Tennessee: Cotton Picking in Below Freezing Temperatures Nov 11, 2019

🕔Nov 11, 2019With the arctic blast in the forecast and the substantial number of cotton acres left in the field, several have recently asked about how to keep water in their cotton […]

Freezing Temps, Snow Bring Widespread Harvest Challenges Oct 15, 2019

🕔Oct 15, 2019Late last week, Bloomberg writers Brian K Sullivan and Ashley Robinson reported that, “A large snowfall is set to sweep out of the Rocky Mountains later this week, bringing snow by the foot […]

North Plains Soybeans: Drying, Storage Could Be Challenging Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019A challenging soybean harvest this fall is raising many storage and drying questions, according to Ken Hellevang, an agricultural engineer with North Dakota State University Extension. According to the National […]

Corn: How Does a Late-Season Frost Affect Crops? Oct 1, 2019

🕔Oct 1, 2019The following is information on the effects of late-season frost injury to corn from an article by Dr. Joe Lauer, Corn Extension Specialist at the University of Wisconsin. Freezing temperatures […]

Ohio Corn: Will Late Fields Reach Black Layer Before a Killing Frost? Sep 24, 2019

🕔Sep 24, 2019Ohio saw record late corn planting in 2019.  According to the Agricultural Statistics Service, only 33% of Ohio’s corn was planted by June 2.  The question being asked now is […]

Indiana Corn: Delayed Grain Maturity, Frost/Freeze Worries Sep 20, 2019

🕔Sep 20, 2019Given the near record late planting of the 2019 Indiana corn crop and the continuing agony of delayed development of the crop, much of the coffeeshop talk down at Cecil’s […]

Iowa: Predicting 1st Fall Frost, Freeze Dates? Aug 19, 2019

🕔Aug 19, 2019When will the first hard freeze or killing frost (equal to or less than 28°F) date be this fall? This is a question a lot of folks are wondering about […]

Nebraska: Calculating the Odds of a Hard Freeze Aug 15, 2019

🕔Aug 15, 2019With all of the late-planted crops across the Midwest this year and the calendar turning to August, it is time to calculate the odds of a hard freeze (equal to […]

Ohio: 12 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Floods, Freeze Aug 1, 2019

🕔Aug 1, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 12 Ohio counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to three separate disaster events may be eligible for U.S. Department of […]

Texas Field Reports: Fruit Crop Looks Good Following Freeze Apr 2, 2019

🕔Apr 2, 2019Texas fruit crops appear set for a good year, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Larry Stein, AgriLife Extension fruit specialist, Uvalde, said crops like peaches, […]

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