Texas LRGV: Aphids Skyrocket in Cotton, Keep Watch for Sugarcane Aphids in Sorghum May 7, 2021

🕔May 7, 2021
General Situation Over the weekend many growers received some much-needed rain around the LRGV. Majority of Valley got anywhere from 1 inch to 2.5 inches with a handful of places […]

Kansas Sorghum: Shattercane Showing 5-Fold Resistance May 7, 2021

🕔May 7, 2021
Studies show as much as five-fold resistant shattercane in northwest Kansas sorghum fields.

Texas Crop Progress Update May 5, 2021

🕔May 5, 2021
AgriLife Extension district reporters compiled the following summaries: CENTRAL No report. ROLLING PLAINS Conditions were favorable for producers. Areas received beneficial rainfall, but some areas experienced severe weather with high […]

Is Ad Hoc Assistance Justified in the Presence of Commodity Programs? May 4, 2021

🕔May 4, 2021
The ad hoc Market Facilitation Program (MFP) compensated farms for the estimated loss of exports due to retaliatory tariffs placed on US farm exports by other countries in response to tariffs […]

Crop Progress: Corn Nearly 50% Planted, Soybeans Off to Blazing Start – DTN May 3, 2021

🕔May 3, 2021
After trailing the five-year average pace the previous week, corn planting jumped back to well ahead of normal last week as farmers took advantage of the much warmer weather to […]

Mississippi: Grain Sorghum Planting Recommendations for 2021 May 3, 2021

🕔May 3, 2021
Grain sorghum is a crop receiving renewed interest from many Mississippi growers primarily due to strong demand and market prices in 2021. This article discusses key planting and management practices […]

Texas LRGV: Aphids Active, Be Aware of Volunteer Cotton in Replanted Fields Apr 30, 2021

🕔Apr 30, 2021
General Situation This week we had temperatures in the low 90s during the day and 70s at night for the LRGV. Very windy majority of the week with wind gusts […]

Texas Blacklands IPM: Lots of Pests but No Economic Threats for Now Apr 30, 2021

🕔Apr 30, 2021
GENERAL Wheat across the area is progressing nicely and some fields are starting to have the heads change colors as the grain filling process continues. Leaf and stripe rust spores […]

Texas Field Reports: Sorghum Has Good Prices, Needs Rain Apr 28, 2021

🕔Apr 28, 2021
Sorghum acres are expected to be up this year as prices and increased export demand have made the crop a hot commodity, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. […]

Nebraska: Starter Fertilizer — When is it Needed? Apr 28, 2021

🕔Apr 28, 2021
As planting season begins, farmers often question if starter fertilizer is providing yield and economic benefits. Starter fertilizer is defined as fertilizer applied with the specific purpose of helping the […]

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