North Carolina Cotton: Increasing Thrips Damage. Is It Resistance?

🕔May 20, 2019Reports of thrips damage on cotton with an insecticidal seed treatment and/or in-furrow neonicotinoid (Admire Pro) have increased over the past week. Concern about thrips resistance to neonicotinoid insecticides (the […]

North Carolina Cotton: Planting Temps Good, Soil Moisture Concerns

🕔May 20, 2019It appears that we are past having to worry about temperatures for planting so we will not post anymore temperature based planting conditions predictions unless there are some dramatic changes. […]

Cotton – Southeast – In Places, It’s The Season That Wont Start – AgFax Southeast Cotton

🕔May 15, 2019Owen Taylor, Editor Questions, comments, complaints? My door is always open. Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Southeast Cotton, sponsored by the Southern Cotton Team of AMVAC Chemical Corporation […]

North Carolina Wheat: True Armyworms in Northeastern Fields – Time to Scout

🕔May 15, 2019Like 2018, true armyworm has been spotted in northeastern North Carolina wheat over the past two weeks. This infestation does not appear to be as widespread as last year, but […]

North Carolina Cotton: “Isolated” Seed Quality Issues Become Apparent

🕔May 14, 2019Unfortunately, some of what was predicted in the newsletter article that we released on April 4, 2019, has occurred: (Seed Is Expensive…Protect This Investment!!). The points made in that article […]

North Carolina Cotton: Planting Forecast Mostly Upbeat

🕔May 14, 2019Planting conditions remain pretty good. The soil temperature at Rocky Mount was 70.1 at 7 a.m. and had started to increase by 8 a.m. Notice the caution for May 14 […]

Cargill Feed Recall in 9 States Due to High Aflatoxin Levels

🕔May 14, 2019Cargill’s animal nutrition business is conducting a voluntary recall of select Southern States feed due to aflatoxin levels that exceed FDA’s action levels. The affected products, which were manufactured and […]

North Carolina Field Reports: Rapid Planting, Drier Conditions

🕔May 14, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 12, 2019. County Extension Comments Charles Mitchell – Franklin County Extension Tobacco transplanting is ending for Franklin County. Transplants look good […]

AgFax Southeast Cotton: Perhaps “The Best Planting Season In A Generation” For Some Areas?

🕔May 8, 2019Owen Taylor, Editor Questions, comments, complaints? My door is always open. Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Southeast Cotton, sponsored by the Southern Cotton Team of AMVAC Chemical Corporation […]

North Carolina Field Reports: Good Week for Field Work

🕔May 7, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 5, 2019. Extension County Comments Stanley Holloway – Yancey County Extension Storms and rain showers late in the week limited field […]

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