Alabama

Alabama

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Alabama Field Reports: Corn Harvest Picks Up

🕔Aug 30, 2016Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 28, 2016. County Comments Thomas Atkinson, Madison County Same drought story just another week. Beginning to get a little rain, but
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Arkansas

Arkansas

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Arkansas Field Reports: Rice Harvest Begins in Earnest; Flood Damage Becomes More Evident

🕔Aug 30, 2016Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 28, 2016. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Berni Kurz, Washington County “Scattered rains relieved some pasture drought conditions. Soybeans
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California

California

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California: Almond Harvest in Full Swing, Walnuts, Pistachios Should Begin Soon

🕔Aug 30, 2016Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 28, 2016. WEATHER Last week had a warm summer-like start, with noticeable cooling taking place over the weekend. Monday brought showers
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Colorado

Delaware

Delaware

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Delaware Soybeans, Sorghum: Scout Fields Before Making Insecticide Decisions

🕔Aug 29, 2016Soybeans We continue to find a variety of defoliating insects in soybeans. Although green cloverworm populations remain high in some fields, we are also seeing a large number of moths
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Florida

Florida

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Florida: Scout Fields to Avoid Minor Problems Becoming Major Ones

🕔Aug 26, 2016If I can give one word of advice, it is to get out into the fields and investigate. Crops in North Florida appear to be deteriorating rapidly in many instances
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Georgia

Georgia

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Georgia Field Reports: Corn Harvest Chugs Along in Dry Conditions

🕔Aug 29, 2016Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 28, 2016. County Comments Michael Wheeler, Hall County Pastures are in bad shape due to armyworms. Producers are cutting hay if
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Illinois

Illinois

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Illinois Corn: New Disease Identified in DeKalb County

🕔Aug 26, 2016One positive sample of bacterial leaf streak was found in a corn field in DeKalb County, Illinois, its identification verified yesterday by the USDA. With this presence in Illinois, bacterial
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Indiana

Indiana

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Indiana Corn: Ear Rot Observed Across the State

🕔Aug 26, 2016Diplodia and Trichoderma ear rots have been observed across Indiana. As harvest begins, it is important to identify fields that may have ear rots to ensure timely harvest and proper
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Iowa

Iowa

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Iowa Corn: 10 Considerations for Aphid Management

🕔Aug 24, 2016In the past, corn leaf aphid could be a problem during corn tasseling. This species aggregated around the ear and silks, and sometimes their honeydew production interfered with pollination. But
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Kansas

Kansas

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Kansas: Abengoa Bioenergy Plant Auction Planned for October – DTN

🕔Aug 25, 2016Abengoa Bioenergy’s cellulosic ethanol plant in Hugoton, Kansas, could have a new owner by the end of October, an official with the company hired by Abengoa to sell the plant
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Kentucky

Kentucky

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Kentucky Wheat: Preparing for the Winter Planting Season

🕔Aug 30, 2016The optimal planting window for winter wheat in Kentucky is quickly approaching: October 10-30. Prior to the physical planting of wheat, farmers must make several critical decisions to maximize wheat
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Louisiana

Louisiana

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Louisiana Field Reports: Flood Problems Continue with Prolonged Wetness

🕔Aug 30, 2016Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 28, 2016. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Bruce Garner, West Carroll Parish “Continued light to moderate rains over the
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Maryland

Michigan

Michigan

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Michigan Corn: Check for Western Bean Cutworm Damage Before Harvest

🕔Aug 26, 2016A lot of western bean cutworm damage is being found in central and southern Michigan, in both non-Bt and Bt corn (including Cry1F). I would appreciate any observations on percent
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Minnesota

Minnesota

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Minnesota Soybeans: First Detection of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

🕔Aug 29, 2016The brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) was recently detected for the first time in Minnesota soybean. A single adult specimen was collected in sweep net samples from a soybean field
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Mississippi

Mississippi

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Mississippi Field Reports: Harvest Picks Up Pace with Drier Conditions

🕔Aug 30, 2016Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 28, 2016. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Anthony DeWayne, Tunica County “Recent rainfall has been very beneficial for soybeans,
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Missouri

Missouri

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Missouri Soybeans: First Instance of Kudzu Bug Found in State

🕔Aug 29, 2016Kudzu bug was found in Missouri for the first time this morning (8/29) on kudzu off of WW highway near Campbell.
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Nebraska

Nebraska

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Nebraska Soybeans: Sudden Death Syndrome Showing Up

🕔Aug 29, 2016Over the past week there have been several reports of Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS) showing up in soybeans. This is the time of year to identify stem and root rots
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Nevada

New Mexico

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North Carolina

North Carolina

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North Carolina Field Reports: Conditions Continue to Deteriorate as Corn Harvest Picks Up

🕔Aug 29, 2016Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 28, 2016. Extension Comments Charles Mitchell – Franklin County Extension Franklin County has been extremely dry in most locations over the
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Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania: Cover Crop Season in Full Swing

🕔Aug 24, 2016A critical component of soil management is to plant cover crops as soon as possible after harvest of the previous crop. Open fields after small grain harvest should be planted
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South Carolina

South Carolina

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South Carolina Field Reports: Corn Harvest Leaps Forward

🕔Aug 30, 2016Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 28, 2016. County Extension Comments Russell Skipper, Horry County Tobacco and corn harvest are winding down in our area and the
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South Dakota

South Dakota

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South Dakota: Pre-Harvest Weed Control Options

🕔Aug 29, 2016Row crops are maturing fast and some are showing a lot of weed escapes from waterhemp, velvetleaf, and marestail. To reduce germination of weed seeds and help with harvest late
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Tennessee

Tennessee

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Tennessee Field Reports: Rains Improve Crops Overall; Some Insect Problems

🕔Aug 30, 2016Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 28, 2016. County Agent Comments Tim Campbell, Dyer County Much needed rain received last week. Corn drying down in many fields
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Texas

Texas

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Texas: Concho Valley Wildlife Management Program, San Angelo, Sept. 23

🕔Aug 29, 2016Hunting season is just around the corner, and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has set the multi-county Concho Valley Wildlife Management Program from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 23 in
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Virginia

Virginia

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Virginia Field Reports: Hot, Dry Conditions Stressing Crops

🕔Aug 30, 2016Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 28, 2016. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other
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