North Carolina: Pesticides – Post-Flood Cleanup and Disposal Assistance

🕔Sep 21, 2018The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is offering assistance with pesticide and fertilizer disposal through the Pesticide Disposal Assistance Program. They will be adding additional pesticide collection dates […]

Moving Grain: Significant Decline in Barge Tonnages – Hurricane Recovery

🕔Sep 20, 2018Significant Decline in Weekly Barge Tonnages For the week ending on September 15, grain barge shipments on the locking portion of the Mississippi, Ohio, and Arkansas Rivers experienced a significant […]

North Carolina Soybeans: 10 Considerations Following Hurricane Florence

🕔Sep 20, 2018Hurricane Florence has caused catastrophic damage across parts of North Carolina primarily from flooding but also from wind damage. The impacts of this damage on the soybean crop will vary […]

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 […]

North Carolina Crops: Florence Hit at Worst Possible Time, Pre-Harvest – DTN

🕔Sep 18, 2018With rainfall totals in parts of North Carolina reaching as much as 36 inches since Thursday due to Hurricane Florence, a big chunk of rural North Carolina was largely marooned […]

North Carolina Field Reports: Hurricane Florence – Damage Assessments Underway

🕔Sep 17, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 16, 2018. County Extension Comments Charles Mitchell – Franklin County Extension Hurricane Florence dropped about 6 inches of rain over the […]

North Carolina Cotton: Potential Impacts of Hurricane Florence

🕔Sep 17, 2018First of all, we pray that everyone is safe from Hurricane Florence and that damage to homes and property are minimal to none. Our thoughts and prayers go out to […]

Cotton – Southeast – Hurricane Florence – Plenty Of Rain, Wind And Open Cotton – A Bad Mix

🕔Sep 13, 2018Hurricane Florence was pressing toward the Carolinas as we closed this issue Wednesday afternoon. As things look now, the crop will be affected by rain, wind or both. Flooding seems likely […]

Farm Safety: Understanding Grain Bin Hazards – Videos

🕔Sep 13, 2018Grain bins pose serious risks to farmworkers and their families. Watch this video, created by N.C. Cooperative Extension Agent Paul Smith, Jr., demonstrating the dangers associated with working or playing […]

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 […]

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