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Drought Monitor: Heavy Rains from OK to SC; Conditions Intensify for Lower Southeast

Drought Monitor: Heavy Rains from OK to SC; Conditions Intensify for Lower Southeast

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Eric Luebehusen, USDA 🕔Apr 27, 2017

Summary PLEASE NOTE – The Drought Monitor reflects observed precipitation through Tuesday, 1200 UTC (8 am, EDT); any rain that has fallen after the Tuesday 1200 UTC cutoff will be reflected in next week’s map. During the 7-day period (ending

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Georgia Peanuts: Inoculants and Early Season Disease Management

Georgia Peanuts: Inoculants and Early Season Disease Management

👤By Jeremy Kichler, University of Georgia 🕔Apr 26, 2017

I have been receiving a few questions about peanut inoculants from area growers and retailers.  Below are a few comments from Scot Monfort, UGA Peanut Agronomist, on this subject. Inoculants Last year was a very hot and dry year. In

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How Have U.S. Crop Acres Changed Over the Passed 25 Years?

How Have U.S. Crop Acres Changed Over the Passed 25 Years?

👤By Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois 🕔Apr 25, 2017

Over the past 25 years, there have been shifts in crops planted in the United States. Overall, acres in feed grain crops decreased while acres in oilseed crops increased. Feed grain crops losing acres were wheat, oats, barley, and sorghum.

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USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 25, 2017

The following prices are effective from 04/26/17 at 12:01 am Eastern Time until midnight Tuesday 05/02/17. The next announcement is scheduled for 05/02/17 at 3:00 pm Eastern Time. * $424.43 per ton for Runner peanuts * $409.00 per ton for

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Texas: Kaput Wild Hog Bait Manufacturer Withdraws State Label, Cites Suits

Texas: Kaput Wild Hog Bait Manufacturer Withdraws State Label, Cites Suits

👤Staff Report 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Scimetrics Ltd. Corp. has withdrawn its registration of Kaput Feral Hog Bait in the state of Texas, the Colorado-based company announced in a press release today. Scimetrics, which also specializes in rodent control, formulated Kaput around warfarin, the same active ingredient

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Georgia Field Reports: Dry Conditions Hindering Field Work

Georgia Field Reports: Dry Conditions Hindering Field Work

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 23, 2017. County Comments Gary R. Peiffer, DeKalb County Pastures were slow to recover from the cool spell in March, but are starting to fill out nicely now. Jeff Cook, Peach

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South Carolina Field Reports: Cotton, Peanut Planting Begin

South Carolina Field Reports: Cotton, Peanut Planting Begin

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 23, 2017. County Comments William Hardee, Horry County Horry County had very good planting conditions this past week. Some tobacco transplants looked like the wind or sand had beaten them up

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North Carolina Field Reports: Corn Planting Speeds Along; Peach Crop 10% of Normal

North Carolina Field Reports: Corn Planting Speeds Along; Peach Crop 10% of Normal

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 23, 2017. Extension Comments Stanley Holloway – Yancey County Extension The county received some much needed rain during the latter half of the week. Most of the rainfall was a gentle,

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Georgia Peanuts: Disease Nematode Management Considerations for 2017 Planting

Georgia Peanuts: Disease Nematode Management Considerations for 2017 Planting

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Peanut growers can use a number of different products at planting time for the management of diseases and nematodes. Decisions as too what product to use over another, or to use a product at all, can be very confusing.

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AgFax Weekend 4-24 Farm Income is Down, So is Bank Lending

AgFax Weekend 4-24 Farm Income is Down, So is Bank Lending

👤AgFax Staff 🕔Apr 21, 2017

In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Farm Income is Down, So is Bank Lending; First New U.S. Fertilizer Plant in 25 Years; and more.

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