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 […]

South Carolina Field Reports: Field Work Speeds Along, Rains Needed

🕔May 22, 2017Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 21, 2017. County Comments Kyle Daniel, Georgetown County Warm temperatures and no precipitation allowed cotton, peanut, and soybean plantings to continue […]

Pennsylvania Corn: Salvaging Drought Stressed Forage Following Rain

🕔Aug 10, 2016We could see some rain this week on drought stressed forages and this could set up for nitrate accumulation silo gas and wetter forage next week. This article shares a […]

Pennsylvania: Crop Insurance – Concerned About Drought Losses?

🕔Jul 27, 2016Lack of rain and high-ish temperatures are impacting crops in several counties. A question more and more farmers are asking lately is something like – “What must I do if […]

California: Solutions to Drought Stress Workshop, Modesto, Jan. 12-13

🕔Dec 11, 2015Drought management experts from Israel and Australia will join U.S. scientists in California for a workshop in Modesto on Jan. 12 and 13. Growers, crop consultants, irrigation practitioners, state agency […]

South Carolina Peanuts: Heat Stress, Armyworms, and Escaped Pigweed

🕔Jul 17, 2015The 100+ temperatures over the weekend caused mid-day wilting in some areas that had just gotten their first relief from previous drought stress.  A chance of showers this week would […]

South Carolina Peanuts: 8 Questions for Dryland Weed Management

🕔Jun 26, 2015Here is another round of timely production tips from Clemson Peanut Specialist Jay Chapin. The big picture right now of course is the extended high temperatures and lack of rain […]

Florida: Peanut Harvest Underway, Drought Stress Evident In Places – USDA

🕔Sep 2, 2014Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 31, 2014. Hay, corn, soybeans and peanuts were being harvested in the Panhandle, north, and central Florida. Isolated fields in the […]



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