Kentucky Soybeans: Seed Quality Moving Backwards in the Field

🕔Oct 9, 2018The excessive rains of September and early October are more than many soybean plants can handle. The wet weather occurred as soybean seeds were at physiological maturity or approaching it. […]

Tobacco: After the Storms – What’s Left of the 2018 Crop

🕔Oct 8, 2018The dark crop in the Kentucky and Tennessee is the best in several years, while most of the flue-cured and burley production this year was negatively impacted by heavy rains […]

Kentucky: Wheat, Double-Crop Soybeans Look Profitable in 2019

🕔Sep 19, 2018As Kentucky grain producers look ahead to 2019, they may want to consider adding wheat seeding to their plans this fall. The combination of wheat followed by double-crop soybeans is […]

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 […]

Kentucky Sweet Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphid Numbers Low, Keep Monitoring

🕔Sep 19, 2018This season, sugarcane aphid was first spotted close to the same time as last year. Generally, populations were slow to build, but this year a number of growers were prepared […]

Kentucky Corn: Impact of July, Aug. Weather on Yields

🕔Sep 14, 2018Rainfall and temperatures influences corn yield throughout its lifecycle, but especially during the seed fill period. Dr. Bob Nielsen at Purdue recently wrote an excellent article on temperatures, rainfall and […]

Tobacco: How to Handle the Hurricane

🕔Sep 13, 2018With Florence bearing down, many of the flue-cured growers along the Atlantic Coast faced intense weather conditions with significant tobacco still in the field. Georgia might dodge the bullet since the […]

Kentucky Corn: Late Season Flooding – What Can We Expect?

🕔Sep 12, 2018Northern and eastern Kentucky received as much as 6 to 8 inches of rainfall the last 7 days. Some cornfields were flooded. The heavy rains north of the Ohio River […]

Tobacco: Prices Disappointing at Flue-Cured Market Opening

🕔Aug 27, 2018Opening sales took place last week for most of the flue-cured auction warehouses, and the prices offered were not encouraging.

Kentucky Wheat: Resistant Italian Ryegrass – Using Pyroxasulfone Based Residuals

🕔Aug 24, 2018Italian or annual ryegrass has been a major weed issue for Kentucky wheat growers for many years. The introduction of ALS-inhibiting herbicides that had selectivity on ryegrass brought about a […]

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