Alabama

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Alabama Weeds: Rain Prevented Planting After Burndown. What Now?

🕔May 26, 2017With all of the rain that we have gotten lately, many people had already burned down their fields but then were unable to plant. They are now in the situation
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Arkansas

Arkansas

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Arkansas Rice: Tips for Scouting for Hydrogen Sulfide Toxicity

🕔May 26, 2017Healthy roots promote healthy plant growth.  Scouting for hydrogen sulfide toxicity in submerged rice is an essential practice to avoiding the risk of crop damage.  Regular scouting for hydrogen sulfide
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California

California

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California Farmer’s Prosecution Over Land Use Questioned by House Ag Committee

🕔May 26, 2017Today (May 26, 2017), House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway (TX-11) and House Judiciary Committee Chairman, Bob Goodlatte (VA-6) sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions calling
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Colorado

Delaware

Florida

Florida

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Florida Drought: Aquifers Need Recharging – Extension Tips for Conservation

🕔May 23, 2017Concern is growing among state residents as Florida experiences the worst drought in the country, according the U.S. Drought Monitor. Sixty-six percent of the state is now in a drought,
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Georgia

Georgia

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Georgia Peanuts: Valor Injury Shouldn’t Cause Yield Loss

🕔May 26, 2017My right ear is currently bleeding due to the numerous telephone calls that I have received over the last few days about Valor injury in peanuts.  Peanuts that were planted
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Illinois

Illinois

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Illinois Corn: Postemergence Herbicide Options

🕔May 26, 2017Properly timing the application of the postemergence herbicide is critical toward achieving the goal of removing weed interference from the corn crop before the weeds adversely impact corn grain yield.
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Indiana

Indiana

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Indiana: Deadlines Nearing to File for Crop Insurance

🕔May 26, 2017Indiana corn producers have until June 5 to get their crops planted or replanted in order to qualify for full federal crop insurance benefits. The deadline for soybean growers is
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Iowa

Iowa

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Iowa Soybeans: Evaluating Early Season Herbicide Injury

🕔May 26, 2017The potential for herbicide injury with preemergence herbicides is greater with soybean than corn. The risk increases with environmental conditions that reduce crop vigor and growth rate, and also with heavy
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AgFax Weekend: Budget Cuts Loom; Grain Trade Tips

🕔May 26, 2017In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Budget Cuts Loom; Grain Trade Tips; What’s going in ag this week? We got this.; and more.
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Kansas

Kansas

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Kansas Net Farm Income Rebounds, but Ag Economy Continues to Slump

🕔May 24, 2017Kansas average net farm income rebounded somewhat last year to $43,161 from a dismal stretch the previous year when income fell to $6,744 – the lowest in 30 years. The
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Kentucky

Louisiana

Louisiana

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Louisiana: Northeast Research Station Field Day, St. Jospeh, June 20

🕔May 25, 2017The LSU AgCenter Northeast Research Station will showcase research and demonstration plots at a pest management and crop production field day on June 20 in St. Joseph. Registration opens at
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Maryland

Michigan

Michigan

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Michigan Soybeans: Thin Stands Can Produce Surprisingly High Yields

🕔May 25, 2017Soybean emergence and final plant stands can be reduced by a number of factors, including: Rainfall occurring within 24 hours after planting Soil crusting Insects Diseases Poor seed-to-soil contact Planting
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Minnesota

Minnesota

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Minnesota: Have You Lost Your N in the Past Week? – Video

🕔May 26, 2017Widespread wet weather and yellow corn has caused concern among Minnesota farmers regarding the status of their nitrogen fertilizer.  Extension Educator Brad Carlson discusses the processes of nitrogen loss from
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Mississippi

Mississippi

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Mississippi: Conserve Irrigation Water During Summer Months

🕔May 26, 2017As temperatures rise and rainfall declines over the hot summer months, it is important to use our water resources efficiently. Luckily, there are technologies and innovative strategies that farmers can
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Missouri

Missouri

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Missouri: Armyworms in Wheat, Pastures – Control Options

🕔May 23, 2017Armyworm feeding has been reported in wheat in Central Missouri as well as some severe feeding in some grass pastures in Western and NW Missouri. Here are some facts for
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Nebraska

Nebraska

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Nebraska Corn, Soybeans: When Weather and Weeds Beat Pre-Emergence Herbicides

🕔May 26, 2017Soil-applied, pre-emergence herbicides applied at the beginning of the growing season require rainfall or irrigation for activation. Too much rain, however, will cause the herbicide to become diluted and leach
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Nevada

