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Alabama

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Alabama: Armyworm Activity Picking Up In Parts Of State

🕔Jun 24, 2016We have received phone calls from producers in southeast Alabama regarding beet, fall and southern armyworms. Southern armyworms has about four generations in the southeastern U.S. Eggs are laid in clusters
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Arizona

Arkansas

Arkansas

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Arkansas: Research Lacking to Back Claims for Foliar-Applied Fertilizers

🕔Jun 24, 2016Farmers must ask at least two fundamental questions about every product they are asked to purchase and apply to their crop: What is the frequency of crop response and what
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California

California

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California: Heat Accelerates Crop Growth

🕔Jun 21, 2016Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 19, 2016. WEATHER A hot and dry week across the state of California as an upper-level ridge of high pressure continued
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Colorado

Delaware

Florida

Florida

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Florida Peanuts: Spotted Wilt Virus Showing Up in Jackson County

🕔Jun 17, 2016Always unpredictable, spotted wilt disease of peanut in the southeast has ebbed and flowed over the years.  For many years, the disease was moderate to severe at the North Florida
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Georgia

Georgia

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Georgia: Cotton Aphids Active in Fields

🕔Jun 23, 2016Cotton aphids are active in Thomas County fields, which is earlier than usual.
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Illinois

Illinois

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Illinois Corn: High Winds, Rain, and Hail Hammer Crops

🕔Jun 24, 2016High winds hit parts of central and north-central Illinois on June 22 and 23, flattening corn that was at stages V10 to V13 or so (4 to 7 feet tall.)
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Indiana

Indiana

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Agricultural Research: Purdue Joins Coalition – U.S. Losing Ground to China

🕔Jun 20, 2016Purdue University is among 13 U.S. research institutions in the United States joining the Supporters of Agricultural Research Foundation in calling for a “new surge” in federal support of food
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Iowa

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Cotton – Midsouth – More Plant Bugs, More Treatments – AgFax

🕔Jun 24, 2016Plant bug sprays are going out more frequently this week and on what sounds like a wider basis. Plant bugs aren’t hitting treatment level everywhere but at least some cotton
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Kansas

Kansas

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Kansas Wheat: Control Volunteer Wheat Early in Hail-Damaged Crop

🕔Jun 22, 2016Volunteer wheat doesn’t all emerge at the same time, unfortunately. Some can start emerging early where wheat in the heading stage was damaged by hail, said Dallas Peterson, K-State Research
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Kentucky

Louisiana

Louisiana

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Louisiana Pecans: Diseases, Insects Featured at Grower Meeting

🕔Jun 23, 2016By Rick Bogren, LSU AgCenter Choosing the proper fungicide and alternating among those in different chemical groups are important considerations in managing diseases in pecan trees, experts told the audience
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Michigan

Michigan

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Michigan Irrigation: Measuring Soil Moisture, Application Uniformity

🕔Jun 24, 2016Irrigation of crop fields is a common practice in areas of the country that receive little rainfall or have soils with little water-holding capacity. A few regions in Michigan that
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Minnesota

Mississippi

Mississippi

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North Mississippi Row Crops Field Day, Verona, Aug. 11

🕔Jun 23, 2016By Michaela Parker, MUS AgCommunications North Mississippi farmers and consultants can learn about the latest row crop research and the potential for using unmanned aircraft systems in crop production during a
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Missouri

Nebraska

Nebraska

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Nebraska: Extreme Heat Stress, Soil Temperature on Plant Growth, Development

🕔Jun 24, 2016Whether in the presence or absence of adequate soil moisture in the soil profile, heat stress can be an important risk and/or limitation to plant growth and development. While some
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Nevada

New Mexico

AgFax Weed Solutions

  • Weed Resistance Management – 6 Ways Your 2017 Planning Starts Now

    Things done this crop year can greatly influence how much herbicide resistance stress you'll face next year. The post Weed Resistance Management – 6 Ways Your 2017 Planning Starts Now appeared first on AgFax Weed Solutions. […]

  • Herbicide Resistance – Prevention Starts In The Tank

    Farmers with strong tankmix programs reduce risks of weed resistance later, based on a landmark study of 100 commercial fields over time. The post Herbicide Resistance – Prevention Starts In The Tank appeared first on AgFax Weed Solutions. […]

  • Herbicide Tankmixes – 4 Tips For Improving The Odds

    Weeds gain resistance via mutations, allowing them to fit into your weed management program. Tankmixing takes away their ability to adapt. Here are 4 tips to ensure your tankmix is up to that task. The post Herbicide Tankmixes – 4 Tips For Improving The Odds appeared first on AgFax Weed Solutions. […]

North Carolina

North Carolina

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North Carolina Field Reports: Wheat Harvest Speeds Along, Corn Crops Stressed

🕔Jun 20, 2016Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 19, 2016. Extension Comments Stanley Holloway – Yancey County Extension Dry soil conditions prevail even with light rain during the week.
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North Dakota

North Dakota

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North Dakota Upholds Ban on Corporate Farming

🕔Jun 19, 2016There has been lots of news recently in North Dakota regarding a law that has been on the books since 1932 prohibiting non family corporate ownership of farms or ranches in
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Ohio

Ohio

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Ohio: 5 Tips to Reduce Spray Drift

🕔Jun 21, 2016Due to concerns for production costs, safety, and the environment, it is important to maximize the pesticide deposit on the target. One of the major problems challenging pesticide applicators is
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Oklahoma

South Carolina

South Carolina

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South Carolina Cotton: Moving To Aphids, Mites And Plant Bugs

🕔Jun 24, 2016Drake Perrow, an experienced crop consultant in the state, reported that he is seeing a few aphids and spider mites but very little activity with insects. He did mention that
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South Dakota

Tennessee

Tennessee

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Tennessee Field Reports: Great Progress on Wheat Harvest

🕔Jun 21, 2016Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 19, 2016. County Agent Comments Tim Campbell, Dyer County Great progress has been made this week with wheat harvest. Hearing about
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Texas

Texas

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Texas Field Reports: Sun, Heat, and Wind Drying Out Soils

🕔Jun 22, 2016Soil moisture indexes around the state are beginning to drop as higher temperatures and sunny days mark summer’s arrival. Heat, sun and wind all affect soil moisture as well as
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Virginia

Virginia

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Virginia Cotton: Residual Herbicides Make Comeback Against Resistant Weeds

🕔Jun 22, 2016We have moved back to more intensive use of residual herbicides for cotton production as we manage resistant weeds. Some of our slow growth this year has been because of
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Wisconsin

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Tobacco: Tomato Spotted Wilt Outbreaks in 3 States

🕔Jun 21, 2016Tomato spotted wilt is widespread in Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina, likely from the warm winter.
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