Virginia Cotton: Nitrogen – How Much Should You Apply at Planting?

🕔Apr 20, 2018Nitrogen is needed by the cotton plant at higher amounts than any other nutrient. We have been on a trend of increasing the rate of nitrogen, which is either causing […]

Virginia Wheat: Disease Pressure Fairly Light, Keep Scouting Fields

🕔Apr 20, 2018Currently the wheat crop in Virginia is near flag leaf emergence, and flowering will start within a couple of weeks. As flowering begins, be sure to monitor the FHB risk […]

Virginia: Peanut-Cotton Infonet Update

🕔Apr 20, 2018The Peanut-Cotton Infonet is up and running for the 2018 growing season. As in previous years, the website will provide: Maximum, minimum, and average air temperatures Average soil temperature at […]

Virginia Field Reports: Corn Planting Underway Where Conditions Allow

🕔Apr 16, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 15, 2018. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other […]

Virginia Wheat: Fusarium Head Blight Risk Low, Powdery Mildew on the Rise

🕔Apr 13, 2018Currently the wheat crop is in the jointing stages, and we are several weeks away from flowering. Currently the Fusarium head blight (FHB) risk is low for most areas of […]

Virginia Cotton: April Is the Month for Field Prep

🕔Apr 3, 2018April is primarily the month of land preparation for cotton.  This first week of April in particular is sort of like the gun going off to start the race. Growing […]

Virginia: Cover Crop Training Workshop, Suffolk, April 12

🕔Mar 28, 2018You are invited to attend the 2018 Natural Resources Conservation Service/Virginia Cooperative Extension Cover Crop Training on Thursday, April 12, 2018 (9:00 am to 3:30 pm) at the Virginia Tech […]

Virginia Cotton: In-Furrow, Seed Treatments – Is Change Coming?

🕔Mar 16, 2018The options for in-furrow and seed treatment plant protection from thrips, nematodes, and disease offers producers a lot of choice.  We pushed the easy button for the first 20 years […]

Virginia: Dicamba – Online Training Now Available

🕔Mar 6, 2018BASF’s dicamba training module is now live! To access the training visit and click on the training tab. This online training module satisfies the US EPA requirement for mandatory dicamba training. […]

Virginia: Plan Your Horseweed/Marestail Strategy Now

🕔Feb 23, 2018Now’s the time to start planning your management strategy for horseweed/marestail in your summer crops.



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