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Alabama

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Alabama: Scouting School Set for June 9 in Autauga County

🕔May 27, 2015The Central Alabama Crop Scouting School will be held on Tuesday, June 9 at the Autauga County Agriculture Center (2226 Hwy 14 W Autaugaville, AL). Registration will begin at 8:00 a.m.
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Arkansas

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Arkansas Rice: Options Running Out for Preflood Nitrogen Applications

🕔May 28, 2015For many rice fields, options are running out for preflood nitrogen (N) applications.  It’s time to play the hand we’re being dealt with no time to wait for new cards.  Last
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California

California

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Heat Worsens Drought Effects in California, Study Shows

🕔May 28, 2015Although record low precipitation has been the main driver of one of the worst droughts in California history, abnormally high temperatures have also played an important role in amplifying its
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Florida: Field Work Progresses – USDA

🕔May 26, 2015Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 24, 2015. Weather Summary: According to Florida’s Automated Weather Network (FAWN), rainfall ranged from no rain to 3.7 inches across the State.
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Midwest Corn: From Up and Growing to Just Emerged – AgFax Midwest Grain

🕔May 28, 2015Kentucky growers are looking for an opportunity with canola this year.     Striped rust is showing up in Nebraska wheat, and fungicides are playing out. Wisconsin corn growers are
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Illinois

Illinois

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Illinois: Rains Aid Emerging Progress – USDA

🕔May 26, 2015Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 24, 2015. Statewide, precipitation averaged 0.29 inches, 0.60 inches below normal. The average temperature was 60.2 degrees, 5.3 degrees below normal.
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Indiana

Indiana

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Indiana, Nebraska: Seems to be the Spring that Never Ends – DTN

🕔May 26, 2015The 1968 surfing documentary “The Endless Summer” asserted that by jetting around the world, it’s possible to make one season last forever. But for View From the Cab farmers Lane
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Iowa

Iowa

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Iowa Corn: True Armyworms Defoliating Seedlings

🕔May 27, 2015The true armyworm is a migratory pest from the southern U.S. that feeds on the leaf tissue of early and late vegetative corn. Adult true armyworm moths are attracted to
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Kansas

Kansas

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Kansas: Limited Planting of Spring Crops – USDA

🕔May 26, 2015For the week ending May 24, 2015, precipitation was received statewide, with up to three inches of rain was recorded in southwest and south central Kansas, according to the USDA’s
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Kentucky

Kentucky

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Kentucky Wheat: Head Scab Minimal, Rust Widespread

🕔May 28, 2015Wheat that flowered May 10 or earlier has mostly escaped Fusarium head blight (A.K.A head scab). Infections take about 21 days to be fully expressed following infection, so it is
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Louisiana

Louisiana

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Louisiana Rice: Excessive Rains Hinder Fertilization

🕔May 28, 2015Rainfall having an effect on mid-season N fertilization This year has really been an odd year. This is the first time that I can remember that the constant rainfall has
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Mississippi

Mississippi

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Mississippi Corn: Effects of Compaction from Tire Traffic

🕔May 28, 2015As a lot of our corn progresses through rapid vegetative stages approaching tassel, issues associated with soil compaction are becoming more evident.
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Missouri

Missouri

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Missouri: Delayed Corn Planting Creates Difficult Management Decisions

🕔May 27, 2015The latest USDA report on planting progress (May 26) shows that about 15% of the planned corn acres in Missouri have not been planted. This is almost 500,000 acres. Most
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Nebraska

Nebraska

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Nebraska Soybeans: 4 Considerations for Late-Planted Fields

🕔May 28, 2015Producers usually start to wonder if they should make any soybean management changes as they move into June planting such as changing relative maturity, row spacing, and seeding rates. As
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North Carolina

North Carolina

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North Carolina Tobacco: Budworms Hatching, but Wait Til They Reach Threshold

🕔May 27, 2015We observed our first budworm of the season this week in our research at the Upper Coastal Plain Research Station near Rocky Mount, and I’ve also gotten word from agents
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North Dakota

North Dakota

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North Dakota: Little Precipitation Allows for Continued Planting – USDA

🕔May 26, 2015For the week ending May 24, 2015, little precipitation was received across much of the State, which allowed producers to continue planting their crops, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural
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Ohio

Ohio

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Ohio Soybeans: Consider All Options Before Replanting

🕔May 28, 2015With the majority of soybeans now planted in Ohio and some plants beginning to emerge, growers statewide should evaluate soybean stands to determine if their crops are doing well or
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Oklahoma

South Carolina

South Carolina

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South Carolina Pecans: Successful Growers Have to Be Good Decision-Makers

🕔May 28, 2015Decisions, decisions. Sometimes they make you feel like a nut, sometimes they don’t. But when it comes to the health and productivity of pecan trees, good decisions can make a
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South Dakota

South Dakota

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South Dakota: Planting Progress Minimal – USDA

🕔May 26, 2015Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 24, 2015. For the week ending May 24, 2015, rainfall continued to mitigate dry conditions; however, planting progress was minimal for
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Tennessee

Tennessee

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Tennessee Cotton: Keep or Replant? 4 Things to Evaluate

🕔May 28, 2015Heavy rains immediately following planting have forced many to consider this age-old question.  Although this is not new territory for many, there are a few points that should be kept
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Texas

Texas

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Texas: Stiles Farm Field Day, Thrall, June 16

🕔May 27, 2015Management of new technology in cotton, plus methods used to reduce planting populations in grain sorghum, will be part of several presentations scheduled for the 52nd Stiles Farm Field Day
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Virginia

Virginia

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Virginia Cotton: Western Areas Get Rain

🕔May 28, 2015Well land sakes, Pinopolis road & Cary’s Bridge (also refered to as Pinopolis Rd. North by farmers south of 58) benefited from a good inch of rain or maybe more.
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Tobacco: A Small Crop Gets Off to a Late Start

🕔May 26, 2015In the Bluegrass of Kentucky, burley growers are dealing with a lot less tobacco and a late start, with similar stories across the country.
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