Weed Management with Cover Crops – Video

🕔Aug 23, 2019Taylor Clarke, Farmer and Extension Agent from Brunswick County, VA, discusses how he transformed his tobacco-based family farm into a soybean-based system by introducing cover crops. After five years of […]

Virginia Cotton: Do ‘Cutout’ and ‘Insect Safe’ Mean the Same Thing?

🕔Aug 21, 2019I believe the most important distinction we need to make for cotton currently is in determining when the crop has cut out. Sometimes we talk about cutout being after cotton […]

Virginia Cotton: Moving Into The Pre-Defoliation Slot

🕔Aug 20, 2019The corn pickers are beginning to move, and the overall landscape of agriculture is beginning to change as we begin to enter those late August days of the growing season. […]

Virginia Field Reports: Crops Stressed from Heat, Lack of Moisture

🕔Aug 20, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 18, 2019. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other […]

Virginia Peanuts: When Should You Start Digging?

🕔Aug 16, 2019According to the Peanut – Cotton Infonet online report system, peanut planted on May 1 in Suffolk, Capron, Greensville, and Waverley, VA, accumulated to the date around 2100 °F in all […]

Virginia Field Reports: Crops Showing Drought Stress

🕔Aug 13, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 11, 2019. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other […]

Virginia Cotton: Why Are Fields Hitting Early Cutout?

🕔Aug 9, 2019The 2019 growing season in Virginia is one that has been marked by a good planting window in early May resulting in a sizable portion of Virginia cotton planted in […]

Virginia Cotton Growers’ Association Field Day, Suffolk, Aug. 16

🕔Aug 8, 2019Please come out to the 2nd Annual Virginia Cotton Growers’ Association Field Day on Friday August 16th from 7:30 AM – 12:30 PM. The field day will be at the […]

Virginia Cotton: Some Crops Getting Safe, Some Need Protection

🕔Aug 7, 2019After seeing some scouting reports along with personal observations over the last several days I would characterize our overall crop situation as advanced, and scattered insect pressure. Moth traps are […]

Virginia Cotton: Do I Need to Respray After Rain?

🕔Aug 2, 2019Good prospects for rainfall for the next several days will have a pretty big impact to set up our expectations for August cotton management.  If we can get a decent […]

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