Virginia Cotton: Growth, Squaring Advance Jul 2, 2020

🕔Jul 2, 2020
Our cotton crop is responding to soil moisture and heat. Growth and node development are noticeable and it is beginning to make a good number of squares. We are still […]

Virginia Cotton: Considerations for Fertilizer Side-Dressing Jun 26, 2020

🕔Jun 26, 2020
The cotton during the first week of planting is all at about the 7 leaf stage and the 8th leaf is clearly visible in the bud.  This has brought us […]

Virginia Cotton: Crops Closer in Age Than Normal Jun 19, 2020

🕔Jun 19, 2020
Most of our cotton was planted from May 11th to May 25th this year which represents 14 calendar days, but only 7 degree days.  This is going to bring a […]

Virginia: Seeding Rates for Late-Planted Soybean Jun 12, 2020

🕔Jun 12, 2020
The cool and wetter weather earlier in the month has delayed some soybean planting into June. In addition, some cotton growers have switched to soybean due to the same reason. […]

Should Court Ruling on Dicamba Affect My Seed Choice for Double-Crop Soybean? Jun 12, 2020

🕔Jun 12, 2020
The court ruling yesterday has given a devastating blow to farmers that are depending on the Roundup Ready 2 Xtend herbicide program for their soybean.

Virginia Cotton: Right on Time for Date It Was Planted Jun 9, 2020

🕔Jun 9, 2020
The growing season started in a way that prevented us from planting cotton during the first half of May. Since then, we have had above normal temperatures and good moisture. […]

Virginia Cotton: Leaf Scorch Mostly Cosmetic Jun 5, 2020

🕔Jun 5, 2020
Leaf scorch is a common observation in young cotton immediately following a spray application.  It is essentially cosmetic even when it is quite noticeable because the next leaves and the […]

Virginia Cotton: Kill Roundup Resistant Weeds on 1st Trip Jun 2, 2020

🕔Jun 2, 2020
The first week of June provides a better forecast than we have had for the last couple of weeks. It has been surprising that we have gotten the work done […]

North Carolina, Virginia Corn: The Threshold for Stink Bugs Is Changing May 28, 2020

🕔May 28, 2020
The threshold for stink bugs in corn is changing based on recent research conducted in both North Carolina and Virginia. These studies indicated that, while seedling thresholds were effective, there […]

Virginia Cotton: Weather Looks Good for Planting After Weekend Freeze May 8, 2020

🕔May 8, 2020
The moment we have been waiting for is at hand. That moment of course is the arrival of spring.  Well, perhaps more people are waiting for the end of virus […]

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