North Carolina Field Reports: Heat, Drought Stress, Some Heavy Rains

🕔Jul 16, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 15, 2018. County Extension Comments Robert Hawk – Swain County Extension Warm with summer thundershowers with normal rainfall near 1″. Temperatures […]

North Carolina: Bt Breakthroughs Require More Sprays

🕔Jul 16, 2018We are seeing as many, or more breakthroughs in Bt corn this year compared to last. Bollworms that are produced in Bt corn are adapted to survive on Bt cotton. […]

North Carolina: Southwest Piedmont Corn and Soybean Field Day, Shelby, Aug. 18

🕔Jul 13, 2018The annual Southwest Piedmont Corn and Soybean Field Day will be held on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at ASR Grain Company in Shelby, NC (1514 New House Road).  Registration and tradeshow will […]

Cotton – Southeast – Aphids Brewing On A Wider Basis – AgFax Southeast Cotton

🕔Jul 12, 2018Applications for aphids will likely be necessary in Alabama to make it possible to scout for bollworm eggs and hatching worms later this month. See comments by Ron Smith.

North Carolina: 24th Annual Northeast Ag Expo, South Elizabeth City, July 26

🕔Jul 12, 2018Attention farmers and agriculture professionals. The 2018 Northeast Ag Expo Summer Field Day will be held on July 26 at NC Spuds, Inc. and Purdue Farms (1268 US Hwy 17 South […]

Tobacco: Carolinas Have Been Dry, Excessive Moisture Elsewhere

🕔Jul 11, 2018It has been wet in Georgia and Florida, but that hasn’t stopped a few growers from beginning harvest. Kentucky scientists didn’t finish planting their demonstration plots at the University research […]

North Carolina Field Reports: Extreme Temps, Variable Rains

🕔Jul 10, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 8, 2018. County Extension Comments Tim Britton – Johnston County Extension Extreme heat and areas that have not had an inch […]

North Carolina Corn: Should We Worry About Earworms in Bt Crops?

🕔Jul 9, 2018Earworm populations (known as bollworm in cotton) were relatively low in our system from 2011 to 2016. Arguably, at least a small part of this has to be due to […]

Herbicide Drift: Temperature Inversions – A Visual Demo

🕔Jul 6, 2018After walking a dicamba complaint last summer in Virginia, I could come to only one conclusion. It had to be a temperature inversion. The field in question was about 30 […]

Cotton – Southeast – Bad Stink Bug Year Shaping Up? AgFax Southeast Cotton

🕔Jul 6, 2018Stink bugs are becoming more obvious in parts of the region and treatments have started in Georgia in scattered locations.

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