Virginia Soybeans: Plenty of Time Left to Plant, Don’t Rush into Wet Fields

🕔May 24, 2018Recent heavy rains have led to temporary flooding of numerous soybean fields throughout Virginia and put us behind with soybean planting .  Only 26% of the crop was planted as […]

Indiana: Farm Management Tour, Franklin, June 21-22

🕔May 24, 2018Purdue University’s Center for Commercial Agriculture and Purdue Extension will host the 86th annual Farm Management Tour in Johnson and Shelby counties June 21-22. The two-day farm tour will feature […]

Georgia Weather: Prepare for Tropical Storm Alberto

🕔May 24, 2018Long-time residents of Georgia may remember the devastating floods of Tropical Storm Alberto in July 1994. The rain was so intense that Georgia’s one-day rainfall record was set during that […]

North Carolina Corn: Stink Bugs – Is Tank Mixing an Insecticide Worth It?

🕔May 24, 2018Should you tank mix herbicides or nitrogen with insecticide to control stink bugs in corn? To be short and to the point, I couldn’t think of a greater waste of […]

Georgia Cotton: Thrips Populations on the Rise

🕔May 24, 2018We got a chance to look at many cotton fields on the west side of the county today. We looked at the oldest field  planted as well as many fields […]

Iowa Soybeans: Frogeye Leaf Spot Showing Signs of Fungicide Resistance

🕔May 24, 2018Isolates of Cercospora sojina showing reduced sensitivity to quinone outside inhibitor (QoI, strobilurin) fungicides were recently recovered from soybean in Iowa. This pathogen causes frogeye leaf spot, an important foliar soybean disease that […]

Drought Monitor Weekly: Relief Hits Plains; Hot and Dry for Southwest, Midsouth

🕔May 24, 2018Summary The active weather pattern persisted across most of the nation, though unfavorably dry, hot weather lingered over parts of the South and Southwest. During the 7-day period ending Tuesday […]

Moving Grain: Soybean Inspections, Ethanol Exports Increase

🕔May 24, 2018NGFA, STC, and USDA to Hold Agricultural Transportation Summit On July 25-26, the National Grain and Feed Association, Soy Transportation Coalition, and USDA will hold an agricultural transportation summit in […]

Illinois: Crop Rotation Improves Yields, Decreases Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Says Study

🕔May 24, 2018Many farmers grow corn and soybean in rotation to avoid the continuous corn yield penalty, but now there’s another reason to rotate. Scientists at the University of Illinois have provided […]

Tennessee: Palmer Pigweed Management Hampered by Frequent Rains

🕔May 24, 2018This weather pattern has Palmer amaranth management in a terrible fix for many fields in West Tennessee. The rain that has occurred on an almost daily basics for over a […]

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