North Carolina Soybeans: Do You Really Need an Insecticide Seed Treatment? Jan 3, 2020

🕔Jan 3, 2020
Note this article only applies to insecticides, not fungicides or nematicides. The evidence is overwhelming. Neonicotinoid insecticide seed treatments do not provide a benefit in North Carolina. Most recently our […]

North Carolina Cotton: Sorting Out The Quality Differences Jan 3, 2020

🕔Jan 3, 2020
Fiber qauality results for the 2019 NC On-Farm Cotton Variety Evaluation Program are now in. In addition to yield, fiber quality is an important component to the value and marketability […]

North Carolina Cotton: Plenty Of Meetings, Including Auxin Sessions Jan 3, 2020

🕔Jan 3, 2020
The 2020 meeting season is upon us, and we currently have several cotton production meetings slated across the state from January 31 through February 12. These meetings will include the […]

North Carolina: Cotton Leafroll Dwarf Virus Detected Dec 10, 2019

🕔Dec 10, 2019
In late August of 2019, Cotton leafroll dwarf virus (CLRDV) was confirmed in a cotton sample submitted to Auburn University’s CLRDV working group. The sample was collected from a variety […]

North Carolina Cotton: On-Farm Variety Evaluation Yield Results Dec 6, 2019

🕔Dec 6, 2019
Although 2019 brought widespread and severe drought stress to many areas in NC during June and July, this year turned out to be a decent year for cotton in most […]

North Carolina: Auxin Herbicide Best Management Practices Trainings for 2020 Dec 6, 2019

🕔Dec 6, 2019
The schedule for the 2020 Auxin Herbicides-Best Management Practices training has been finalized. This training, presented by NC State University Weed Specialists and organized in cooperation with N.C. Department of […]

North Carolina: 71st Annual Crop Protection School, Smithfield, Dec. 4 Nov 8, 2019

🕔Nov 8, 2019
The 71st Annual Crop Protection School will be held Wednesday, December 4, 2019, at the Johnston County Agricultural Center (2736 NC HWY 210, Smithfield, NC 27577). Use the links below […]

North Carolina Soybeans: Green Stem – What Is It, What’s the Cause? Nov 7, 2019

🕔Nov 7, 2019
We are getting widespread reports of green stem in Eastern North Carolina this Fall. We are most frequently getting reports of the issue from maturity groups mid-IV to mid-V, although […]

North Carolina Field Reports: Widespread Hard Freeze, Rains Nov 4, 2019

🕔Nov 4, 2019
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 3, 2019. County Extension Comments Julia Houck – Ashe/Alleghany County Extension Due to shortage of rain in September and October, producers […]

North Dakota Livestock: Don’t Be Tempted to Graze Unharvested Soybeans Nov 4, 2019

🕔Nov 4, 2019
Producers should not introduce hungry cattle to unharvested soybean fields, according to a North Dakota State University Extension livestock specialist. “Ammonia toxicity is a threat to cattle that overconsume soybeans,” […]

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