North Carolina: Identifying Waterhemp, a New Type of Pigweed – Videos Jul 30, 2021

🕔Jul 30, 2021
Waterhemp is a new weed to North Carolina. It looks a lot like the other pigweeds- redroot pigweed and Palmer amaranth. Waterhemp often already has herbicide resistance. This short video […]

North Carolina Corn: Reducing Aflatoxin Levels – Video Jul 30, 2021

🕔Jul 30, 2021
Aflatoxins are a type of mycotoxin that is produced by Aspergillus flavus which has a worldwide impact on human and animal health. They are particularly dangerous to animals because their […]

North Carolina Cotton: Additional Threshold for Bollworm Added Jul 29, 2021

🕔Jul 29, 2021
NC State Extension has two thresholds for bollworm, depending on the type of cotton planted: Bollgard II, TwinLink, WideStrike: 25 total eggs on 100 leaves or fruiting structures (search throughout […]

North Carolina Corn: Effect of Xyway Fungicide on Germination – Video Jul 22, 2021

🕔Jul 22, 2021
Does applying Xyway fungicide (flutriafol) in-furrow at planting negatively affect seedling germination in corn? NC State Extension gives an independent report on what happens when we compare seedling emergence in […]

North Carolina Corn: Managing Stink Bugs Jun 15, 2021

🕔Jun 15, 2021
Stink bug numbers have been relatively low in corn across the state, but that may change during the remainder of June. Stink bugs tend to colonize corn slowly, with numbers […]

North Carolina Cotton: Planting Conditions – Be Cautious of Incoming Cool Front May 4, 2021

🕔May 4, 2021
Soil temperatures are looking good across the cotton producing areas of the state today (5/3). However, a cool front is moving in mid-week and although we see DD-60 accumulation predicting […]

North Carolina Cotton: How to Nail 2021 Thrips Management Apr 28, 2021

🕔Apr 28, 2021
According to Dr. Edmisten and Collins, planting conditions are improving. With planters rolling soon, we urge growers to think about thrips management now. The best source of information for thrips […]

North Carolina: Using Corn to Your Advantage in Weed Control – Video Apr 27, 2021

🕔Apr 27, 2021
Including corn in a crop rotation provides growers with a great opportunity to get a handle on problematic weeds, such as palmer amaranth. Field Crop Agent, Anthony Growe, tells us […]

North Carolina Soybeans: Preemergence Herbicide Decisions Apr 27, 2021

🕔Apr 27, 2021
As we start wrapping up corn planting, many people are looking toward planting some soybeans. While many other inputs are important considerations at planting, weed management decisions this time of […]

North Carolina Cotton: Planting Forecast Looks Good Apr 27, 2021

🕔Apr 27, 2021
We are starting to see soil temperatures move into the 60s this morning (4/26). That is good news. Getting some cotton planted early in our planting window may reduce stress […]

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