Arkansas: Fruit Growers Assess Freeze Damage, Brace for 2nd Round

🕔Apr 11, 2018Arkansas fruit growers are enduring a nervous week, sandwiched between two periods of freezing weather at a critical time for their crops. This week, Arkansas’ fruit growers were assessing damage […]

Tennessee Field Reports: Persistent Rains, Freezing Temps, Limited Field Work

🕔Apr 10, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 8, 2018, County Agent Comments Mary Beth Neal, Dyer County Freezing temps on Saturday did not seem to hurt wheat. Jeff […]

Arkansas Field Reports: Snows Slow Planting, Some Hail Damage

🕔Apr 10, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 8, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Berni Kurz, Washington County “There is a possibility for frost damage on […]

Arkansas: Overnight Freeze Threatens Fruit Crops in Flower Stage

🕔Apr 4, 2018Freezing temperatures moved into Northwest Arkansas early this morning, posing a threat to many fruit crops now in their vulnerable flowering stages in the area, University of Arkansas System Division […]

Louisiana Strawberries: Cold Snap Delay Crop, Increase Cost

🕔Jan 19, 2018The recent cold snap is causing strawberry growers to go into babysitting-mode, using cloth covers to save their early crop. Many farmers double-covered their strawberries to hold warmer air near […]

Alabama: Fruit Growers Understand Managing Cold Weather

🕔Jan 18, 2018Alabama fruit producers are keeping their eyes on the thermometers, but professionals with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System say producers are used to dealing with cold weather. Dr. Edgar Vinson, […]

Grapes, Strawberries: Intuity Fungicide Registered for Grape Botrytis, Powdery Mold

🕔Nov 17, 2017Valent U.S.A. LLC today announced that Intuit Fungicide has been registered in the U.S. and California for Botrytis control and powdery mildew suppression in wine grapes.  Intuity is a strobilurin […]

Virginia Field Reports: Late Rains Cap Strong Week of Planting

🕔May 8, 2017Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 5, 2017. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other […]

North Carolina Field Reports: Rains Slow Field Work

🕔May 8, 2017Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 7, 2017. Extension Comments Stanley Holloway – Yancey County Extension Conditions for the week were relatively warm and dry with high […]

Georgia Field Reports: Cotton, Peanut Planting in Full Swing; Moisture Needed

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🕔May 1, 2017Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 30, 2017. County Comments Brenda Jackson, Murray County We received a little rain in the last week. Unfortunately, the much needed […]

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