Iowa: Japanese Beetles Get a Slow Start to 2019

🕔Jun 19, 2019Several reports from ISU Field Agronomists have indicated Japanese beetles are emerging in southern Iowa. The emergence is about 7-10 days behind the last few years, due to slowly accumulating […]

Mississippi Corn: Diseases Picking Up, No Major Concerns Yet

🕔Jun 19, 2019The disease situation in the MS corn production system has picked up over the past couple of weeks. ost of the diseases observed at present are not problematic and do […]

U.S. Trade Rep: Farmers Hit By Japanese Agreements with Others – DTN

🕔Jun 19, 2019U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told senators Tuesday it will take more time working with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi before the Trump administration can submit the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement […]

DTN Cotton Close: Market Higher, Awaits Exports, Trade Talks

🕔Jun 19, 2019The cotton market settled higher Wednesday amid expectations for Thursday’s weekly sales and exports data, and bigger still, the possibility of resumption of the U.S.-China trade talks. Last week, exports-sales […]

DTN Fertilizer Trends: Corn Growers May Need More N This Year

🕔Jun 19, 2019Retail fertilizer prices continue mixed, as has been the case for several months now, according to locations tracked by DTN for the second week of June 2019. Five fertilizers were […]

Iowa Field Reports: Planting Winds Down, on to Weed Challenges

🕔Jun 19, 2019With planting (and replanting) starting to wind down, farmers are turning their attention to post herbicide applications, sidedressing, and putting up hay. Weed management challenges and thistle caterpillars in soybeans […]

North Carolina Cotton: Making PGR Decisions for 2019

🕔Jun 19, 2019Thus far, the 2019 crop is variable in terms of growth stage. Early planted cotton is now is now squaring and generally growing well, now that rains have returned and […]

North Carolina Cotton: Irrigation Decisions for 2019

🕔Jun 19, 2019Although many areas have recently experienced rainfall, it is important to understand that we are never more than a few days away from significant drought, especially when temperatures in the […]

Crop Progress: 8% of Corn Still Unplanted – DTN

🕔Jun 19, 2019Eight percent of the U.S. corn crop still wasn’t planted as of Sunday, June 16, according to the latest USDA NASS Crop Progress report released on Monday. That means a […]

Mississippi Corn: Mid-Season Crop Update, Management Tips – Podcast

🕔Jun 19, 2019Dr. Erick Larson, MSU Extension – State Corn Specialist and Mr. Nolan Stapleton, MSU Extension Associate – Corn Verification Program discuss some common issues experienced this season and relevant corn […]

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