Alabama

Alabama Field Reports: Wet Conditions Slow Planting

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Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 21, 2019. County Comments Dan Porch, Blount County The week began and finished wet. Cool season forages growing well as temperatures […]   🕔Apr 23, 2019
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Arkansas

Arkansas: Horseweed Making a Comeback… Again!

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Horseweed (marestail) has always been an issue at spring burndown prior to planting. In the early 2000’s, it became a much bigger problem in the Southern US by developing resistance […]   🕔Apr 24, 2019
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California

California Almond Acreage Increased in 2018

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USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) reports that California’s almond acreage continued to increase in 2018. Bearing acres, or orchards that have matured enough to produce a crop, are reported […]   🕔Apr 24, 2019
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Georgia

Georgia Field Reports: Cotton Planting Begins, Some Early Peanuts

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Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 21, 2019. County Comments Adam Speir, Madison County Ryegrass pastures and hayfields were really starting to come in. Early soybeans will […]   🕔Apr 23, 2019
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Illinois

Illinois: One Last Look at 2019 Crop Budgets Before Planting

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Hopefully, planting proceeds quickly as weather forecasts suggest drying weather this week. Using up-to-date prices, we take one more look at 2019 corn and soybean budgets before planting commences. Not […]   🕔Apr 24, 2019
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Indiana

Indiana Corn, Soybeans: Wild Garlic Control in No-Till Fields

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Wild garlic has shown up in many Indiana no-till corn and soybean fields this spring especially, in southern Indiana.  Wild garlic is most troublesome in wheat, where aerial bulblets contaminate […]   🕔Apr 23, 2019
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Iowa

Iowa Corn: Planting Progress Slow, but There’s Still Time

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Corn planting progress began over the last several days, especially in the central and southern tiers of Iowa. That is good news, unfortunately, in north central and northwest Iowa field […]   🕔Apr 23, 2019
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Kansas

Kansas Wheat: Growers Urged to Look for Yellowing in Fields

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A Kansas State University wheat expert says that yellowing in some Kansas wheat fields is not uncommon for this time of year, but growers should be aware of steps they […]   🕔Apr 18, 2019
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Kentucky

U. of Kentucky, Jim Beam Partner to Create James B. Beam Institute for Kentucky Spirits

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Jim Beam Bourbon will donate $5 million to the University of Kentucky to establish the James B. Beam Institute for Kentucky Spirits. The institute will support a curriculum to educate […]   🕔Apr 24, 2019
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Louisiana

Louisiana Field Reports: More Sunshine Would Be Welcome

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Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 21, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Vincent Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish “Cooler than average temperatures and wet soils […]   🕔Apr 23, 2019
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Minnesota

Minnesota Corn: Planting or Nitrogen – Which Comes First in Wet Spring?

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Wet conditions last fall and this spring have limited the number of acres that received nitrogen in preparation for the upcoming growing season. This creates the challenging dilemma of whether […]   🕔Apr 24, 2019
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Mississippi

Mississippi Corn: New Methods to Assess Stands, Make Replant Decisions

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Adverse conditions are causing many corn stand establishment issues this spring. Most issues are resulting from plantings which were planted in late March and early April prior to heavy rainfall […]   🕔Apr 23, 2019
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Nebraska

Nebraska Corn, Soybeans, Sorghum: 2,4-D and Dicamba Burndown Guidelines

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Of particular concern are giant ragweed, kochia, and marestail. We believe there are numerous populations of these species in Nebraska that cannot be controlled by glyphosate because they have evolved resistance […]   🕔Apr 22, 2019
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North Carolina

North Carolina Cotton: Positive Planting Forecast

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Soil temperature at a 3-inch depth was 64.4 degrees at 8 this morning (April 24). Soil temperature quickly increased to almost 76 degrees by 4:00 p.m. The DD60’s predicted for […]   🕔Apr 24, 2019
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Ohio

Ohio Corn: Management Changes to Consider for Later Planting

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As prospects for a timely start to spring planting diminish, growers need to reassess their planting strategies and consider adjustments. Since delayed planting reduces the yield potential of corn, the […]   🕔Apr 23, 2019
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Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Corn: Burndown Herbicide Suggestions

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There are various herbicide options for burndown in no-till corn. Here are some products to consider and comments on best-use practices about each.   🕔Apr 23, 2019
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South Carolina

South Carolina Field Reports: Weekend Storms Stall Planting

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Crop Progress and Conditions for the Week Ending April 21, 2019. County Comments David Dewitt, Kershaw County Another shortened week ended by a large storm on Friday. Amounts of rain […]   🕔Apr 23, 2019
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Tennessee

Tennessee Field Reports: Wet Conditions Continue to Hinder Planting

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Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 21, 2019. County Agent Comments Jeff Via, Fayette County The farmers in Fayette County will be planting corn and beans this […]   🕔Apr 23, 2019
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Texas

Texas: Coleman County Field Crop Program, Coleman, May 7

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The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Coleman will hold the Coleman County Field Crop Program May 7 at the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 500 W. Live […]   🕔Apr 24, 2019
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Virginia

Virginia Field Reports: Weekend Storms Bring Tornadoes, Wind Damage

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Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 21, 2019. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other […]   🕔Apr 23, 2019
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Wisconsin

Wisconsin Soybeans: Building Resistance to Stem Rot, Drought

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If there’s anything that could be called the archenemy of Midwestern soybean producers, it just might be Sclerotinia stem rot. Once thought of as only a sporadic problem in the […]   🕔Apr 24, 2019
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