Thompson On Cotton: When Will The Market Catch Up With The News?

🕔Oct 18, 2018I’ve written many commentaries over the years. I must say this has been the most difficult to pen, by far. Words can’t describe the utter devastation left in the wake […]

Southeast Cotton – Up to 90% Open Bolls in Hurricane Michael’s Path – DTN

🕔Oct 11, 2018With Hurricane Michael bearing down on the Southeast U.S., much of Georgia’s 1.5-million-acre cotton crop will be exposed to torrential rains and high winds on Wednesday and Thursday.   “The Georgia […]

Fall Weed Control in Florida Pastures

🕔Oct 9, 2018Fall is not generally the right time to control many pasture weeds.  However, some perennial weeds are effectively controlled by fall herbicide applications.  Fall is a good time to treat […]

Florida Peanuts: Leaf Spot Defoliation – To Dig or Not to Dig?

🕔Oct 8, 2018When it comes time to dig peanuts at the end of the growing season, many things influence how many pods make it into the basket. Research by Dan Anco and […]

Peanut Collapse: Extension Teams Up to Solve the Mystery

🕔Sep 24, 2018In 2017, peanut growers of the Panhandle and North Central regions in Florida, and many areas in Georgia faced a number of issues. In addition to high disease, insect pests, […]

Waters of the U.S. Rule: 28 States Not Under EPA’s WOTUS Jurisdiction – DTN

🕔Sep 19, 2018Add Iowa to the list of now 28 states not under the jurisdiction of the 2015 waters of the United States rule thanks to a ruling by the U.S. District […]

North Florida Citrus: Apopka Weevil Discovered in Jefferson County

🕔Sep 17, 2018Citrus production in North Florida is expanding rapidly in response to the devastation of citrus in Central and South Florida due to citrus greening disease. Citrus acreage in southern Georgia […]

Iowa Corn: Tar Spot Samples Needed for Research

🕔Sep 12, 2018The University of Illinois, Urbana, is seeking assistance from its friendly neighbor to the west, the corn-state of Iowa, in locating samples of tar spot in corn. This is part […]

Cotton – Southeast – Defoliation Starts But Then Stalls Ahead of Hurricane

🕔Sep 7, 2018Whitefly remain a concern in Georgia and in southeast Alabama. Treatments are being made in Georgia on what seems to be a limited basis, but rainy conditions during much of the […]

Cotton – Southeast – Crop Gets Break From Rain, Insects Still Stirring – AgFax

🕔Aug 31, 2018Rainfall has eased up across much of the Southeast over the last week, and drier conditions have reduced the risk of boll rot and hard locking in early-planted cotton. In places, […]

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