Farm Policy: House Narrowly Passes Farm Bill

🕔Jun 22, 2018Wall Street Journal writers Jesse Newman, Heather Haddon and Siobhan Hughes reported on Thursday that, “The House on Thursday narrowly passed a Republican-written bill that reauthorizes farm programs while also […]

Missouri Weeds: Waterhemp Confirmed with 6-Way Resistance

🕔Jun 22, 2018A study featured in the journal Weed Science is certain to keep many corn and soybean growers up at night. Researchers have identified a waterhemp population in Missouri that is resistant to […]

Texas West Plains IPM: Little Pest Activity; Cotton PGR Management

🕔Jun 21, 2018Cotton ranges from just germinated to 10 true leaf cotton. This wide range is reflective of the mess we have been in across a large area here on the West […]

Virginia Soybeans: Yellow Leaves May Mean Manganese Deficiency

🕔Jun 21, 2018Manganese (Mn) deficiencies are common in Virginia soybean and are starting to appear in numerous fields.  These deficiencies are not necessarily due to low Mn levels in the soil, but […]

Drought Monitor Weekly: Active Rain Patterns, Hot Temperatures

🕔Jun 21, 2018Summary An active weather pattern brought rain to areas of the northern Rocky Mountains, northern Plains, Upper Midwest and Southwest and along the Gulf Coast from Texas to Florida. The […]

Virginia Cotton: Start Scouting for Tarnished Plant Bugs

🕔Jun 21, 2018Tarnished plant bug (TPB) has begun its annual migration into Virginia cotton. PhD student Seth Dorman scouted VA cotton fields this week (image below) that were over pre-bloom thresholds (indicated […]

Moving Grain: Corn Barge Movements Near 9-Year High

🕔Jun 21, 2018Weekly Upper Mississippi River Corn Barge Movements Near 9-year High For the week ending June 16, downbound corn barge shipments through Mississippi River Locks 27 (located near St. Louis, MO) […]

Georgia Pecans: Heavy Desirable Drop; EU Phosphite Regulations

🕔Jun 21, 2018Desirable Drop Most growers know that Desirable drops a few nuts each June, which is one reason they tend to bear a crop every year (see previous blog post). Typical […]

Louisiana Soybeans: Managing Micronutrients – Phosphorus, Potassium, Manganese

🕔Jun 21, 2018LSU AgCenter Extension is running a series on managing micronutrients in soybeans, find the first three articles on phosphorus, potassium, and manganese.

Mississippi Sweet Potatoes: Layby Treatments, Heat-Induced Stem Girdling – Podcast

🕔Jun 21, 2018Dr. Stephen Meyers, Extension sweet potato specialist, gives the latest update on the sweet potato crop in Mississippi. He also discusses heat-induced stem girdling.

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