Tennessee: Hickman County Designated Natural Disaster Area to Floods Jul 19, 2021

🕔Jul 19, 2021
This Secretarial natural disaster designation allows the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) to extend much-needed emergency credit to producers recovering from natural disasters through emergency loans. […]

Tennessee: Palmer Pigweed – Managing Dicamba or Enlist One Resistance Jun 11, 2021

🕔Jun 11, 2021
Judging from research tests and walking a few farmers’ fields many of the PRE applied herbicides in soybean and cotton played out about a week or so ago.  Timing is […]

Tennessee Soybeans: Planting Progress, Double Crop, and Late Planting Considerations Jun 11, 2021

🕔Jun 11, 2021
The June 6 Tennessee crop progress report indicated over seventy percent (72%) of our soybean crop was in the ground, which is an improvement over the past few years. However, wheat […]

Tennessee Tobacco: 5 Early Season Production Tips Jun 8, 2021

🕔Jun 8, 2021
Now that everyone is washing their tobacco setters [transplanters] to be garaged until next year, it is a great time to think about some of the crop management decisions for […]

Tennessee: Start Scouting for Palmer Pigweed Escapes Jun 8, 2021

🕔Jun 8, 2021
In our research more dicamba sensitive Palmer amaranth will often be dead or well on their way under good heat and moisture conditions in 7 days or so.  Palmer that […]

Tennessee Corn: Fertilizer Recommendations for Optimal Productivity – Potassium May 27, 2021

🕔May 27, 2021
Potassium is a macronutrient that plays important functions in the plant including protein and starch formation in the grain, movement of water, nutrients, and carbohydrate within the plant, stomata closure, […]

Tennessee: UT Weed Tour, Jackson, June 16 May 26, 2021

🕔May 26, 2021
The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture will host the annual Weed Tour on Wednesday, June 16 at the West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center. The guided tour will feature […]

Tennessee Corn: Fertilizer Recommendations for Optimal Productivity – Phosphorus May 26, 2021

🕔May 26, 2021
Phosphorus plays an important role in plant reproduction especially pollination and kernel setting. In adequate P can reduce stalk strength, delay crop maturity,  poor kernel set and lead to yield […]

Tennessee Corn: Fertilizer Recommendations for Optimal Productivity – Nitrogen May 26, 2021

🕔May 26, 2021
Nitrogen is a major component of chlorophyll (the green pigment), that is essential for photosynthesis. Hence, its deficiency tends to cause chlorosis. In addition, inadequate supply of N at critical […]

Tennessee Corn: Ryegrass, Fescue Management in Emerged Fields May 7, 2021

🕔May 7, 2021
The call of the week is how to control ryegrass and, in a few other cases, fine fescue in emerged corn. Several have reported these grasses recovering from glyphosate + […]

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