North Carolina Field Reports: Wet Conditions Continue to Slow Harvest

🕔Nov 6, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 4, 2018. County Extension Comments Stanley Holloway – Yancey County Extension Weather conditions were pretty normal for the week with highs […]

North Carolina Cotton: EPA Clears Dicamba OTT – With Stipulations

🕔Nov 1, 2018Now that Halloween is over and Christmas music is starting to play, the EPA has reached a decision on the over-the-top use of dicamba for dicamba-tolerant cotton and soybean. The […]

North Carolina Field Reports: Good Harvest Progress, Wheat Planting

🕔Oct 30, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 28, 2018. County Extension Comments Gary Cross – Person County Extension Wet weather at the end of the week. Tobacco harvest […]

North Carolina Field Reports: Harvest Continues – 1st Freeze

🕔Oct 22, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 21, 2018. County Extension Comments Gary Cross – Person County Extension Person county experienced a week of dry weather that allowed […]

North Carolina Field Reports: Flooding, Some Harvest Underway

🕔Oct 16, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 14, 2018. County Extension Comments Joey Knight – Caswell County Extension With Hurricane Michael dropping approximately 10-11 inches of rain here […]

North Carolina Sweet Potatoes: Impacts of Guava Root Knot Nematode Quarantine

🕔Oct 12, 2018Meloidogyne enterolobii Internal Quarantine from NCDA On Friday, October 5, 2018, the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services released a press statement outlining a quarantine for the guava root […]

North Carolina Field Reports: Salvaging Fields from Florence

🕔Oct 9, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 7, 2018. Extension County Comments Mike Carroll – Carteret County Extension Attempting to salvage corn with poor to fair results. Evaluation […]

North Carolina Soybeans: Velvetbean Caterpillar Defoliation in Piedmont

🕔Oct 5, 2018I’ve had several reports of velvetbean caterpillar out of the Piedmont area. This is a migratory insect that we usually only see in coastal counties late (after September), but probably […]

North Carolina: Soybean Rust Detected in South Carolina, Consider Spraying Late Fields

🕔Oct 4, 2018Many of the soybeans in North Carolina are past the critical growth stages for impact by soybean rust, but there may be a few late-planted, later maturing fields that could […]

North Carolina Field Reports: More Rains, Assessing Florence Damage

🕔Sep 24, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 23, 2018. County Extension Comments Stanley Holloway – Yancey County Extension The remnants of Hurricane Florence deposited some significant rainfall to […]

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