Alabama

Alabama Corn: Watch Out for Grasshoppers

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Grasshopper activity is picking up recently across the state. Similar to cotton, they are a sporadic pest that can sometimes affect yield. Their populations are typically restricted to field edges, but […]   🕔May 27, 2020
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Arkansas

Dicamba Cutoffs Coming Too Soon for Some Farmers – DTN

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Between a Mother’s Day freeze and recent flooding, many soybean acres in the Midwest may need to be replanted in the weeks to come. Growers with dicamba-tolerant Xtend soybeans should […]   🕔May 26, 2020
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California

California: Can Oilfield Water Safely Be Reused for Irrigation?

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A new study by researchers at Duke University and RTI International finds that reusing oilfield water that’s been mixed with surface water to irrigate farms in the Cawelo Water District […]   🕔May 26, 2020
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Florida

Florida Peanuts: Managing Aspergillus, Rhizoctonia Crown Rots

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There are many environmental, chemical, and biological factors that can affect a peanut stand; fungal diseases being one of them. Recently, Aspergillus species have been the focus of fungal problems […]   🕔May 22, 2020
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Georgia

Dicamba Cutoffs Coming Too Soon for Some Farmers – DTN

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Between a Mother’s Day freeze and recent flooding, many soybean acres in the Midwest may need to be replanted in the weeks to come. Growers with dicamba-tolerant Xtend soybeans should […]   🕔May 26, 2020
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Illinois

Dicamba Cutoffs Coming Too Soon for Some Farmers – DTN

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Between a Mother’s Day freeze and recent flooding, many soybean acres in the Midwest may need to be replanted in the weeks to come. Growers with dicamba-tolerant Xtend soybeans should […]   🕔May 26, 2020
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Indiana

Dicamba Cutoffs Coming Too Soon for Some Farmers – DTN

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Between a Mother’s Day freeze and recent flooding, many soybean acres in the Midwest may need to be replanted in the weeks to come. Growers with dicamba-tolerant Xtend soybeans should […]   🕔May 26, 2020
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Iowa

Iowa: Research Reveals Answers Regarding the Use of Liquid Potassium in Rainy Seasons

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Iowa State University (ISU) research has evaluated corn and soybean response to preplant potassium (K) fertilizer placement methods and starter since the middle 1990s. These results have been used for […]   🕔May 27, 2020
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Kansas

Dicamba Cutoffs Coming Too Soon for Some Farmers – DTN

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Between a Mother’s Day freeze and recent flooding, many soybean acres in the Midwest may need to be replanted in the weeks to come. Growers with dicamba-tolerant Xtend soybeans should […]   🕔May 26, 2020
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Kentucky

Dicamba Cutoffs Coming Too Soon for Some Farmers – DTN

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Between a Mother’s Day freeze and recent flooding, many soybean acres in the Midwest may need to be replanted in the weeks to come. Growers with dicamba-tolerant Xtend soybeans should […]   🕔May 26, 2020
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Louisiana

Louisiana Crawfish: 5 Steps to Minimize Impacts of White Spot Syndrome Virus

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1. Avoid unnecessary stocking of existing ponds: Research has shown that population density, management of water quality and forage crops has roughly 20 times as much influence on crawfish size […]   🕔May 26, 2020
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Michigan

Michigan: Soybeans vs. Floods

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The recent heavy rains have created flooded conditions in many areas of Michigan and producers need to understand how the standing water will affect their soybean fields. There is a […]   🕔May 22, 2020
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Minnesota

Minnesota: Nitrogen Fertilizer Economics – Podcast

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In this episode of the Nutrient Management Podcast, three U of M researchers and a special guest from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture discuss nitrogen economics. How does the sale of nitrogen […]   🕔May 27, 2020
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Mississippi

Dicamba Cutoffs Coming Too Soon for Some Farmers – DTN

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Between a Mother’s Day freeze and recent flooding, many soybean acres in the Midwest may need to be replanted in the weeks to come. Growers with dicamba-tolerant Xtend soybeans should […]   🕔May 26, 2020
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Missouri

Dicamba Cutoffs Coming Too Soon for Some Farmers – DTN

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Between a Mother’s Day freeze and recent flooding, many soybean acres in the Midwest may need to be replanted in the weeks to come. Growers with dicamba-tolerant Xtend soybeans should […]   🕔May 26, 2020
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Nebraska

Nebraska Corn: Managing Stalk Borers

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Stalk borers are an occasional pest of corn in Nebraska. Stalk borer damage in corn commonly is confined to plants in the first few rows near field margins, fence rows, […]   🕔May 27, 2020
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North Carolina

North Carolina Cotton: Failed Stand. Now What?

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Unfortunately, last week’s rain proved too much for many cotton fields. For those pondering their replant options, here are some points to consider: 1. Regardless of replant crop, you must […]   🕔May 27, 2020
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North Dakota

Dicamba Cutoffs Coming Too Soon for Some Farmers – DTN

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Between a Mother’s Day freeze and recent flooding, many soybean acres in the Midwest may need to be replanted in the weeks to come. Growers with dicamba-tolerant Xtend soybeans should […]   🕔May 26, 2020
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Ohio

Ohio Wheat: Online Tool Helps Assess Scab Risk

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The head scab risk tool can be used to assess the risk of head scab and to help guide fungicide application decisions. Here are a few guidelines for using the […]   🕔May 27, 2020
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Oklahoma

Oklahoma Wheat: Crops Mostly Passed Disease Concern

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The disease situation in Oklahoma has not changed significantly since my last update on May 15.  The weather in Oklahoma has remained atypically cool and mostly dry; however, off-and-on rain […]   🕔May 22, 2020
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Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Soybeans: Which Dicamba, 2,4-D Products Can Be Sprayed Burndown?

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Not all dicamba- or 2,4-D-containing products can be applied in a burndown application prior to planting Xtend or Enlist E3 soybeans.   🕔May 22, 2020
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South Carolina

South Carolina: Three Key Insects Right Now In Cotton, Soy

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First, reports from around the state: Jonathan Croft, county agent covering Orangeburg, Berkeley and Dorchester Counties, is hearing “no complaints” in his area right now, and everyone is “just thankful […]   🕔May 22, 2020
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South Dakota

Dicamba Cutoffs Coming Too Soon for Some Farmers – DTN

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Between a Mother’s Day freeze and recent flooding, many soybean acres in the Midwest may need to be replanted in the weeks to come. Growers with dicamba-tolerant Xtend soybeans should […]   🕔May 26, 2020
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Tennessee

Tennessee Cotton: Suggestions to Minimize Injury with 1st POST Applications

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This week will be the start of the early POST applications in cotton. These applications are often critical to not only curtail weed competition but to combat thrips injury as […]   🕔May 27, 2020
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Texas

Texas: Time to Increase Defense Against Thrips

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Cotton planters are rolling across the Texas High Plains. While lot of cotton seed will go into the ground over the next couple of weeks, some of the early planted […]   🕔May 27, 2020
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