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    Alabama

    Alabama Field Reports: Heavy Cotton Damage, Peanut in Better Shape

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    Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 14, 2018. County Comments Bobby Beasley, Henry County Hurricane Michael destroyed the cotton crops and left peanuts in a volatile state […]   🕔Oct 16, 2018
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    Arkansas

    Arkansas: Cover Crop Seeding Rate, Establishment Guidelines

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    Weather currently has harvest and cover crop planting at a standstill. Please find below the recommended cover crop seeding rates and planting practices for cover crops in Arkansas. The planting […]   🕔Oct 15, 2018
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    California

    California Invests Over $100 Mln in Ag Conservation in 2018

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    California invested just over $100 million in a broad diversity of conservation contracts with farmers, ranchers and private forest landowners through the USDA’s Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) in the […]   🕔Oct 15, 2018
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    Colorado

    Colorado: 7 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

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    Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated seven Colorado counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Eagle, Grand, Jackson, Lake, Park, Routt and Summit counties who suffered losses due to a […]   🕔Oct 15, 2018
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    Georgia

    Georgia: Hurricane Relief – Livestock Mortality and Carcass Disposal

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    Georgia farmers and ranchers who suffered damage to working lands and livestock mortality because of Hurricane Michael are encouraged to sign up for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) through […]   🕔Oct 16, 2018
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    Illinois

    Illinois Corn, Soy: Reviewing Prices and Market Facilitation Payments

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    As the trade conflict with China continues, prices for many agricultural commodities remain relatively low. Illinois corn and soybean prices dipped to new lows in September, coinciding with the latest […]   🕔Oct 12, 2018
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    Iowa

    Iowa: Wayne County Designated Natural Disaster Area from Drought

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    Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated Wayne County, Iowa, as a primary natural disaster area. Producers who suffered losses due to a recent drought may be eligible for U.S. Department of […]   🕔Oct 15, 2018
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    Kansas

    Kansas: 3 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

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    Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated three Kansas counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Anderson, Brown and Linn counties who suffered losses due to a recent drought may be […]   🕔Oct 15, 2018
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    Louisiana

    Louisiana: ‘Big Data’ Presents New Opportunities, Challenges in Ag

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    Every summer, scientists at agriculture research stations spend hours with clipboards in hand walking down row after row of plants, going about a tedious chore known as rating plots. Often, […]   🕔Oct 16, 2018
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    Minnesota

    Minnesota: Wet Weather, Wet Soybeans, Tough Situation

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    With continued cold, cloudy, and rainy conditions across Minnesota, farmers are beginning to question when they will be able to get into the field to harvest their soybeans. Excessive rains […]   🕔Oct 11, 2018
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    Mississippi

    Mississippi Foundation Sweetpotato Transition Plan and Order Form

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    Last week Mississippi State University announced a three-year transition plan of its Foundation Sweetpotato Seed Program which is operated out of the Pontotoc Ridge-Flatwoods Branch Experiment Station in Pontotoc, MS.  […]   🕔Oct 15, 2018
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    Missouri

    Missouri: 8 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

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    Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated eight Missouri counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Cedar, Cole, Dallas, Greene, Hickory, Laclede, Polk and St. Clair counties who suffered losses due […]   🕔Oct 15, 2018
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    Nebraska

    Nebraska Extension Weed Science School, Mead, Oct. 31

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    Growers, crop consultants and educators are encouraged to attend the day-long Nebraska Extension Weed Science School Oct. 31 at the University of Nebraska’s Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center near Mead.   🕔Oct 15, 2018
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    New Jersey

    No-Till Farming: New Jersey Schedules First-Ever Conference

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    New Jersey’s first-ever no-till and cover crop conference will be held Thursday, December 13, at Hawk Pointe Golf Course in Washington, NJ. The day-long conference features experts in no-till and cover […]   🕔Oct 16, 2018
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    North Carolina

    North Carolina Sweet Potatoes: Impacts of Guava Root Knot Nematode Quarantine

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    Meloidogyne enterolobii Internal Quarantine from NCDA On Friday, October 5, 2018, the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services released a press statement outlining a quarantine for the guava root […]   🕔Oct 12, 2018
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    North Dakota

    North Dakota Soybeans: Tips for Drying, Storing Your Crop

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    A challenging soybean harvest is creating many questions related to storage and drying, according to Ken Hellevang, agricultural engineer with the North Dakota State University Extension Service. Soybeans at 11% […]   🕔Oct 15, 2018
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    Ohio

    Ohio Wheat: Delayed Planting – What Should You Do?

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    Wet weather has delayed wheat planting in many areas of the state. Generally, the best time to plant wheat is the 10-day period starting the day after the fly-free-safe date.  […]   🕔Oct 16, 2018
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    Oklahoma

    Oklahoma Alfalfa: Fall Army Worms are Here Until We Get a Frost

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    As the weather moderates and temperatures turn cooler alfalfa growers must remain vigilant in monitoring newly planted and existing alfalfa stands for fall armyworm (FAW) presence. Reports from late August […]   🕔Oct 15, 2018
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    South Dakota

    South Dakota Soybeans: Waiting on 2018 Harvest

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    The cool, damp weather has put the brakes on many acres of soybean harvest this year. Although South Dakota has seen late harvest seasons in the past, this year is […]   🕔Oct 11, 2018
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    Texas

    Texas Field Reports: Tough Year for Grain Growers

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    Texas grain producers faced a difficult 2018 as natural and market forces aligned against them, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Drought conditions and high temperatures hurt production […]   🕔Oct 16, 2018
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    Virginia

    Virginia Cotton: Damage Not as Bad as Expected

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    Farmers wake up in our region to a beautiful day after a sleepless night with howling winds.  I wouldn’t say we dodged the bullet this time as we got hit with 50 mph winds […]   🕔Oct 12, 2018
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