Virginia Field Reports: Heavy Rains Hit Some Areas

🕔Oct 16, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 14, 2018. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other […]

Virginia Cotton: Damage Not as Bad as Expected

🕔Oct 12, 2018Farmers wake up in our region to a beautiful day after a sleepless night with howling winds.  I wouldn’t say we dodged the bullet this time as we got hit with 50 mph winds […]

Virginia Cotton: Low Pressure Coastal System

🕔Oct 11, 2018Rainfall amounts have been lowered by the updated forecast. The highest numbers I am seeing is around 3.5 inches and the overall expectation is around 2″ to 3″.  This whole […]

Virginia Field Reports: Harvest Proceeds Despite Wet Soils

🕔Oct 9, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 7, 2018. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other […]

Virginia Cotton: Michael – Rain Delays but Not Much Else Expected

🕔Oct 9, 2018The Tropical weather in the Gulf that has been named Michael will have fallen apart by the time it reaches the east coast.  It will still be a rain event […]

Virginia Soybeans: Early Harvest Reports – Seed Quality Not Good

🕔Oct 5, 2018We appreciated the rainfall this year.  It should lead to some very good yields in many parts of Virginia.  However, the same weather conditions for high yields has led to […]

Virginia Cotton: Extended Weather Looks Promising

🕔Oct 4, 2018We are in an enhanced weather pattern for cotton on what otherwise looks like a very advanced cotton crop. A lot of defoliation progress has been made but we also […]

Virginia Cotton: Hot Sunny Beginning For October

🕔Oct 2, 2018Unprecedented weather is upon us, at least as far as my memory will allow.  The temperatures for the first couple of weeks of October will provide daytime highs in the […]

Virginia Field Reports: Continuous Rains Limit Field Work

🕔Oct 2, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 30, 2018. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other […]

Virginia Cotton: Favorable Conditions For Defoliation Expected

🕔Sep 27, 2018I’m really looking forward to October this year.  Since the second week of September, the weather forecast has continued to keep us on the fence as far as our expectation […]

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