Tennessee: Palmer Pigweed Management Hampered by Frequent Rains

🕔May 24, 2018This weather pattern has Palmer amaranth management in a terrible fix for many fields in West Tennessee. The rain that has occurred on an almost daily basics for over a […]

Tennessee Field Reports: Progress in Planting

🕔May 23, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 20, 2018. County Agent Comments J.C. Dupree, Lauderdale County While the weather was favorable last week, Lauderdale County producers planted majority […]

Tennessee Cotton: Thrips Populations Light but Picking Up

🕔May 22, 2018Thus far, reports are that thrips populations have been relatively light but picking up. The forecast model has been predicting that cotton planted after May 15th will face the highest infestations […]

Tennessee Corn: Managing Large Palmer Amaranth in Large Crops

🕔May 22, 2018Judging by our research here as well as field visits and phone calls from folks walking corn fields it is very apparent that pretty much any PRE applied herbicide in […]

Tennessee: Record Keeping for Value-Added Enterprises Training, Blountville, July 17

🕔May 21, 2018The University of Tennessee Center for Profitable Agriculture, in cooperation with UT Extension and the Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation, is offering one additional workshop for farmers to learn better record […]

Tennessee Soybeans: Rain Needed for Crop Emergence

🕔May 18, 2018The hot, dry weather has sapped surface moisture pretty well in parts of the state, which is affecting ease of planting and soybean emergence.

Tennessee: Concerns with PPO Pre-Emergent Herbicides – Video

🕔May 18, 2018Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee Extension Weed Specialist, discusses concerns with PPO pre-emergent herbicides and herbicide resistance.

Tennessee: UT Weed Tour, Jackson , June 20

🕔May 16, 2018The University of Tennessee Weed Tour will be held Wednesday, June 20 at the West Tennessee Research & Education Center in Jackson, TN (605 Airways Blvd).  Registration will start at […]

Tennessee Corn: Destroying a Poor Stand to Plant Soybean, Cotton

🕔May 16, 2018Clearly the most frequent call the last few days of April and the first half of May has concerned corn replant. All through early May the calls have been on […]

Tennessee Cotton, Soybeans: Scout Fresh Planted Fields for Pigweed

🕔May 16, 2018I have gotten numerous reports of Palmer amaranth becoming established in fields where PRE applied herbicides were not activated by timely rainfall.



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