Tennessee Cotton: Thrips Control Considerations May 17, 2022

🕔May 17, 2022
I’ve received several phone calls over the past few days about thrips in seedling cotton. Thrips pressure is variable by location with some areas reporting treatable numbers and others finding […]

Tennessee: UT Weed Tour, Jackson, June 15 May 17, 2022

🕔May 17, 2022
The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture will host the annual Weed Tour on Wednesday, June 15 at the West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center. The guided tour will feature […]

Tennessee Cotton: Thoughts on Our Last Planting Window and the Next One to Come May 6, 2022

🕔May 6, 2022
I planted the 2022 seed quality trial last Thursday (April 28th) with the expectation that even the best treatments would struggle, based on the forecast.   To my surprise, each time […]

Tennessee: Still Seeing Good Liberty Control on Palmer Amaranth May 5, 2022

🕔May 5, 2022
Results from our greenhouse screens of Palmer amaranth to Liberty has been very encouraging.  We feared that the Liberty resistance documented in Arkansas had crossed the river.  The good news […]

Tennessee: UT Cotton Scout School, Jackson, May 27 May 4, 2022

🕔May 4, 2022
The UT Cotton Scout School is scheduled for the last Friday of the month, May 27th, at the West Tennessee Research and Education Center (605 Airways Blvd, Jackson). There is no fee, […]

Tennessee Corn: Ryegrass Management in Newly Emerged Crops May 3, 2022

🕔May 3, 2022
The call of the last week has been ryegrass and/or Poa escaping burndown in a number of fields that have been or will be planted to corn.  In most cases […]

Tennessee Wheat: Quite on the Disease Front Apr 29, 2022

🕔Apr 29, 2022
So far only the usual suspects of powdery mildew (when it was still cool) and now Septoria have been reported in Tennessee wheat.

Tennessee Corn: Planting Windows of Opportunity Apr 29, 2022

🕔Apr 29, 2022
A recent Ag poll indicated 80% of respondents felt they were behind on planting this spring.  No surprise in Tennessee, as farmers once again take advantage of a small window […]

Tennessee: Poor Burndown Performance Apr 27, 2022

🕔Apr 27, 2022
There have been a number of reports on disappointing burndown applications that were applied during that cold stretch, 3 to 4 weeks ago, when nighttime temperatures were in the 20s.  […]

Tennessee Cotton: Thrips Predictor Model Apr 27, 2022

🕔Apr 27, 2022
The thrips infestation predictor tool uses planting date, precipitation, and temperature to create an estimate of the size of local thrips population and the susceptibility of seedling cotton to infestations […]

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