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 […]

Kansas Corn: Watch for Signs of Aflatoxin in Drought-Stressed Crops

🕔Sep 12, 2017When it comes to the weather in Kansas this year, the state is again one of the haves and the have-nots. Parts of Kansas have had more-than-normal precipitation while others, […]

South Dakota Corn: Drought and Heat Effects on Crop Production

🕔Jul 11, 2017Nearly every season in South Dakota there are periods of hot, dry weather in at least part of the state. If this hot and dry weather occurs during corn pollination […]

South Dakota: Understanding Drought, Heat Stress in Crops

🕔Jun 16, 2017Despite significant technological advancement in modern agriculture such as improved genetics, modern chemistries to control pests, equipment to aid in efficiency, and several other up-to-date management strategies, we still largely […]

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