Tennessee: Cotton Scout School, Milan, May 24

🕔Apr 17, 2018The University of Tennessee Cotton Scout School will be held Thursday, May 24th, and the Agricultural Museum at the Research and Education Center in Milan (3A Ledbetter Gate Road, Milan, […]

Tennessee: Will This Be Another Slug Year?

🕔Apr 17, 2018I’ve already been getting comments about people seeing slugs in their fields, and the cool and wet weather isn’t helping. Of course, slugs like it wet, and slow seedling growth […]

Tennessee Field Reports: Weather Allows Planting Acceleration

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🕔Apr 16, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 15, 2018. County Agent Comments Ricky Mathenia, McNairy County Damage to peach crop due to freezing temperatures during bloom.  Jeff Via, […]

Arkansas: CropCheck Program to Enhance Pesticide Applicator Stewardship

🕔Apr 16, 2018Arkansas pesticide applicators working row and field crops will be able to identify herbicide-sensitive crops and adjust their spraying accordingly thanks to a unique online platform called CropCheckTM  — a […]

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 […]

Tennessee Cotton: Late Burndown Options

🕔Apr 10, 2018With all the wet cold weather everyone has had to abandon their Plan A cotton burndown program. So what is the Plan B burndown plan with most wanting to plant […]

Tobacco: Another Market Crisis – Chinese Retaliate with Tariffs on U.S. Leaf

🕔Apr 10, 2018Chinese tariffs collected on U.S. unmanufactured tobacco are reported to rise from 10 percent to 35 percent, while tariffs on cigarettes and cigars would rise from 25 percent to 50 […]

Tennessee Wheat: Freeze Damage Concerns, Forecast for April 8

🕔Apr 5, 2018With wheat heads roughly 12 or more inches above the ground at current growth stages, concerns about the temperatures forecast for the weekend have been raised.

Tennessee Wheat: Stripe Rust Showing Up, Scout Your Fields

🕔Apr 5, 2018As wheat progresses to flag leaf growth stage, the first reports of stripe rust in Western Tennessee have come in.

Tennessee Farmers and Suicide Prevention Web Page

🕔Apr 4, 2018No population is immune to suicide, least of all farmers who face financial worries,  unpredictable weather, plant pests, livestock diseases, and isolation. With this information, TSPN is proud to debut […]

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