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 […]

North Carolina Cotton: Thoughts on Planting Apr 27, 2021

🕔Apr 27, 2021
The soil temps have not looked very good for the last few days. Optimum would be to get up to 65 or more degrees at 10 a.m. We would at […]

North Carolina: Soybean Cyst Nematode and HG Types – What Are They, How Can They Help Apr 16, 2021

🕔Apr 16, 2021
Soybean cyst nematode (SCN, Heterodera glycines) is a microscopic worm that feeds on the roots of soybean plants. This feeding can disrupt the normal function of the roots, causing poor […]

North Carolina: Introducing New Diagnostic Key Apr 16, 2021

🕔Apr 16, 2021
The NC State specialists with soybean responsibilities are pleased to launch the Soybean Diagnostic Key. This key is a database-driven identification tool, accompanied by instructions for use. Many disorders can […]

North Carolina Corn: What Are Optimal Planting Conditions? – Video Apr 7, 2021

🕔Apr 7, 2021
In order to achieve optimum corn yields, we need to get the corn crop off to a good start. Dr. Ron Heiniger, NC State University Extension Corn Specialist, has done […]

North Carolina Soybeans: What Seeding Rate Should You Use? Apr 2, 2021

🕔Apr 2, 2021
Soybean is a plastic crop that can perform well across a wide range of populations, however seed is one of the largest variable input costs for soybean producers and it […]

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