Tennessee Soybeans: Insecticide Seed Treatment – Necessary After a Cover Crop? – Video

🕔Jun 14, 2018Dr. Scott Stewart discusses his latest research on the impact of seed treatments and burndown timing in soybeans planted behind a cover crop.

Tennessee: Herbicide Applications – Time of Day Matters – Video

🕔Jun 14, 2018UTIA 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.

Tennessee Sweet Sorghum: Section 18 Approved for Sivanto

🕔Jun 14, 2018The 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, […]

Tennessee Cotton: 2,4-D Stewardship Matters, Too – Video

🕔Jun 13, 2018Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee Extension Weed Specialist, addresses recent complaints of 2,4-D drift injury to sensitive cotton fields.

Tennessee Wheat Growers Expect Record High Yield

🕔Jun 12, 2018Tennessee 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.

Tennessee Soybeans: Maximizing Irrigation Efficacy

🕔Jun 12, 2018Soybeans 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 […]

Tennessee Field Reports: Farmers Return to Fields

🕔Jun 11, 2018Crop 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 […]

Tennessee Cotton: Early Plant Bug Control

🕔Jun 11, 2018As 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 […]

Tennessee Corn, Soybeans: Irrigation Reminders

🕔Jun 8, 2018Although 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 […]

Tennessee Cotton: Dicamba – When Sensitive Vegetation Is Downwind – Video

🕔Jun 5, 2018If 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 […]

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