Arkansas Rice: $324K Grant to Examine New Weed Management Tactics

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A team led by Tommy Butts, extension weed scientist for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, will be exploring new ways to manage herbicide-resistant weeds in row rice […]   🕔Oct 23, 2020
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California Almonds: NOW Orchard Sanitation Remains Key To Maintaining Quality

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Navel orangeworm (NOW) is the key pest of almonds, causing more income loss due to reject nuts than any other pest. Pesticide sprays, alone, cannot control this pest. A combination […]   🕔Oct 22, 2020
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Georgia Peanuts: Through the Eyes of a Farmer – Hitchcock Farms – Video

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It’s #FarmerFriday and time to meet the Hitchcock family from Tennille, Georgia. Brothers, James and Jonathan Hitchcock, work alongside of Jonathon’s wife, Bridget, on their row crop and cattle farm. The family […]   🕔Oct 23, 2020
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Illinois Corn, Soybeans: 2019 ARC-CO Payments

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With the 2019 marketing year average (MYA) prices for corn and soybeans finalized as of the end of September, and the Farm Service Agency (FSA) recently releasing actual county yields for the […]   🕔Oct 21, 2020
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Indiana Soybeans: Free Frogeye Leaf Spot Sampling Offered

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Frogeye leaf spot (FLS) is becoming a serious threat to soybean production in Indiana and surrounding states. Traditionally a southern disease, it can cause yield loss up to 60%. In […]   🕔Oct 21, 2020
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Iowa: Soybean Sudden Death Syndrome and the 2020 Derecho

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The 2020 derecho left large amounts of downed corn as it swept across Iowa. Farmers faced the challenge of determining the best way to deal with this corn, which in […]   🕔Oct 26, 2020
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Louisiana: 2020 Soybean Season Summary

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The 2020 soybean season has been one for the history books. In March, the USDA estimated Louisiana producers would increase soybean acres by 10% from 2019, for a total of […]   🕔Oct 26, 2020
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Minnesota: Online Crop Pest Management Connect Conference, Dec. 8-10

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Save the dates for University of Minnesota Extension’s Crop Pest Management (CPM) Connect, an online educational conference for ag professionals scheduled for December 8-10. It’s being offered during the same […]   🕔Oct 22, 2020
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Mississippi: How to Plant and Grow Wheat for High Yields

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Wheat acreage across the Mid-South region has been historically low the last few years, but there appears to be some renewed interest as we arrive at planting time this season. […]   🕔Oct 26, 2020
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Nebraska: Identifying Fall-Emerging Weeds – Video

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As the 2020 corn and soybean harvest begins to wind down, we would like to encourage growers to take a proactive approach to managing winter annual weeds prior to the […]   🕔Oct 21, 2020
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North Carolina Pecans: Growers High On 2020’s Potential

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After several years of weather-related setbacks, North Carolina pecan growers are reporting a strong crop. That is welcome news for farmers such as Tim Haithcock, who has been growing pecans […]   🕔Oct 22, 2020
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Ohio Corn: Stalk Rots Showing Up in Some Fields

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Corn harvest is progressing very slowly across the state as the crop is taking unusually long to dry down this year. The longer the crop stays in the field, there […]   🕔Oct 21, 2020
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Tennessee Wheat: Early Fall Weed Management

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As we approach the fly-free date for sowing winter wheat, we need a plan to control our most common weedy pests in this crop.  The two most common weeds in […]   🕔Oct 21, 2020
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Texas Field Reports: Rice Crop, Market Likely Up

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Early indications show Texas rice farmers produced a bumper crop amid a market that could experience a price increase due to crop losses in other rice-producing states, said a Texas A&M […]   🕔Oct 15, 2020
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