Alabama

Alabama: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought

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Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated two Alabama counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Baldwin and Mobile counties who suffered losses due to recent drought, may be eligible for […]   🕔Jul 2, 2020
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Arkansas

Rice Disease Alert: Leaf Blast Has Started; Sheath Blight Is Bouncing

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Blast: We received our first report of leaf blast on June 30 in 2020 from Randolph County on a medium grain rice, Titan. Although minimal, blast has been detected this season on […]   🕔Jul 1, 2020
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California

California: 22 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought

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Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 22 California counties, as primary natural disaster areas, under two separate disaster designations. Producers who suffered losses due to recent drought, may be eligible for […]   🕔Jul 2, 2020
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Florida

Florida: Videos from Virtual Perennial Peanut Field Day

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For the past several years the Perennial Peanut Producers Association, and UF/IFAS Extension have partnered to host a summer field day at UF/IFAS research stations in North Florida. This year […]   🕔Jun 26, 2020
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Georgia

Georgia Cotton Commission – Richey Seaton Retiring, Sills to Serve as Executive Director

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The Georgia Cotton Commission recently announced that Richey Seaton, the Commission’s Executive Director, has decided to retire effective August 1, 2020.  Taylor Sills will serve as Executive Director upon Seaton’s […]   🕔Jul 1, 2020
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Illinois

Illinois Corn: Dealing with Bacterial Leaf Streak

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Recently there have been a flood of reports of Bacterial leaf streak (BLS) from areas within Iowa.  Not surprisingly reports of  BLS have started to come in from portions of Northern Illinois, an […]   🕔Jun 29, 2020
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Indiana

Indiana: Weed Management Considerations for Late June

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As we move into this time of the year, weed control operations in corn are mostly complete.  Weed control operations in soybeans are still ongoing with many folks putting on […]   🕔Jun 29, 2020
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Iowa

Iowa, Minnesota Webinar Series – Essential Row Crop Management for Summer 2020 – July 14

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University of Minnesota Extension and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach are collaborating to provide another series of short, timely, and topic-specific webinars for farmers, ag professionals, Extension personnel and […]   🕔Jul 2, 2020
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Kansas

Kansas: Researchers Ask Farmers to Complete Weed Challenge Survey

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Every year Kansas farmers wage a silent but persistent battle with weeds that rob their crops of valuable moisture and nutrients in the soil and reduce crop yields. Compounding the […]   🕔Jun 26, 2020
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Kentucky

Kentucky Soybeans: Septoria Brown Spot and Phyllosticta Leaf Spot

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As the rains fall, environmental conditions become favorable for leaf diseases of soybean.  Currently, there are a couple of foliar diseases of soybean that can be observed in fields in […]   🕔Jul 1, 2020
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Louisiana

Rice: Horizon Ag’s Louisiana Field Day Coming Up On July 8

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Rice farmers will see and hear firsthand about the latest developments in the Provisia Rice System and the new Clearfield variety CLL17, available for planting next season, at the 2020 […]   🕔Jul 2, 2020
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Michigan

Michigan Wheat: 1st True Armyworm Outbreak Since 2010

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Some wheat growers in southern Michigan counties have experienced their first true armyworm outbreak since 2010. In the past few days, we have been contacted by several farmers in many […]   🕔Jun 26, 2020
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Minnesota

Iowa, Minnesota Webinar Series – Essential Row Crop Management for Summer 2020 – July 14

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University of Minnesota Extension and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach are collaborating to provide another series of short, timely, and topic-specific webinars for farmers, ag professionals, Extension personnel and […]   🕔Jul 2, 2020
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Mississippi

Mississippi: 3 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought

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Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated three Mississippi counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Hancock, Harrison, and Jackson counties who suffered losses due to recent drought, may be eligible […]   🕔Jul 2, 2020
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Nebraska

Nebraska: Fungicide Resistance and Management of Frogeye Leaf Spot of Soybean

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In 2019, QoI (strobilurin, FRAC group 11) fungicide resistance was detected in soybean frogeye leaf spot samples from 10 Nebraska counties (Fig. 1). Yield loss The presence of frogeye leaf […]   🕔Jul 1, 2020
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North Carolina

North Carolina Cotton: Pre-Bloom Plant Bug Management

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With cotton moving into squaring it’s a good time to think about a game plan for tarnished plant bugs. In recent years, tarnished plant bug infestations have extended far into […]   🕔Jul 1, 2020
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Ohio

Ohio Soybeans: Double Crop Recommendations

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As small grains are harvested across the state, here are some management considerations for double-crop soybean production: Relative Maturity. Relative maturity (RM) has little effect on yield when soybeans are planted […]   🕔Jun 30, 2020
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Oklahoma

Oklahoma: 5 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought

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Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated five Oklahoma counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Beaver, Blaine, Dewey, Kingfisher, and Major counties who suffered losses due to recent drought may […]   🕔Jul 2, 2020
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Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Soybeans: Controlling Volunteer Corn

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Volunteer corn in soybeans can impact yield. Here are some suggestions to help control this problem.   🕔Jun 29, 2020
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South Dakota

South Dakota: Deuel County Designated Natural Disaster Area to Floods

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Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated Deuel County, South Dakota, as a primary natural disaster area. Producers who suffered losses due to excessive moisture and flooding that has occurred since Jan. […]   🕔Jul 2, 2020
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Tennessee

Tennessee: Weed, Insect Problems Going into July – Podcast

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Weed management is dominating calls to UT Extension specialists this week. Larry Steckel answers those frequently asked questions in this episode. Scott Stewart joins him to discuss insect management issues to […]   🕔Jul 2, 2020
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Texas

Texas West Plains Cotton: Insects Mostly Quiet, Weeds a Bigger Problem

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Cotton ranges from 5 to 13 total nodes with square set very good at +80%. The scouts have been counting at most 5 first position squares. On average the first […]   🕔Jul 2, 2020
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Virginia

Virginia Cotton: Considerations for Fertilizer Side-Dressing

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The cotton during the first week of planting is all at about the 7 leaf stage and the 8th leaf is clearly visible in the bud.  This has brought us […]   🕔Jun 26, 2020
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