North Carolina Field Reports: Corn Harvest Continues, Quality Declines

🕔Sep 17, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 15, 2019. County Extension Comments Stanley Holloway – Yancey County Extension Another unseasonably warm week with well above normal high temps […]

North Carolina Hemp: 4 Diseases Causing Die Back Symptoms

🕔Sep 16, 2019Over the last month, dieback symptoms have been widely observed in hemp stands. These symptoms are characterized by wilting and necrosis of branch tips. These symptoms could be caused by […]

Tobacco: Adding Up the Damage from Dorian

🕔Sep 16, 2019In South Carolina, only 10 to 15 percent of the  crop was still in the field when Dorian arrived. In North Carolina, leaf is deteriorating quickly in areas struck by Dorian.

North Carolina Soybeans: When to Treat Kudzu Bugs

🕔Sep 11, 2019Kudzu bugs have been a no-show since 2013, but are widespread at low levels this year. A lot of folks are wondering if they should treat, justifiably so, since our […]

North Carolina Field Reports: Little Damage from Dorian

🕔Sep 10, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 8, 2019. County Extension Comments Tim Hambrick – Forsyth, Stokes & Surry County Extensions Perhaps the driest it’s been all year […]

Cotton: Post-Hurricane USDA Conditions, Open-Boll Estimate – Audio

🕔Sep 10, 2019Cotton bolls are open ahead of schedule, nationwide and in states that were grazed by Hurricane Dorian. (Stephanie Ho and USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey)    

North Carolina: Cotton Field Day, Rocky Mountain, Sept. 19

🕔Sep 9, 2019The 2019 NC Cotton Field Day is scheduled for Thursday, September 19, 2019, and will be held at the Upper Coastal Plains Research Station in Rocky Mount (2811 Nobles Mill […]

North Carolina Cotton: Post-Hurricane Management Tips

🕔Sep 7, 2019Preliminary reports indicate that damage to the cotton crop ranges from severe to very little, with the most damage obviously in near-coastal counties and the Blacklands – but we will […]

Soybeans: 13 Post-Hurricane Measures To Save What You’ve Got Left

🕔Sep 5, 2019Editor’s Note: This is a draft of guidance being developed by the USDA Southeast Climate Hub to help soybean producers prepare for and recover from hurricane damage. Post-hurricane recovering within […]

North Carolina Soybeans: 5 Tips for Managing Pests in Sept.

🕔Aug 29, 20191. Scout your crop. Identification is the first step so you know what you’re dealing with. The second step is counting what you have. Using these two things, you can […]

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