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 […]

North Carolina Wheat: Scout for Cereal Leaf Beetle Soon Apr 1, 2021

🕔Apr 1, 2021
I noticed a couple dogwoods blooming this morning, which reminded me to check local temperatures for cereal leaf beetle development. Insect growth can be tracked using fairly simple temperature-based models. […]

North Carolina: EPA Denies 24(c) Labels for Engenia, Xtendimax, Tavium Mar 26, 2021

🕔Mar 26, 2021
On March 15, 2021, EPA officially denied North Carolina 24(c) Special Local Need labels for Engenia, XtendiMax, and Tavium that would have moved the cut-off date for over-the-top applications of […]

North Carolina Soybeans: Consider Pests When Terminating Cover Crop Prior to Planting Mar 26, 2021

🕔Mar 26, 2021
Have you ever found yourself stuck in a new situation where you were under-prepared? A little over 15 years ago, Dominic trained hard for a marathon and was in peak […]

North Carolina Soybeans: Early Season Management Webinar, April 1 Mar 26, 2021

🕔Mar 26, 2021
Join us for an early season soybean management webinar on 4/1/2021 at 8 a.m. via Zoom. The format will include a brief presentation followed by time for questions and dialog […]

Sweeetpotato Scurf: Identification and Management Mar 26, 2021

🕔Mar 26, 2021
In collaboration with the Plant Disease and Insect Clinic at NC State we confirmed several cases of sweetpotato scurf in North Carolina. Sweetpotato roots exhibit expanding brown lesions in the […]

North Carolina Corn: How High Should Your Plant Populations Go? – Video Mar 23, 2021

🕔Mar 23, 2021
In this video, Area Agent, Tim Hambrick, discusses why higher populations are a trend and what to consider before we plant more seeds to the acre. Just like yield, corn […]

North Carolina Soybeans: Seed Treatment Considerations for 2021 Mar 19, 2021

🕔Mar 19, 2021
Fungicidal Seed Treatments Soybeans in North Carolina are susceptible to several early-season pathogens. These pathogens are most effectively managed using a diversity of strategies including varietal resistance, cultural tactics, and […]

North Carolina Soybeans: Preparing for Planting – Maturity Groups Mar 12, 2021

🕔Mar 12, 2021
Soybean maturity groups (MG) are latitudinal zones developed to define where a soybean genetic package best fits based on photoperiod and temperature. Historically, most of NC has been slated for a […]

North Carolina: 4 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Excessive Rains Mar 8, 2021

🕔Mar 8, 2021
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack designated four North Carolina counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to recent disasters may be eligible for United States Department of […]

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