Pennsylvania Corn: Heat, Drought Stress During Pollination

🕔Jul 24, 2019We can plant on the optimum date, fertilize exactly as our soil test recommends, have perfect pest control…and then, Bam! We get whacked with a heat wave or drought period […]

North Carolina Cotton: 3 Approaches With 2019’s Variable Crop

🕔Jul 16, 2019The 2019 cotton crop is probably the most variable statewide that we’ve seen in quite some time. Many areas have been plagued with severe drought, which resulted in some cotton […]

North Carolina Field Reports: Scattered Showers Offer Relief, Mostly Dry

🕔Jul 2, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 30, 2019. County Extension Comments Don Nicholson – Agronomist Region 7 Growing conditions are varied across Region 7, some areas have […]

Michigan Corn: Make a Plan for Drought-Stressed Silage

🕔Aug 31, 2018Corn silage harvest will soon be in full swing and livestock producers should be aware of the potential for excess levels of nitrates due to the prolonged moisture stress, high […]

Tennessee Cotton: Increased Reports of Boll Cavitation

🕔Aug 17, 2018Over the past few weeks, reports of thumbnail-sized boll abortion have emerged in some areas of West Tennessee.  While square and small boll abortion is very common every year, recent […]

Nebraska: Drought-Stressed Corn – A Feed Opportunity

🕔Aug 13, 2018The game of “what-if” can be tricky. What if the corn crop becomes drought damaged this year? Am I prepared to utilize this forage? Drought-stressed corn will start to wilt […]

Texas Field Reports: Record High Temps Further Stress Crops

🕔Jul 24, 2018Most areas of the state have set or tied high temperature records this summer, including a string of 100-plus days last week, according to the state climatologist. Dr. John Nielsen-Gammon, […]

Texas Plains Crops: Drought Taking Toll on Plants and Pests

🕔Jul 24, 2018General Status The persistent drought conditions are taking their toll. Most dryland fields are already few and far between but the areas within Hale, Swisher, and Floyd that have received […]

Arkansas Field Reports: Crops Progressing Quickly Under Irrigation

🕔Jul 23, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 22, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Ray Benson, Mississippi County “Most of the county is in need of […]

North Carolina Field Reports: Heat, Drought Stress, Some Heavy Rains

🕔Jul 16, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 15, 2018. County Extension Comments Robert Hawk – Swain County Extension Warm with summer thundershowers with normal rainfall near 1″. Temperatures […]

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