Mississippi Pumpkins: Summer Weather Provided Good Crop Conditions

🕔Oct 19, 2018Summer weather allowed Mississippi pumpkin growers to have a good harvest, but there still are not enough pumpkins grown in the state to meet fall demand for this colorful crop. […]

Virginia Field Reports: Harvest Proceeds Despite Wet Soils

🕔Oct 9, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 7, 2018. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other […]

Illinois: 2017 a Great Year for Pumpkins

🕔Oct 25, 2017Despite a scare in mid-August, the 2017 Illinois pumpkin crop is looking good. In fact, one expert says, “Don’t hesitate to carve more than one this year. There are plenty […]

Texas Field Reports: Pumpkin Crop Looks Good, but Delayed by Rains

🕔Oct 3, 2017Wet weather has put a damper on the Panhandle pumpkin harvest, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service staff. Cristen Brooks, AgriLife Extension agent in Floyd County, said producers expected […]

Mississippi: Great Pumpkin Fields Produce Timely Crops

🕔Oct 23, 2015Mississippi pumpkin growers live for conditions like they have seen in 2015. David Nagel, a horticulturist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said for producers to have jack-o-lanterns ready […]

California: Monsoon Moisture Feeding from the Gulf – USDA

🕔Sep 1, 2015WEATHER Temperatures were once again hotter than normal this week, 70s-80s in the mountains with highs in the 70s to 90s along the coast from north to south, 80s-90s in […]

Virginia: Harvest Begins Amid Heat, Light Showers – USDA

🕔Aug 24, 2015Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 23, 2015. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other […]

Mississippi Pumpkins: Heavy Rains Damaged Crop, Delayed Harvest

🕔Oct 24, 2014Pumpkins are popping up on porches across Mississippi, but some growers had trouble getting them there. Many Mississippi pumpkin farmers experienced heavy disease pressure and a delayed harvest due to […]

Wisconsin: Cold, Sunny Weather Advances Fieldwork — USDA

🕔Oct 14, 2014Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 12 Clear, dry days with below average temperatures allowed fieldwork to advance rapidly this week. Frosts and freezes were widespread, with […]

Labor Day Is No Break for Farmers – DTN

🕔Sep 3, 2014Labor Day, a national holiday to celebrate contributions by workers to our nation’s well being, is celebrated every year on the first Monday of September. Not the least of those […]

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