University of Tennessee Announces New Herbert College of Agriculture

🕔Jun 22, 2018The University of Tennessee Board of Trustees formally announced today the new Herbert College of Agriculture, named for distinguished alumni Jim and Judi Herbert. The name replaces the College of […]

Dicamba and 2,4-D Injuries Higher in Non-Soybean Crops and Plants – DTN

🕔Jun 21, 2018As herbicide injury reports mount in the Midwest and South, state regulators and EPA are watching the situation closely.   Dicamba is facing the most alleged injury reports so far, and […]

Dicamba Injury Reports, 2018: Drift Issues Becoming More Evident

🕔Jun 21, 2018A couple of weeks ago we provided a June 1st update of alleged off-target dicamba issues. At that time, most of the injury was confined to specialty crops, vegetables, and […]

Cotton – Midsouth – Cotton Blooming Now – Needs Rain – AgFax Midsouth Cotton

🕔Jun 21, 2018Cotton is blooming widely now. That means it needs rain, which has been spotty, at best, for weeks.

Tennessee Cotton: Plant Bugs – A ‘Scout and Spray’ Pest

🕔Jun 21, 2018Tarnished plant bug infestations are sporadic and variable, mostly a scout a spray scenario.

Health Insurance Part of New Farm Bill? Maybe. – DTN

🕔Jun 19, 2018The farm bill could be used next year to offer some relief for farmers from high healthcare insurance premiums they face. Association Health Plans (AHPs) have become an avenue touted […]

Tennessee Field Reports: Wheat Harvest in Full Swing

🕔Jun 19, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 17, 2018. Extension Comments Jeff Via, Fayette County The farmers in Fayette County have been busy spraying cotton and beans this […]

Tennessee Cotton: Should You Keep an Herbicide Injured Crop?

🕔Jun 18, 2018I’ve received several calls this week requesting information on whether or not to keep injured cotton and management after the injury.

Tennessee Soybeans: Insecticide Seed Treatment – Necessary After a Cover Crop? – Video

🕔Jun 14, 2018Dr. Scott Stewart discusses his latest research on the impact of seed treatments and burndown timing in soybeans planted behind a cover crop.

Tennessee: Herbicide Applications – Time of Day Matters – Video

🕔Jun 14, 2018UTIA research shows that avoiding spraying certain herbicides in the early morning or late evening is not only better for herbicide stewardship but also better for weed control.

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