Arkansas

Arkansas: Harvest Accelerates Ahead of Forecast Rain

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Arkansas farmers accelerated harvest operations in the wake of excessive rains from the remnants of Hurricane Gordon, and those that are under way are making good crops. But with more […]   🕔Sep 21, 2018
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California

Pistachios: Italian Researchers ID New Fungus That Causes Cankers, Declines

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Starting in the spring of 2010, farmers from Sicily – the major pistachio production area of Italy – have been reporting a previously unknown disease on the trees. Characterized by […]   🕔Sep 19, 2018
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Florida

North Florida Citrus: Apopka Weevil Discovered in Jefferson County

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Citrus production in North Florida is expanding rapidly in response to the devastation of citrus in Central and South Florida due to citrus greening disease. Citrus acreage in southern Georgia […]   🕔Sep 17, 2018
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Georgia

Sawyer On Crops: Digging Starts Early – Fungicides Still Needed? (Podcast)

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Do you still need to apply a fungicide in peanuts where digging hasn’t started? Andrew Sawyer addresses that question in this installment of his popular South Georgia Pine podcast.   🕔Sep 21, 2018
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Illinois

Midwest Corn: Tar Spot Update – Video

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Tarspot in corn continues to be the hot topic in our field crops this season.  I put together a brief update on what we know based on this seasons observations. […]   🕔Sep 19, 2018
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Iowa

Tariff Farm Aid: Iowa Soybeans – Strategies for $550Mln in Payments

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The lion’s share of payments under the new Market Facilitation Program (MFP) are going to pork and soybean producers. Given the most recent USDA production estimates, Iowa producers stand to […]   🕔Sep 20, 2018
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Kansas

Kansas Soybean Yield and Value Contests – Is Your Crop Up to Snuff?

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As fall harvest ramps up, farmers should think about the annual Kansas Soybean Yield and Value Contests. Entries must be postmarked no later than Dec. 1. Kansas State University (K-State) […]   🕔Sep 20, 2018
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Kentucky

Kentucky: Wheat, Double-Crop Soybeans Look Profitable in 2019

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As Kentucky grain producers look ahead to 2019, they may want to consider adding wheat seeding to their plans this fall. The combination of wheat followed by double-crop soybeans is […]   🕔Sep 19, 2018
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Louisiana

Louisiana Soybean Farmers Harvesting Good Crop

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With more than half the Louisiana soybean crop harvested, many farmers are looking at a good year, according to LSU AgCenter soybean specialist Todd Spivey. “About 60 percent of the […]   🕔Sep 21, 2018
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Michigan

Michigan Soybeans: Recommendations for Harvesting Lodged Crops

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Several factors have combined to cause soybeans to lodge in some areas of Michigan in 2018. Abundant rain and high winds occurring in August were two of the culprits. Lodged […]   🕔Sep 20, 2018
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Minnesota

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Soggy Conditions Hinder Harvest

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Although conditions were already soggy from rain showers over the past several days, a significant storm front tore across southern Minnesota Thursday, dropping anywhere from 0.5 to over 3 inches […]   🕔Sep 21, 2018
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Mississippi

Mississippi Outdoors: 3 Safety Tips for a Successful Hunting Season

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Safety is a key aspect of having a successful and enjoyable hunt this season and for many more to come. As always, deer hunters should wear the appropriate amount of […]   🕔Sep 21, 2018
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Missouri

Missouri: 12 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought

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Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 12 Missouri counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Audrain, Barry, Barton, Boone, Callaway, Cooper, Dade, Jasper, Lawrence, Moniteau, Monroe and Newton counties who […]   🕔Aug 29, 2018
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Nebraska

Nebraska Corn: Stalk Rot Diseases Hard to Diagnose

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Various stalk rot diseases have been confirmed in samples from corn fields across Nebraska. Stalk rot diseases and the pathogens that cause them are common in corn fields. They can […]   🕔Sep 18, 2018
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North Carolina

North Carolina: Pesticides – Post-Flood Cleanup and Disposal Assistance

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The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is offering assistance with pesticide and fertilizer disposal through the Pesticide Disposal Assistance Program. They will be adding additional pesticide collection dates […]   🕔Sep 21, 2018
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North Dakota

North Dakota Soybeans: Enhancing Storage Starts With Harvest Moisture

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Harvest timing can have a huge impact on soybean shatter losses and storability, according to North Dakota State University Extension agricultural engineer Ken Hellevang. “Field losses, splits and cracked seed […]   🕔Aug 31, 2018
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Ohio

Harvest: Don’t Forget to Calibrate Your Yield Monitor!

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Remember the old adage … Garbage in = Garbage out.  Many of us use our yield data to make additional management decisions on our farms such as hybrid or variety […]   🕔Sep 18, 2018
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Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania: Harvesting Corn Silage – 4 Tips for Inadequate Moisture

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Getting into the field at the proper time to chop silage can be a challenge, regardless of year and weather conditions, but with extreme wet conditions the challenges can multiply. […]   🕔Sep 21, 2018
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South Carolina

South Carolina: USDA Assistance Available for Flood Damaged Ag Land

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The USDA is responding to South Carolina farmers and ranchers who suffered damage to working lands and livestock mortality because of Hurricane Florence. Producers are encouraged to sign up for […]   🕔Sep 20, 2018
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Tennessee

Tennessee: UT Offering Free Soil Testing for Pathogens

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Don’t miss out on the opportunity to have your soil tested for parasitic nematodes and charcoal rot at no cost for Tennessee Farmers ($15 fee for out-of-state samples).   🕔Sep 20, 2018
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Texas

Texas: Farm Tour, Veteran Ag Program, San Angelo, Oct. 19-20

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The Texas AgrAbility Program and Battleground to Breaking Ground Project of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will host a farm tour and agricultural business workshop Oct. 19-20 in the […]   🕔Sep 21, 2018
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Virginia

Virginia Cotton: Crop Looks Promising, Not Out of the Woods Yet

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Walking the cotton his week has revealed to me that we produced a very good boll load on a lot of our cotton. It is one of the most mature […]   🕔Sep 21, 2018
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