South Carolina: Cover Crops Improve Soil Health, Increase Bottom Line

🕔Nov 1, 2018South Carolina farmers can reduce input costs, rejuvenate farm soil and help conserve the state’s water supply by including cover crops in their crop rotations. This was the message Clemson […]

Michigan Corn, Soybeans: Armyworm Outbreak Around Upper Peninsula

🕔Jul 19, 2018Armyworms have been found in high numbers in crop fields in several Michigan counties including Charlevoix, Manistee, Isabella and many parts of the Upper Peninsula. Check corn, oat, rye and […]

Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Planting into Runaway Cover Crop Rye

🕔Jun 1, 2018Planting considerations Questions from various growers have come in to different Extension educators around the state concerning planting into ryleage or cover crop rye that has gotten away and is […]

Georgia Field Reports: Consistent Rains Stall Planting

🕔May 29, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 27, 2018. County Comments Adam Speir, Madison County Consistent showers nearly every day this week have halted planting. Oat and ryegrass […]

Georgia Field Reports: Rains Aid Dry Fields

🕔May 21, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 20, 2018. County Comments Frank Hancock, Henry County Two weeks of hay cutting weather followed by rain has stalled completion of […]

Corn, Soybeans: Seedling Troubleshooting – DTN

🕔May 17, 2018 ACTIONABLE INSIGHTS: Dig up entire seedlings to best diagnose pest and disease problems. If you find disease or feeding, check your seed treatment label to see what worked or didn’t […]

South Carolina Field Reports: Corn Planting Nearly Finished, Turning to Cotton, Peanuts

🕔Apr 23, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 22, 2018. County Comments Kyle Daniel, Georgetown County Transplanting of tobacco has been slow due to high wind conditions and cool […]

Minnesota Wheat, Rye: Evaluating Your Stands

🕔Apr 16, 2018As wintery weather persists, you may wonder if your winter wheat or rye has survived this winter.  If you are really anxious or bored, you can dig up some crowns […]

Cover Crops: Mixed Blessing When it Comes to Insect Populations – DTN

🕔Apr 5, 2018The cover crop fan club is bigger than you might realize. Some of the movement’s most ardent supporters are less than an inch long and boast six legs.  Insects love […]

Georgia: Wheat and Rye Cover Crop Research Receives Grant

🕔Feb 16, 2018A $198,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)-sponsored Conservation Innovation Grant will support ongoing University of Georgia research on cover crops and the effects of those crops on water quality and […]

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