Alabama

Alabama Peanuts: Insects Slowly Building, Keep Scouting

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Rains have continued for the most part in Alabama with almost none of the key peanut production areas marked as drought on the US Drought Monitor website. This is good […]   🕔Jul 20, 2018
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Arkansas

Arkansas Corn: Irrigation Termination – How Do I Tell When?

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Many Arkansas corn growers are anxious to get to irrigation termination as it has been a long hot and dry summer for many. This year in particular many producers who […]   🕔Jul 20, 2018
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California

Almonds – Crop Stalls In Heat, Test Shaking Nears – AgFax Tree Crops

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Progress towards maturity seems to have drug out longer than expected in this year’s almond crop. Blame the weather.   🕔Jul 22, 2018
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Georgia

Georgia Pecans: Leaf Scorch on Young Trees

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I’ve had a lot of calls over the last few weeks regarding leaf scorching on young trees. This is a topic I have written and talked about quite a bit […]   🕔Jul 20, 2018
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Illinois

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Big Year for Japanese Beetles

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It is proving to be a big year for Japanese beetles in Illinois, and while populations should be starting to decline in much of the state, there is still a […]   🕔Jul 20, 2018
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Indiana

Indiana: Davis Purdue Ag Center Field Day, Farmland, Aug. 30

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Purdue Extension will host Davis Purdue Agricultural Center Field Day on Aug. 30. Field days are educational opportunities offered throughout the summer by Purdue Agricultural Centers and Purdue Extension. These […]   🕔Jul 20, 2018
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Iowa

Iowa Field Reports: Dry Week, Southern Counties Stressed

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This past week brought drier conditions across the state. Northern Iowa appreciated the chance to dry out some, but parts of southern Iowa could really benefit from some much needed […]   🕔Jul 18, 2018
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Louisiana

Louisiana Soybeans: Nutrient Profile – Magnesium

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This nutrient profile is a part of a weekly series dedicated to the function of the 16 essential nutrients in soybean.    🕔Jul 20, 2018
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Michigan

Michigan Corn, Soybeans: Armyworm Outbreak Around Upper Peninsula

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Armyworms have been found in high numbers in crop fields in several Michigan counties including Charlevoix, Manistee, Isabella and many parts of the Upper Peninsula. Check corn, oat, rye and […]   🕔Jul 19, 2018
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Minnesota

Minnesota: Managing P and K in Flooded, Ponded Soils

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The 2018 cropping season has been a challenging year for those in areas affected by heavy rainfall and saturated soils. Excessive water can result in the loss of soil nutrients […]   🕔Jul 20, 2018
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Mississippi

Wild Hogs: Drones Used in Targeted Study

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Feral swine, wild hogs, wild pigs – whatever you want to call them – are walking nightmares for farmers. Their long list of destructive behavior includes destroying food crops, native […]   🕔Jul 22, 2018
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Nebraska

Nebraska Corn, Soy: Weed Management Following Hail Damage

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Mid-season weed control relies on a dense crop canopy to prevent or suppress weed growth, even after herbicides may no longer be active. Hail can severely delay or damage crop […]   🕔Jul 16, 2018
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North Carolina

North Carolina Cotton: Complicated Pest Assortment, Tough Decisions,

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Well it is definitely mid-season cotton management time here in North Carolina. Lots of questions on a complex of insect pests present in the Coastal Plain. Bollworm flight activity has […]   🕔Jul 17, 2018
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Ohio

Ohio Corn: Western Bean Cutworm – Time to Scout – Video

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Western bean cutworm (WBC) adult moth catches in our trapping network are ticking up, with a noticeable increase from the week before. For week ending July 14, 24 counties monitored […]   🕔Jul 17, 2018
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Oklahoma

Oklahoma Pecans: Managing Walnut Caterpillar

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I have received many reports lately, on Walnut caterpillar or Walnut datana, which is active on pecan at this time. In addition, there are other pests active and causing similar […]   🕔Jul 16, 2018
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South Carolina

South Carolina Cotton: Bollworm Decisions Looming

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We still have plenty of aphids. Hopefully, though, the fungus will start helping us on a widespread scale. However, many folks are still calling and texting about aphids, so the […]   🕔Jul 20, 2018
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Tennessee

Tennessee Cotton, Soybeans: Bollworm Moth Traps Picking Up

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Moth traps and field reports indicate the beginnings of the bollworm moth flight that could affect both cotton and soybean. Below are my suggestions on deciding if and when to […]   🕔Jul 20, 2018
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Texas

Texas Rice: Draining Fields; Spider Mites; Beaumont Field Day

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Quite a bit of Texas rice is now being drained in preparation for harvest. In general, the Texas rice crop looks good, but recent rains have put a damper on […]   🕔Jul 20, 2018
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