Alabama

Alabama: Producers Plan for 2021 with 2020 Cotton Pest Recap

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Life in 2020 was dominated by COVID-19, however, the work continued for cotton producers. While the Alabama cotton industry had an unusual weather season, no one cotton pest dominated the […]   🕔Jan 15, 2021
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Arkansas

Arkansas Winter Wheat Acres Highest in Four Years

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Arkansas producers planted about 180,000 acres of winter wheat in the fall of 2020, according to a report released Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The acreage is the […]   🕔Jan 15, 2021
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California

California Almonds: Fungicides and Bloom – Plan Your Work, Work Your Plan

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Planning your fungicide program has multiple benefits, and now is a good time to start doing so. Time can be taken to identify fungicides and respective modes of action to […]   🕔Jan 19, 2021
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Georgia

Georgia Pecans: Upcoming Virtual County Production Meetings

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As a result of COVID, we will be forced to hold virtual rather than in-person county pecan production meetings this year. I know this comes as a disappointment to many […]   🕔Jan 19, 2021
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Illinois

Illinois: All the Changes for 2021 Dicamba Applications in Soybean

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In late October 2020, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) announced new five-year registrations for the dicamba-containing products XtendiMax, Engenia and Tavium.  These labels include new and/or additional […]   🕔Jan 15, 2021
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Indiana

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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Louisiana

Louisiana Master Farmer Program Graduates 2020 Class

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The Louisiana Master Farmer Program, an LSU AgCenter-led initiative that teaches about conservation, recently graduated its 2020 class. Five new Master Farmer certifications as well as 14 recertifications were awarded […]   🕔Jan 19, 2021
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Minnesota

Minnesota: Reducing Bt-Trait Acres in 2021 Corn Production? Implications for European Corn Borer

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The recent economics of corn production have challenged many farmers to minimize production costs. Hybrid selection is one way to reduce costs. Planting corn hybrids without Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) proteins […]   🕔Jan 15, 2021
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Mississippi

Mississippi: Long Battle Over Yazoo Pumps Enters New Phase – DTN

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Farmers in Mississippi are hoping moves by EPA to advance a pumping project off the Yazoo and Mississippi rivers will mitigate repeated flooding that has affected the area over the […]   🕔Jan 15, 2021
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Nebraska

Nebraska Soybeans: Gall Midge Control – Successful And Unsuccessful Approaches – Video

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With a new pest infecting Nebraska soybeans, specialists at the University of Nebraska have been working to understand the best methods for protecting crops. Through research of many methods of […]   🕔Nov 25, 2020
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North Carolina

North Carolina Corn: 5-Minute Field Day on Side-Dressing – Video

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Side-dressing equipment and technology is emerging to help farmers improve yield. But is it worth the investment in time and equipment? A team of field crop agents from across the […]   🕔Jan 19, 2021
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Oklahoma

Oklahoma: Time to Topdress Wheat

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Usually, the alarm for beginning wheat nitrogen (N) topdressing gets sounded right away in early January. A significant portion of the Oklahoma wheat belt has received a good amount of […]   🕔Jan 19, 2021
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Texas

Texas: Mills County Designated Natural Disaster Area to Drought

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Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated Mills County, Texas, as a primary natural disaster area. Producers who suffered losses due to recent drought may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture […]   🕔Jan 19, 2021
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