Herbicide Damage Carryover Into 2020 Jun 4, 2020

🕔Jun 4, 2020
Although there is no evidence of widescale problems with carryover injury to corn or soybean, ISUEO field agronomists have received a few reports. The potential for carryover injury is determined […]

Iowa Corn: Start Scouting for Stalk Borers Jun 4, 2020

🕔Jun 4, 2020
In 2019, numerous field edges were infested with common stalk borer. Tracking degree days is a useful tool to estimate when common stalk borer larvae begin moving into cornfields from […]

Iowa: Soybean Cyst Nematodes Coming on Fast Jun 4, 2020

🕔Jun 4, 2020
Iowa’s early planting season means that pests like the soybean cyst nematode (SCN) also are off to a quick start this year, which could result in a greater risk of […]

North Carolina Soybeans: Late Planting Options Jun 4, 2020

🕔Jun 4, 2020
Many growers are now planting soybeans later than they intended to. Whether it is because wet weather prevented fields from getting planted in the first place or excessive wet weather […]

Cotton: Time to Watch for Thrips Jun 4, 2020

🕔Jun 4, 2020
This planting season has been frustrating to say the least. We had a 5-day stretch of good planting weather during May 13-17, 2020, and intermittently at other times during May, […]

Cotton – Southeast – A Tough And Unreliable Planting Season Winding Down – AgFax Jun 3, 2020

🕔Jun 3, 2020
Cotton farmers leave some acres unplanted after rain and cold weather kept them out of the field. This will take an extra bite out of cotton plantings for 2020.

Cotton – Southwest: Wet, Dry and Drier – Mother Nature Challenges – AgFax Jun 3, 2020

🕔Jun 3, 2020
Larry Stalcup, Contributing Editor Debra Ferguson, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Southwest Cotton, sponsored by the Southwest team of PhytoGen cottonseed. Subscribe OVERVIEW Weather. It’s too wet […]

Ag Trade: Trump Launches Punitive Measures Against China – DTN Jun 2, 2020

🕔Jun 2, 2020
President Donald Trump on Friday again pushed to place more sanctions on China by declaring that Hong Kong is no longer autonomous, and the United States will eliminate special trade […]

Ag Economy: May Observations from the Federal Reserve Beige Back Jun 2, 2020

🕔Jun 2, 2020
On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve Board released its May 2020 Beige Book update, a summary of commentary on current economic conditions by Federal Reserve District. The report included several observations pertaining […]

Farmers Urge Economic Assistance Bill Is Necessary – Ag Barometer Jun 2, 2020

🕔Jun 2, 2020
Farmer sentiment improved slightly in May after falling sharply in both March and April. The Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer reading in May was 103, up 7 points from the April […]

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