Alabama

Alabama Field Reports: Wheat Harvest Moves Along

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Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 16, 2019. County Comments Belinda Woods, Cullman County Hot and dry conditions have returned to the county and the soil has […]   🕔Jun 18, 2019
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Arkansas

Arkansas Field Reports: Flood Waters Receding, More Rain in Forecast

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Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 16, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Mike Andrews, Randolph County “Rain was received from spotty showers during the […]   🕔Jun 18, 2019
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California

California: Spotted Lantern Fly – Looming Threat to Grapes, Walnuts, Avocados

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UC Riverside is testing whether a sesame seed-sized wasp can control a pest that could seriously damage California crops including wine, walnuts, and avocados. The pest, a sap-sucking spotted lantern […]   🕔Jun 18, 2019
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Florida

Florida: Industrial Hemp Rule Making Workshops Schedule in June

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Commissioner Nicole “Nikki” Fried is announcing that the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) will hold hemp rulemaking workshops this month throughout the state. As the Governor is […]   🕔Jun 13, 2019
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Georgia

Georgia Field Reports: Peanuts Pegging, Oldest Corn Near Black Layer

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Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 16, 2019. County Comments Thad Glenn, Stephens County Sunny and cool temperatures persisted last week provided great weather for producers to […]   🕔Jun 18, 2019
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Illinois

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Managing Prevented-Planting Fields

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With a lot of acres of corn and soybeans still unplanted as we move into the second half of June, prevented planting (PP) is unfortunately going to be a major […]   🕔Jun 18, 2019
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Indiana

Indiana Corn: European Corn Borer – Scout Tall, Unprotected Crops

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Gary Kauffman, a northern Indiana crop consultant, shared with me his observation of European corn borer moth activity this past week. Certainly, these moths have been emerging and actively mating/egg […]   🕔Jun 17, 2019
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Iowa

Iowa: Weed Science Field Day, Ames, June 27

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Join the ISU Weed Science Program at the 2019 Herbicide Research and Demonstration Program Field Day on Thursday, June 27. The field day will be at the Curtiss Farm on South State Street […]   🕔Jun 17, 2019
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Kansas

Wheat: Kansas Researchers Look to Beat the Heat for High Yields

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Can a small circuit board, barely the size of a credit card, help the world’s wheat to beat the heat? Kansas State University researchers think so, and they say that […]   🕔Jun 14, 2019
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Louisiana

Louisiana: LSU Partners with Ag-Analytics for Big Data Yield

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The LSU AgCenter is partnering with Ag-Analytics to help farmers maintain and improve yields through the use of machine learning and big data. Ag-Analytics, a secure farm management platform, works […]   🕔Jun 19, 2019
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Michigan

Michigan: Late Planted Corn – Should You Change Seeding Rates?

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In 2018, farmers were worried because corn planting was delayed in Michigan due to the weather. But compare that to our planting progress in 2019, and now you have a […]   🕔Jun 6, 2019
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Minnesota

Minnesota Wheat: New Disease-Resistant Variety Available

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The University of Minnesota (UMN) has released a new hard red spring wheat variety called ‘MN-Washburn.’ MN-Washburn features excellent straw strength and good overall disease resistance. In particular, it contains […]   🕔Jun 18, 2019
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Mississippi

Mississippi Field Reports: Cotton Looks Good, Some Replanting Needed

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Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 16, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Jimbo Burkhalter, Panola and Tallahatchie Counties “We welcomed rains over the weekend […]   🕔Jun 18, 2019
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Missouri

Missouri Soybeans: Make the Most from Late Planted Crops

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Soybean planted in Missouri has been greatly delayed because of record breaking wet weather in May. Average yield for soybean planted in the third week of June is at least […]   🕔Jun 14, 2019
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Nebraska

Nebraska Wheat: Disease Pressure on the Rise

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Surveys of wheat fields in southeast Nebraska during the week of June 3 revealed a significant increase in diseases from the previous week. In plots at the University’s Havelock Research […]   🕔Jun 12, 2019
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North Carolina

North Carolina Soybeans: 8 Upcoming Summer Field Days

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Our county Extension agents have several excellent field days planned for this summer. There will be a diversity of soybean-related topics covered at these various field days, with many field […]   🕔Jun 18, 2019
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Ohio

Ohio Corn: What Can We Expect from Ponding, Saturated Soils?

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Persistent rains during May and early June have resulted in ponding and saturated soils in many Ohio corn fields and led to questions concerning what impact these conditions will have […]   🕔Jun 14, 2019
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Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Soybeans: Post Herbicide Options, Application Restrictions

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We have received some calls inquiring about post herbicide options for soybeans. If the field did not receive a burndown herbicide or a residual applied near planting, weeds like dandelion, […]   🕔Jun 14, 2019
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South Carolina

South Carolina Field Reports: Crops Rebound with Recent Rains

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Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 16, 2019. County Comments Mark Nettles, Orangeburg County Rain events revived corn and other crops. The rain came at the saving […]   🕔Jun 18, 2019
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Tennessee

Tennessee Field Reports: Robust Week for Field Activity

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Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 16, 2019. County Agent Comments Jeff Via, Fayette County The farmers in Fayette County had a good week of planting beans. […]   🕔Jun 18, 2019
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Texas

Texas Field Reports: Watermelon Harvest Delayed, in Time for July 4

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The Texas watermelon crop was delayed by spring weather, but plenty should be available for the Fourth of July holiday, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. […]   🕔Jun 18, 2019
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Virginia

Virginia: Bears Chowing Down on Crops

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Hungry bears hunting for food are destroying some Virginia farmers’ crops. “Bears are doing damage in our peanut fields by digging them up,” shared Southampton County farmer M.L. Everett Jr. […]   🕔Jun 18, 2019
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