Alabama

Alabama Cotton: Sidedress Fertilizer Applications

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With cotton planting dates varying widely across the state, time for sidedress fertilizer may or may not be fast-approaching. Regardless of planting date, demand for nitrogen (N) increases significantly after […]   🕔Jun 16, 2021
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Arkansas

Arkansas: Rice Water Weevil Getting Worse

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Phone calls on rice water weevil adults moving into rice have picked up tremendously over the past two weeks.  A few weeks ago, we made the comment that it was […]   🕔Jun 21, 2021
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Georgia

Georgia Peanuts: Early to Mid-Season Irrigation

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Similar to May of 2019 which was very hot and dry, we had some very hot and dry weather during May of 2021, dry enough that we had to apply […]   🕔Jun 18, 2021
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Illinois

Corn, Soybeans: Chances of Lower Harvest Revenues in 2021

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The harvest-time futures contracts for corn and soybeans continue to trade at levels well above those experienced since 2013.  In a recent article (farmdoc daily, May 11, 2021), we used the farmdoc Price […]   🕔Jun 18, 2021
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Iowa

Iowa Soybeans: Northern Research Farm Field Day, Kanawha, June 23

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Micronutrients for soybean production, soybean cyst nematode management and white mold of soybean will highlight the summer field day at the Iowa State University Northern Research and Demonstration Farm near Kanawha. The […]   🕔Jun 18, 2021
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Louisiana

Louisiana Rice: Horizon Ag Field Day, Kaplan, Jun. 29

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The 2021 Horizon Ag Louisiana Field Day is back in person and better than ever, with the spotlight this year on new, high-performing Clearfield and Provisia varieties that are raising […]   🕔Jun 17, 2021
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Minnesota

Minnesota Farmers Face Expanding Drought – DTN

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It last rained in Waverly, Minnesota, on May 27, and farmer Dan Glessing is watching his crops nervously, hoping for a break. The latest drought monitor shows expansion of moderate […]   🕔Jun 18, 2021
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Mississippi

Mississippi: Watermelon Quality Good as Harvest Gets Underway

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Watermelon production is on track despite cool weather at planting. “I’ve been in our watermelon fields a good bit over the past several days,” Heath Steede, Mississippi State University Extension […]   🕔Jun 18, 2021
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Missouri

Missouri: Spring Rains Bring Root Rots

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Persistent rains have resulted in ample conditions for seedling and root rotting diseases in many Missouri fields this spring season. Most prominently, Pythium species have been resulting in infection of the roots […]   🕔Jun 16, 2021
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Nebraska

Nebraska: Weed Management Field Day, Hastings, June 23

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Growers, crop consultants and educators are encouraged to attend Nebraska Extension’s Weed Management Field Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at the South Central Agricultural […]   🕔Jun 17, 2021
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New Mexico

New Mexico: 33 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought

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This Secretarial natural disaster designation allows the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) to extend much-needed emergency credit to producers recovering from natural disasters through emergency loans. […]   🕔May 11, 2021
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Ohio

Ohio Wheat: Don’t Delay Harvest

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Wheat harvest date could impact both grain yield and quality. Delaying wheat harvest puts the crop at risk for increased disease, lodging, sprouting, harvest loss, and grain contamination with mycotoxins. […]   🕔Jun 16, 2021
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Texas

West Texas Corn, Sorghum: Massive Fall Armyworm Flight According to Traps

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Corn and sorghum withstood our severe weather quite well this spring, and most fields got a good start. The first cloud is now on the horizon because fall armyworm pheromone […]   🕔Jun 18, 2021
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