Tennessee Cotton: Be on Lookout for Bollworms – Podcast

🕔Aug 14, 2019Dr. Scott Stewart is putting out a BOLO (Be On the Look-Out) for bollworms in cotton. In this podcast, he explains proper scouting techniques, treatment thresholds and effective insecticides for […]

Tennessee Field Reports: Fieldwork Unimpeded by Pop-up Showers

🕔Aug 13, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 11, 2019. County Agent Comments Jeff Via, Fayette County The farmers in Fayette County had a few days they could get […]

Tennessee Soybeans: Management Tips for Corn Earworm

🕔Aug 13, 2019Despite a relatively lack luster moth flight, corn earworms (a.k.a. bollworm or soybean podworm) are showing up in some late maturing soybean fields, and as usual the action in centered […]

Tennessee: 9 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Floods

🕔Aug 12, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated nine Tennessee counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Claiborne, Giles, Grainger, Hamblen, Lake, Lincoln, Montgomery, Shelby, and Tipton counties who suffered losses due […]

Tennessee Cotton: Why Is the Crop “Turning” Early? – Podcast

🕔Aug 6, 2019It’s been a tough season for cotton producers. Dr. Tyson Raper discusses why cotton appears to be “turning” early.

Tennessee Soybeans, Cotton: What Pests Are Present?

🕔Aug 2, 2019I don’t think I have had a call about soybean all week, but my observations suggest we need to be scouting for stink bugs in our earliest beans, and in […]

Tennessee Cotton: When Should I Quit Spraying?

🕔Aug 2, 2019For the most part the answer is not yet! It’s important to protect your cotton crop from insect feeding until NAWF5 + 350 DD60’s. This general rule applies to a […]

Unlocking The Power Of Spreadsheets – Tennessee Offers Training

🕔Aug 1, 2019For farmers who want to unlock the power of spreadsheets, the University of Tennessee is offering a series of statewide workshops that show attendees how to create and use these […]

Tennessee Cotton: Sulfur Deficiency Management Options

🕔Jul 31, 2019While we are quickly approaching a point in which a sulfur fertilizer application will be unable to impact yield in 2019, understanding what a sulfur deficiency looks like may help […]

Tennessee: Xtend Weed Management in 2019 – We Have a Problem

🕔Jul 31, 2019A year ago this month I posted a blog that was titled “Dicamba in Tennessee: Year 3”. At that time the Tennessee Department of Agriculture had fielded 45 official dicamba […]

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