Nebraska: Freeze-Tolerant Crop Research Gets NSF Award

🕔Mar 12, 2019For some plants — like corn, Nebraska’s most widely grown crop — below-zero temperatures trigger a cascade of lethal damage. Freezing conditions cause formation of ice crystals within the plant, […]

Texas Wheat: Cold Temps Causing Concern

🕔Mar 8, 2019Recent cold temperatures experienced across the state are causing some alarm for wheat producers. On the morning of Tuesday March 5, low temperatures ranged from near 10oF in the northern […]

Arkansas Corn: What Impact Will Freeze Have on This Year’s Crop?

🕔Apr 12, 2018On the morning of April 8 many across the state experienced a frost or freeze with temperatures ranging from just above freezing to as low as 25 degrees F in […]

Missouri Corn, Wheat: Cold Damage Concerns

🕔Apr 9, 2018The unseasonably cold, wet spring has presented numerous challenges across the state, especially in areas where corn has already been planted or where wheat has hit the jointing stage. In […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Impact of Recent Cold Temps on Crops

🕔Apr 5, 2018Temperatures on Easter into Monday (Figure 1) and last night into this morning (Figure 2) dipped low enough throughout a large portion of the state to potentially cause some level […]

Louisiana Wheat: Will The Crop Take A Hit From Extreme Cold Weather?

🕔Jan 4, 2018Over the past several days Louisiana wheat fields were exposed to below freezing temperatures for several hours. Freezing temperatures are projected to continue through the end of the week (ending […]

South Carolina Small Grains: Freeze Damage – How Bad In The Pee Dee?

🕔Mar 24, 2017Last week we saw 3 consecutive nights in the 20s, with the lowest reaching 22 in some areas.   Now that a week has passed, we can see the signs […]

Illinois: How Does Cordgrass Survive a Freeze?

🕔Nov 29, 2016March 2012 was unusually warm. Biomass crops around the Midwest were well established and thriving. But when a late frost came in mid-April, all of that changed. “When I went […]

Nebraska Corn: Risk of Freeze Damage If You Plant Too Early

🕔Apr 20, 2016With dry conditions the last week and a forecast for rain this weekend, corn planting is progressing rapidly in Nebraska. While warm conditions may persist through April, the potential for […]

South Carolina Tobacco: Freeze Injury in the Pee Dee

🕔Apr 15, 2016The ‘ninth hour’ freeze we experienced this past weekend is hopefully our last, but it didn’t end well for some of those that had already started transplanting tobacco. Some fields […]

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