Cotton – Southeast – Insects Demand Attention – AgFax

🕔Jul 18, 2019Pam Caraway, Contributing Editor Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Southeast Cotton, sponsored by the Southern Cotton Team of AMVAC Chemical Corporation. Subscribe OVERVIEW Bollworm moth […]

North Carolina: Corn Earworms – Take Note of Soy Rec Changes

🕔Jul 17, 2019We have a number of effective insecticides for corn earworm in North Carolina soybeans. One of these is the insecticide chlorantraniliprole, which an active ingredient in Prevathon and Besiege. Because […]

Tobacco: USDA Projects 5% Smaller Flue-Cured Crop

🕔Jul 17, 2019Flue-cured production in the United States has been projected at 320 million pounds by USDA. That would be five percent less than in 2018 and the lowest production for this type on […]

North Carolina Field Reports: Scattered Showers Bring Welcome Relief

🕔Jul 16, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 14, 2019. County Extension Comments Stanley Holloway – Yancey County Extension Scattered rain showers and thunderstorms limited field activities in some […]

North Carolina’s Long-Running Northeast Summer Ag Expo Set For July 25

🕔Jul 16, 2019North Carolina’s 25th annual Northeast Ag Expo Summer Field Day is scheduled for July 25. This year’s event will be hosted by Currituck County at Roberts Brothers Inc. located on […]

North Carolina Cotton: 3 Approaches With 2019’s Variable Crop

🕔Jul 16, 2019The 2019 cotton crop is probably the most variable statewide that we’ve seen in quite some time. Many areas have been plagued with severe drought, which resulted in some cotton […]

North Carolina Cotton: Start Scouting for Bollworms

🕔Jul 12, 2019As we have seen in previous years from monitoring bollworms in corn, Bt resistance is on the rise. They also are more numerous than 2018 in corn and I expect […]

Wheat: U.S. Prices Competitive with Corn for Domestic Feed Use

🕔Jul 12, 2019According to USDA’s June WASDE (World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates) report, U.S. feed wheat consumption will increase 64% in marketing year (MY) 2019/20 to 3.81 million metric tons (MMT), compared […]

Cotton – Southeast – No Free Ride With Pests – AgFax

🕔Jul 11, 2019Pam Caraway, Contributing Editor Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Southeast Cotton, sponsored by the Southern Cotton Team of AMVAC Chemical Corporation. Subscribe OVERVIEW Aphid fungus […]

North Carolina Cotton: Stink Bug Treatment Options

🕔Jul 9, 2019Folks have been noting a fair bit of stink bugs in cotton and earlier than normal this year. Below are tips for scouting and treating, including insecticide choice: Scouting Stink […]

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