Although many crops are close to harvest and treating those crops may not make sense, the drought conditions in the eastern half of the state have worsened in recent weeks […]
With much of the Corn Belt facing a late-maturing, high-moisture crop, some farmers are already making plans to dry their grain this fall. That means they’ll likely need to purchase […]
Heavy rains over the past two weeks in the upper Plains are prompting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to first reduce water releases into the Missouri River from Gavins […]
Cotton bolls are open ahead of schedule, nationwide and in states that were grazed by Hurricane Dorian. (Stephanie Ho and USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey)
At this point in the season, most of our insect monitoring efforts are focused on soybean. There are several pests that can damage soybean during pod fill, and proper scouting […]
For the most part, 2019 has been rather quiet when it comes to soybean diseases. However, some things are starting to be observed across Mississippi.
Yields are rolling in a little more this week. The southern part of the state is much further along overall. From I-40 north, things are really just starting good. Overall […]
Preliminary reports indicate that damage to the cotton crop ranges from severe to very little, with the most damage obviously in near-coastal counties and the Blacklands – but we will […]
Manure application rate guidelines in Minnesota have recently been revisited and updated as needed to reflect recent research findings for nitrogen and phosphorus needs of crops. Check out the full […]
Andrew Sawyer, Area Extension Pecan Specialist in southeast Georgia, emphasizes the need to stay on top of late-season pests.