New Mexico

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  • Nebraska Corn, Soybeans: When Weather and Weeds Beat Pre-Emergence Herbicides

    Soil-applied, pre-emergence herbicides applied at the beginning of the growing season require rainfall or irrigation for activation. This water turns the herbicide into a solution that can be taken up by weeds. About 0.5 to 1.0 inch of rain/irrigation is needed to activate most soil-applied herbicides. Too much rain, however, will cause the herbicide to The post Nebraska Corn, Soybeans: When Weather and Weeds Beat Pre-Emergence Herbicides appeared first on AgFax Weed Solutions. […]

  • Nebraska Corn and Soybeans: Postemergence Herbicide Options for Control of Glyphosate-Resistant Marestail

    Glyphosate-resistant marestail has infested about 2.2 million acres in Nebraska. Marestail is difficult to control due to its emergence pattern. Marestail primarily emerges in the fall though some will emerge from late March through early June, easily escaping herbicide applications and making it difficult to control. This is the time of year when fall-emerged marestail The post Nebraska Corn and Soybeans: Postemergence Herbicide Options for Control of Glyphosate-Resistant Marestail appeared first on AgFax Weed Solutions. […]

  • Iowa Soybeans: Evaluating Early Season Herbicide Injury

    The potential for herbicide injury with preemergence herbicides is greater with soybean than corn. The risk increases with environmental conditions that reduce crop vigor and growth rate, and also with heavy rain that moves the herbicide to the depth of the germinating seed or emerging seedling.  Much of the state has experienced these conditions, thus it The post Iowa Soybeans: Evaluating Early Season Herbicide Injury appeared first on AgFax Weed Solutions. […]

North Carolina

North Carolina

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North Carolina Cotton: 5 Tips for Later Planting

🕔May 26, 2017We’ve been getting calls from several growers who have some cotton acres left to plant and can’t get back in the field to finish, due to heavy recent rains. The
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North Dakota

North Dakota

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North Dakota Farm Performance Rebounds in 2016

🕔May 23, 2017North Dakota’s farm financial performance exceeded expectations in 2016. The average net farm income of 531 farms in the North Dakota Farm Business Management Program rebounded to $126,752 in 2016,
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Ohio

Ohio

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Ohio: Small Grains Field Day, Wooster, June 13

🕔May 23, 2017The OARDC Schaffter Farm located at 3240 Oil City Rd., Wooster, will be the host location for the 2017 Small Grains Field Day scheduled for Tuesday, June 13.  Registration is
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Oklahoma

Oklahoma

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Oklahoma Crops Conference Set for 4 Locations in July

🕔May 26, 2017Crop producers across Oklahoma should plan now to attend one of four Oklahoma Crops Conference events taking place in July. “The conference sites collectively represent one of the premier agricultural
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Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania Corn: I Used Manure This Year; How Much Nitrogen Do I Need?

🕔May 26, 2017The use of poultry manure has become much more popular as more chicken houses continue to be built in the region. The manure from many of those houses is typically
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South Carolina

South Carolina

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South Carolina Cotton: Lots of Thrips Damage in the Pee Dee

🕔May 26, 2017In the last couple issues of Clemson Entomologist Jeremy Greene’s Cotton/Soybean Insect Newsletter, Dr. Greene mentions the Thrips Infestation Predictor (TIP) tool.  This tool predicts the thrips pressure of cotton
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South Dakota

South Dakota

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South Dakota Wheat: The Fusarium Head Blight Prediction System Is Active

🕔May 24, 2017Winter wheat is starting to head. It is important to monitor weather conditions from when wheat is heading until flowering to decide the need for fungicide application to manage Fusarium
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Tennessee

Tennessee

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Tennessee Soybeans, Cotton: Managing Slugs; Reminders on Thrips

🕔May 26, 2017My phone hasn’t been going crazy with critter calls, but slug injury has been the clear winner this week, both in cotton and soybean. I also want to put forth a few
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Texas

Texas

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Texas LRGV: Lots of Pests in Cotton, Be Scouting; Sorghum Being Harvested, Watch for Midge

🕔May 26, 2017General Situation Very hot, dry and muggy with temperatures in the high 90s during the day and high 70s during the night. Crops are cutting out with corn ready for
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Virginia

Virginia

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Virginia Cotton: Spray for Thrips at First True Leaf

🕔May 26, 2017As May transitions into June, the top 2 cotton priorities will be to finish planting, and spraying for thrips on cotton that was planted more than 2 or 3 weeks ago. 
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Tobacco: Reports from the Fields

🕔May 22, 2017Comments on the progress of the tobacco crops in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Kentucky.
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