Alabama Cotton: Dry Spring Causes Management Difficulties

🕔Jun 5, 2019Rain in the forecast is a welcome change from the lingering dry conditions Alabama producers have battled this spring. Producers generally plant cotton between April 20 and the first week […]

Georgia Tobacco: Dry Weather Helps Fight Black Shank Disease

🕔Jun 5, 2019While most Georgia crops are suffering from the recent lack of rainfall across the state, tobacco farmers have some reason to celebrate. Three consecutive weeks of dry weather in May […]

Nebraska Soybeans: How Will Flooding Affect Early-Season Crops?

🕔Jun 4, 2019The 2019 growing season has been one for the record books. In May, the entire state experienced above-average precipitation, ranging from 100% to 300% over normal. Longer term, from October […]

Georgia Pecans: Spray for Scab ASAP

🕔Jun 4, 2019Most pecan growers in Georgia have been stretching out their scab sprays over the last several weeks since we have been hot and dry with no rain at all for […]

Missouri: Mizzou Pest Management Field Day, Columbia, July 9

🕔Jun 3, 2019The annual Mizzou Pest Management Field Day will be Tuesday July 9th at the Bradford Research and Extension Center, approximately 8 miles east of Columbia. Registration will begin at 8:00 […]

Louisiana Rice: Crop Looks Promising Despite Tough Start

🕔Jun 3, 2019The Louisiana rice crop is having a challenging year, but good weather in June could result in a decent harvest, according to the LSU AgCenter rice specialist. “Don’t expect a […]

Iowa: Delayed Planting and Disease Expectations in 2019

🕔May 30, 2019This growing season, delayed planting, combined with continued cool and wet conditions have taken their toll on crops that were planted in the brief periods of optimum weather. Given that there […]

Michigan Corn: Irrigation and Tar Spot – What Happened Last Year? Will It Happen Again?

🕔May 17, 2019Tar spot, a new fungal pathogen first seen in Michigan in Allegan County in 2016, spread like a wildfire across west Michigan in 2018. The disease, which is prevalent in […]

Arkansas Rice: Fungicide Seed Treatments – Pay Attention to Field History

🕔May 17, 2019Field history is a major factor when considering using fungicide seed treatments. If your field has a history of seed rot and seedling diseases (mostly blight and seedling death), it […]

Louisiana Rice: Fungicide Options Available for 2019

🕔May 15, 2019The current list of available fungicides is longer than ever but not all will be readily available nor useful this year. The QoI Strobilurin fungicides (Group 11) Quadris, Equation and […]

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