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Alabama

Alabama

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Alabama: Rains Helpful, More Hay Harvested – USDA

🕔Jun 29, 2015Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 28, 2015. General According to the National Agriculture Statistics Service’s Alabama Field Office, there were 5.8 days suitable for fieldwork for the week
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Arkansas

Arkansas

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Arkansas Rice: Wet Weekend Expected; Scouting for Blast

🕔Jul 2, 2015Crop Progress Continued favorable weather conditions over the past week look to give way to a rainy 4th of July weekend.  Must of the state is expected to receive heavy
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Colorado

Delaware

Florida

Florida

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Florida Corn: Crop Not Out of the Woods Yet – Video

🕔Jul 1, 2015The corn crop looks promising but isn’t “out of the woods” yet. Until the corn crop is in a bin there are major risks of loss.
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Georgia

Georgia

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Georgia Corn: Southern Rust Is Creeping Slowly

🕔Jul 2, 2015Here is some Southern Corn Rust I saw this week here in Seminole County. I have been pleasantly surprised at how slowly southern rust has spread. In other words, it
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Illinois

Illinois

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Illinois Corn: Diseases Appearing North After Frequent Rains

🕔Jul 1, 2015Last week, I visited all of the University of Illinois corn variety trials in the northern half of the state.  Gray leaf spot and northern leaf blight were beginning to
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Indiana

Indiana

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Indiana Corn: How Late Can You Replant?

🕔Jul 2, 2015Even though essentially all of Indiana’s 2015 corn crop was planted on the first go around, frequent and excessive rains from late May to date, and the subsequent ponding, flooding,
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Iowa

Iowa

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Iowa Corn: Scouting and Prevention for True White Grub

🕔Jul 1, 2015Some grub activity in corn has been noted this growing season. Ideally, scouting for true white grubs should occur prior to planting, however, most people do not realize they have
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Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Louisiana

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Louisiana Rice Field Day: LSU Specialists Talk New Hybrids, Resistance, Fungicides and More

🕔Jul 2, 2015Dustin Harrell, LSU AgCenter rice specialist, told some 400 people attending the Louisiana Rice Research Station Field Day this week that heavy rainfall has made crop management even more of
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Mississippi

Mississippi

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Herbicide Timing – Time-Of-Day Comparisons From 4 Studies

🕔Jul 4, 2015Midsouth crop producers must use every available tool to get the most benefit from application of herbicides to control weeds, as well as ensure that applied herbicides are confined to
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Missouri

Missouri

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Missouri: Localized Flooding Limits Fieldwork – USDA

🕔Jun 29, 2015Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 28, 2015. Precipitation and localized flooding continued to limit fieldwork across most of the state this week, with Missouri averaging 1.83
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Nebraska

Nebraska

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Nebraska: Dodge, Washington Counties See Northern Corn Leaf Blight, Marestail

🕔Jul 2, 2015Most corn is between the V6 and V12 growth stages. Growers, seed companies, and agronomists are monitoring northern corn leaf blight in the area as lesions are now visible. Scouting
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North Carolina

North Carolina

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North Carolina Cotton: Management Considerations for Blooming Fields

🕔Jul 2, 2015Several fields of early planted cotton began blooming this week or will be blooming soon. Normally we would expect to see the first blooms at 58-60 days after planting, however
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North Dakota

Ohio

Ohio

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Ohio Corn: Flooding Kills Off Crops, Ponding Could Hurt Performance

🕔Jun 30, 2015Excessive rain and extensive flooding and ponding have taken a toll on corn fields across Ohio, and could leave some growers facing sudden death of their plants now or diseased
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Oklahoma

South Carolina

South Carolina

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South Carolina Peanuts: 7 Pegging, Pod Set Considerations

🕔Jul 2, 2015Here is another round of production tips from Clemson Peanut Specialist Jay Chapin. An application of Cobra + crop oil went out on killable pigweed and it didn’t even slow
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South Dakota

South Dakota

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South Dakota: Above Average Rain for West, Hay Baling in the East- USDA

🕔Jun 29, 2015For the week ending June 28, 2015, above average rainfall continued across much of west central and southwest South Dakota, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Rainfall totals
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Tennessee

Tennessee

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Tennessee: Sorghum Midge – To Spray or Not to Spray?

🕔Jul 2, 2015Economically damaging infestations of sorghum midge are not very common, particularly on early planted milo. However, high populations can cause substantial yield loss.
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Texas

Texas

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Mo Way on Rice: Watching for Stink Bugs

🕔Jul 3, 2015It’s July 1 and I am considering planting another 1 or 2 blocks of rice! I have replanted rice, soybean and sorghum blocks multiple times this year because of extremely
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Virginia

Virginia

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Virginia Corn: 6 FactorsTo Consider In Fungicide Decisions

🕔Jul 3, 2015Recent warm, wet weather has favored development of foliar diseases in corn and other crops. Northern corn leaf blight has been confirmed in southeastern Virginia over the past week, and
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