Alabama Cotton: Blue Disease Present – Scout Closely, Submit Samples

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Extension professionals have already confirmed the presence of Cotton leafroll dwarf virus (CLRDV)—the causal agent of cotton blue disease — on multiple research substations across Alabama. The aphid-transmitted disease has […]   🕔Jul 17, 2019
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Arkansas Rice: Reasons To Worry About Disease

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With all the rain from the tropical system known as Barry, sheath blight is picking up speed and we need to stay in front of it. Scout and treat based […]   🕔Jul 22, 2019
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Almonds – Waiting For Shaking – Splitting, Spraying Progress – AgFax

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SUBSCRIBE Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Tree Crops. Our thanks to BASF and its California team for sponsoring this coverage. Got questions or comments? Let us know. Owen […]   🕔Jul 20, 2019
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Georgia: Field Day, Midville, Aug. 14

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The University of Georgia Southeast Georgia Research and Education Center (SREC) in Midville, Georgia, will host its annual field day on Wednesday, Aug. 14. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. […]   🕔Jul 22, 2019
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Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Foliar Fungicide Decisions for Late-Planted Crops

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A new article recently released through the Crop Protection Network (CPN) discusses how to make fungicide decisions in corn and soybean, given the delayed planting scenarios across the Midwest. The […]   🕔Jul 19, 2019
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Kansas Wheat: Farmers Contending with Weeds Left After Harvest

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As the Kansas wheat harvest winds down, farmers likely are turning their attention to another bit of business in those same fields. “With all the moisture we’ve gotten in the […]   🕔Jul 19, 2019
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Kentucky Industrial Hemp: Southern Blight – What You Need to Know

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In 2018, there were significant increases in confirmed cases of southern blight in hemp.  The fungal disease affects a wide range of plant species, as well as hemp. When stems […]   🕔Jul 17, 2019
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Louisiana Sugarcane Poised for Good Harvest Despite Hurricane Barry

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After escaping Hurricane Barry with minimal damage, the Louisiana sugarcane crop seems to be on track for another successful harvest. Barry, a Category 1 hurricane that made landfall July 13 […]   🕔Jul 19, 2019
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Michigan: Marestail Control Options in Fallow Prevent Plant Fields

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Weed control needs to be a priority in non-planted fields this summer to prevent future weed problems.   🕔Jul 17, 2019
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Minnesota: What Can You Learn from Collecting Runoff Water? – Podcast

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Part Two of this special episode of the Nutrient Management Podcast examines what you can learn when you install equipment that collects all the runoff water from a field. What […]   🕔Jul 19, 2019
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Mississippi Corn: Late Season Scouting Priorities – Podcast

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In the wake of Hurricane Barry, Dr. Erick Larson, MSU Extension – State Corn Specialist and Mr. Nolan Stapleton, MSU Extension Associate – Corn Verification Program give a late season […]   🕔Jul 19, 2019
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Missouri Corn: Southern Rust Confirmed In Upper Midsouth

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Southern rust has been detected in southeast Missouri. University of Missouri State Extension Plant Pathologist Kaitlyn Bissonnette indicated that southern rust was first confirmed last week in Pemiscot County in […]   🕔Jul 22, 2019
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North Carolina

North Carolina: Corn Earworms – Take Note of Soy Rec Changes

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We have a number of effective insecticides for corn earworm in North Carolina soybeans. One of these is the insecticide chlorantraniliprole, which an active ingredient in Prevathon and Besiege. Because […]   🕔Jul 17, 2019
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South Carolina

South Carolina Cotton: Focus On Stink Bugs Now

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We have observed aphids crashing in most fields due to the naturally occurring fungus. Help came late from Mother Nature, but we will take it. Spider mites have increased quite […]   🕔Jul 19, 2019
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Tennessee Cotton: Crunch Time for Pest Management

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The 3-4 weeks after first bloom, and typically the last two weeks of July and the first two weeks of August, is a critical window to scout and manage insect […]   🕔Jul 19, 2019
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Texas Department of Ag Seeks Members for New Olive Oil Advisory Board

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Last week, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller announced the Texas Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications to fill nine seats on the new Texas Olive Oil Advisory Board created […]   🕔Jul 22, 2019
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Virginia Ag Expo, Ruther Glen, Aug. 1

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The Virginia Ag Expo is the largest agricultural field day held in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As an educational, marketing and social event, farmers and agribusiness look forward to the […]   🕔Jul 18, 2019
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