Cotton: PhytoGen Releases New Varieties for 2017, Plus Cash-Back Rewards

🕔Jan 5, 2017PhytoGen is releasing seven new PhytoGen brand varieties with the Enlist cotton trait and WideStrike 3 Insect Protection for the 2017 growing season. These new varieties complement the current PhytoGen offering that includes […]

Wild Plants Call Pest Predators For Help, Could Crops do the Same?

🕔Oct 5, 2015Rose gardeners have a lot to say about aphids. Some may advise insecticides as a way to manage an infestation, but others will swear by live ladybugs (natural predators of […]

Florida: Annual Pecan Field Day 2015, Monticello, Oct. 1

🕔Sep 10, 2015The annual Florida Pecan Field Day 2015 will be held on Thursday, October 1 at the Jefferson County Extension Office in Monticello. All pecan growers are invited to attend. Commercial […]

South Carolina Soybeans: Pests and Diseases to Keep an Eye On

🕔Sep 4, 2015We have soybeans in a wide range of stages right now from R2-R6 and a few scattered field that were planted real late.  Since we’re mostly in the reproductive stages […]

Sawyer on Crops: Georgia Peanuts – Managing Spider Mites

🕔Aug 24, 2015There are still a few weeks left before peanuts are harvested, and spider mites are a risk factor due to current dry conditions in Georgia. In this episode of South […]

Louisiana Sweet Potatoes: Varieties, Fertilization, and Management

🕔Aug 21, 2015Weather Delays Despite a rainy spring that delayed sweet potato planting, the 2015 season is shaping up well, growers learned at a field day on Aug. 20 at Black Gold […]

Flint on Crops: The Dog Days of Summer Are Here

🕔Aug 3, 2015Like most of you probably I have heard “older folks” talk about the Dog Days of summer most of my life but I had no idea of why this time […]

Iowa Soybeans: 6 Defoliators to Keep an Eye Out For – How to Properly Scout

🕔Jul 27, 2015Some minor defoliators have been noted in soybean this growing season, including caterpillars, beetles, and grasshoppers. Specifically, soybean defoliators observed include green cloverworm, soybean looper, alfalfa caterpillar, imported longhorn weevil, […]

Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids, Other Pests Adding to Producer’s Cost – DTN

🕔Jul 23, 2015Bugs weren’t always a concern on Spence Pennington’s 10,000 acres of sorghum in Raymondville, Texas, despite the sub-tropical climate. “We used to consider it a relatively insect-tolerant crop, but that’s […]

Louisiana Sugarcane: New Varieties, Managing Insects, Treatment at Planting, Wild Hogs

🕔Jul 17, 2015New Varieties Evaluated Two potential new sugarcane varieties for Louisiana are entering their final year of evaluation, LSU AgCenter plant breeders told producers and industry representatives at the 33rd annual […]

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