Virginia Cotton: Rains Do Little to Alleviate Dry Conditions Jun 20, 2022

🕔Jun 20, 2022
Last week about half the area got more than a trace of rainfall, but still we only measured our rain in tenths. Unfortunately, some of the area that has needed […]

Virginia Peanuts: When to Start Spraying for Leaf Spot Other Diseases Jun 17, 2022

🕔Jun 17, 2022
I have had a few questions about starting a peanut fungicide program on slow growing or late planted peanuts recently. The rule of thumb date I typically use is if […]

Virginia Soybeans: Cooler Soil Temperatures = Delayed Emergence May 9, 2022

🕔May 9, 2022
The upcoming weekend rainfall (our meteorologists seem assured that it’ll be widespread) should greatly help parts of Virginia that are short on or getting short of topsoil moisture and position […]

Midsouth Soybeans: New Tool for Variety Trial Data Nov 10, 2021

🕔Nov 10, 2021
Which soybean variety is best suited to my region? State variety testing programs provide critical research to help answer that question by evaluating hundreds of soybean varieties every year across […]

Virginia: Nematode in Atlantic Soybean Production Webinar – Nov. 16 Nov 8, 2021

🕔Nov 8, 2021
Nematodes consistently rank as a top yield robber of soybeans. Join us November 16 from 9-12:00 for the Nematode in Atlantic Soybean Production Webinar to discuss nematode distribution and management […]

Virginia Peanut Field Tour, Suffolk, Sept. 8 Sep 3, 2021

🕔Sep 3, 2021
Next week on Sep 8, 2021, Tidewater Agricultural Research and Extension Center (TAREC) will host an “express” peanut field tour. With registration starting at 7:30, attendees will be updated on […]

Virginia Peanuts: Leaf Spot Waxes as Sclerotinia Blight Wanes Aug 27, 2021

🕔Aug 27, 2021
This week I have noticed a significant uptick in the amount of peanut leaf spot. It’s mainly in peanuts that have been sprayed once or twice with fungicides and the […]

Virginia Peanuts: Not There Yet but Getting Close Aug 27, 2021

🕔Aug 27, 2021
Today, Aug 26 2021, we pod blasted a few peanut cultivars grown at the Tidewater AREC in large plots to observe pod maturity at this time. While the peanuts planted […]

Virginia Peanuts: Making Decisions for the 1st Leaf Spot Spray Jul 9, 2021

🕔Jul 9, 2021
Right now most peanut growers are deciding when to apply the first leaf spot fungicide and which fungicide to use. The recommendation the past few years has been to start […]

Virginia Corn, Soybeans: Considerations for Fungicide Use Jun 29, 2021

🕔Jun 29, 2021
Corn Some corn may have been sprayed as early as V5 but now we are approaching tasseling and some fields have already begun to tassel. With the corn prices being […]

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