Rainfall pushed us out of the field today and it looks like we may not get back to spraying until early next week; it is generally best to not apply […]
The Extension Cotton Specialist Working Group, under the leadership of Dr. Seth Byrd, began a podcast earlier this year discussing management decisions and topics important to the industry. In the […]
We can learn a great deal by comparing notes. Slicing bolls is one of the best ways to time defoliation- and most agree on what represents a ‘mature’ boll (dark […]
2021 Midsouth Cotton Defoliation Guide Now Available Sep 14, 2021
The 2021 Mid-South Cotton Defoliation Guide is now available online. This guide was compiled and is updated yearly by Extension Cotton and Weed Science Specialists from throughout the Mid-South.
Tennessee: 2021 Cover Crop Variety Trial Results Sep 13, 2021
As corn and soybean come out of the fields, it’s time to think about planting cover crops. Cover crops offer many benefits to cash crop systems. They can improve soil […]
Tennessee: Soybean Disease Field Day, Milan, Sept. 9 Aug 30, 2021
Wondering what’s been making your soybeans sickly? Come to The University of Tennessee Soybean Disease Field Day, held Tuesday, Sept. 9th, at the Milan Research and Education Center. Registration will […]
Tennessee: Cotton Tour, Jackson, Sept. 1 Aug 27, 2021
This event is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 1st at the WTREC (605 Airways Blvd., Jackson, TN 38301). Registration will begin at 8:00 a.m. with the tour departing at 8:10 a.m.
As soybean fields are blooming, disease scouting needs to start to guide fungicide application decisions. To determine if a disease will become a significant PEST, that will effect yield, four main factors […]
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. […]
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 […]