Dr. Scott Stewart discusses his latest research on the impact of seed treatments and burndown timing in soybeans planted behind a cover crop.
UTIA research shows that avoiding spraying certain herbicides in the early morning or late evening is not only better for herbicide stewardship but also better for weed control.
The EPA has approved Tennessee’s Section 18 request for Sivanto (a.k.a. Sivanto prime) in sweet sorghum for control of sugarcane aphid. This product is already fully labeled on grain sorghum, […]
Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee Extension Weed Specialist, addresses recent complaints of 2,4-D drift injury to sensitive cotton fields.
Tennessee farmers expect to harvest 22.5 million bushels of winter wheat during 2018 according to the Tennessee field office of USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.
Soybeans generally require from 15 to 25 inches of water per acre per year for maximum yield potential. In general, the most important time to irrigate soybeans is from R3 […]
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 10, 2018. County Agent Comments Jeff Via, Fayette County Farmers in Fayette County had a week of dry weather. Many planted […]
As often happens, there is a flurry of activity in early planted cotton. Plant bugs often stack up there first until other cotton starts squaring. I’ve also had reports of […]
Although most of Tennessee was blessed with an overabundance of rain this spring, warmer than average temperatures have increased water use by the corn crop and fields should be monitored […]
If sensitive vegetation is downwind, you can’t spray dicamba. In this video, Dr. Steckel discusses what DT cotton producers can do when timely spray applications are needed but the wind […]