Virginia Field Reports: Variable Conditions, Crops Look Good

🕔Aug 14, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 12, 2018. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other […]

Virginia Soybeans: Is It Too Late to Apply Foliar Fungicides?

🕔Aug 10, 2018The wet weather conditions, along with relatively cool temperatures over the last few weeks have been nearly perfect for disease development in soybean.  As always, keep in mind the disease […]

Virginia Field Reports: Wet Week – Limited Field Work

🕔Aug 7, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 5, 2018. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other […]

Virginia Cotton: Tarnished Plant Bug Problems Persist

🕔Aug 3, 2018Tarnished plant bugs have continued to be a problem in flowering cotton in some Virginia cotton fields. This week, scouts found 10 out of 30 fields above the bloom threshold […]

Virginia: Peanut Field Tour, Suffolk, Aug. 15

🕔Aug 1, 2018A Peanut Tour will take place at the Tidewater AREC (1045 Hare Road, Suffolk, VA, 23437) on Aug 15. Presentations include precision irrigation and crop stress sensing, weed control and […]

Virginia Field Reports: Generally Wet, Some Dry Spots

🕔Jul 31, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 29, 2018. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other […]

Virginia Cotton: Managing a Crop with Too Much Moisture

🕔Jul 24, 2018Here is today’s math lesson. What does 2 + 1 + 1/10 + ½ + 1/10 + 2/3 + 2/10 + 3/10 equal?  The answer is ENOUGH.  We have a […]

Virginia Cotton: 5 Tips for Dealing with Bollworms

🕔Jul 24, 2018Plant bugs continue to be a problem in some Virginia fields with ¼ of those scouted by the entomology team above threshold for the first two weeks of bloom. In […]

Virginia Field Reports: Rains Revive Some Areas, Others Drying Out

🕔Jul 23, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 22, 2018. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other […]

Virginia Field Reports: Hot and Dry, Crops Stressed

🕔Jul 17, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 15, 2018. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other […]

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