Alabama: Soybean Rust Detected in Escambia County
Soybean rust (SBR) was detected in a soybean sentinel plot in Brewton in Escambia County on Aug. 25. This is […]
Arizona: 50% of Cotton Bolls Open, 4% Defoliated – USDA
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 24, 2014. Field Crops Bolls opening is at 50 percent, compared […]
Arkansas Rice: Drier Weather Lets Combines Hit Fields
Crop Progress Progress! Rain chances throughout the week largely failed to materialize. With the rain skipping out, many more combines […]
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California Cotton: West Side Field Day Set For September 11
The 2014 West Side Research and Extension Center California Cotton and Agronomic Crops Field Day will be held Thursday, September […]
Colorado: Rains Benefit Crops, Slow Field Activities – USDA
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 24, 2014. Agricultural Summary: Widespread, isolated precipitation was received throughout most […]
Delaware Soybeans: White Mold in Mature Fields There to Stay
We have had a few reports of sclerotinia stem blight (white mold) on soybeans grown in the mid-Atlantic. This is […]
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Florida Grain Sorghum: Alert – Sugarcane Aphids Are Here
We have tentatively identified the sugarcane aphids on sorghum here in Columbia County. I have heard a positive identification has been made […]
Georgia Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids Expanding Through State
White sugarcane aphids have been found in 10 counties in the southwest quadrant of the state and are expected to […]
Illinois Corn: Did We Miss Boat on Plant Population This Year?
Though some growers may be wondering if they took full advantage of this year’s high-yielding conditions, a University of Illinois […]
Indiana Corn: A Few Things to Do Before Harvest
I am still hopeful that most of Indiana’s 2014 corn crop will physiologically mature in September and that the bulk […]
Iowa: Much Needed Rains Limit Field Work – USDA
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 24, 2014. Much-needed precipitation limited fieldwork to 4.2 days suitable across […]
Kansas Livestock: KSU Beef Stocker Field Day Set Sept. 25
The role of stocker cattle in beef herd rebuilding, as well as production considerations and water use, are among topics […]
Kentucky Soybeans: Poor or No Nodules Found in Many Fields
Several soybeans have turned yellow in the past few weeks and further examination revealed little to no nodules. The problem […]
Louisiana: Rice Farmers Learn Latest on LSU Disease Research
LSU AgCenter scientists held a field tour at the Rice Research Station here on Aug. 26 to discuss their work […]
Michigan: Warmer Temps Needed for Corn — USDA
Crop Progress and Condition Report for the Week Ending Aug. 24 Field Crops There were 5.2 days suitable for fieldwork […]
Minnesota: Spring Wheat Harvest Running Behind — USDA
Crop Progress and Condition Report for the Week Ending Aug. 24 Widespread rains in Minnesota slowed small grains harvesting and […]
Mississippi Cotton: When to Terminate Bollworm Sprays in Late Bt Fields
All of the research done to this point suggests that cotton is safe from bollworm damage when it reaches node […]
Missouri Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids in Southeastern Fields
There are reports that sugarcane aphid arrived in Southeast Missouri on approximately 8/13/14. Efforts are currently being made to get […]
Nebraska Soybeans: Identify Diseases Correctly
Over the past few weeks we have seen several stem and root rots continuing to develop. As most of these […]
New Mexico: Rains Improve Soil Moisture, Delay Silage Harvest – USDA
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 24, 2014. Days suitable for fieldwork were 6.7. Topsoil moisture was […]
North Carolina: Peanut Field Day Slated Sept. 4 in Lewiston-Woodville
North Carolina State University’s Peanut Belt Research Station in Lewiston-Woodville, N.C., will hold its 62nd Annual Peanut Field Day on […]
Grain Storage: Consider Pros, Cons of Alternative Storage Methods
With a considerable amount of last year’s grain crop still in storage, and a bumper crop and low prices this […]
Ohio Corn: Timing of Silage Harvest is Critical
Corn development has accelerated with the recent warm temperatures. Silage harvest has begun in some parts of Ohio with earlier […]
Oklahoma: Peanut and Cotton Field Tour, Fort Cobb, Sept. 23
Oklahoma State University and USDA-Agricultural Research Service will be hosting the Annual Peanut and Cotton Field Tour at the Caddo […]
Pennsylvania: Soybean Sudden Death Syndrome, Brown Stem Rot in Fields
Sudden death syndrome of soybean (SDS) has begun to show up in isolated cases around the state. The symptoms of […]
South Carolina: Hot, Dry Conditions Aid Corn Harvest, Stress Other Crops – USDA
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 24, 2014. GENERAL According to the National Agriculture Statistics Service South […]
South Dakota: Hot, Humid Conditions Delay Grain Harvest, Boost Crop Development – USDA
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 24, 2014. For the week ending August 24, 2014, rain and […]
Tennessee Cotton: Cool Temperatures Set Crop Back
As of Aug. 26, this cooler than normal year has set cotton back by 166-215 heat units, depending on the […]
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Texas Cattle: Training to Lessen ‘Risky Business’ of Beef Production
The program, “Reducing Risk in Beef Production,” will be held Sept. 11 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office […]
Virginia Soybeans: Corn Earworms Low But Plenty Resistant
Although we hear rumors of worms in soybean fields, our scouting does not confirm this. We are finding almost none […]
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