Carolinas Tobacco, Sweet Potatoes: Aggressive Nematodes – New Research

🕔Dec 5, 2018The Carolinas’ wet 2018 growing season presented tobacco and sweet potato growers with many challenges. Among those was achieving control of a relatively new species of root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne enterolobii. […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Heavy Rains Bring Unsatisfying End to Harvest

🕔Nov 13, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 11, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Mark Carriere, Point Coupee Parish “Continued rainfall made it difficult to harvest […]

Mississippi Field Reports: Rains Make Harvest Wrap Up a Struggle

🕔Nov 6, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 4, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Jimbo Burkhalter, Tallahatchie County “Cooler weather has helped to get us past […]

Mississippi Field Reports: Harvest in Full Swing Racing Winter Rains

🕔Oct 16, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 14, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Jimbo Burkhalter, Panola County “We’re still trying to get this crop out […]

North Carolina Sweet Potatoes: Impacts of Guava Root Knot Nematode Quarantine

🕔Oct 12, 2018Meloidogyne enterolobii Internal Quarantine from NCDA On Friday, October 5, 2018, the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services released a press statement outlining a quarantine for the guava root […]

Mississippi Sweet Potatoes: Harvest Progresses, Yields ‘Fair’

🕔Oct 12, 2018Mississippi sweet potato fields that missed needed rains in June and July are experiencing favorable harvest conditions in October. Jamie Earp, president of the Mississippi Sweet Potato Council, said yields […]

North Carolina Field Reports: Salvaging Fields from Florence

🕔Oct 9, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 7, 2018. Extension County Comments Mike Carroll – Carteret County Extension Attempting to salvage corn with poor to fair results. Evaluation […]

Mississippi Sweet Potatoes: Transition Plan for Foundation Seed Program – Podcast

🕔Oct 9, 2018Dr. Stephen Meyers, Extension sweet potato specialist, describes the latest updates concerning the transition plan for the foundation seed program in Mississippi.

North Carolina Field Reports: More Rains, Assessing Florence Damage

🕔Sep 24, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 23, 2018. County Extension Comments Stanley Holloway – Yancey County Extension The remnants of Hurricane Florence deposited some significant rainfall to […]

Mississippi Field Reports: Corn Harvest Winding Down, Cotton Beginning

🕔Sep 17, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 16, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Jimbo Burkhalter, Panola County “Sweet Potato harvest is in full swing while […]

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