Mississippi: 20 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Floods

🕔Nov 16, 2018Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 20 Mississippi counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to rainfall and flooding that occurred April 1 through June 30, 2018, […]

Arkansas: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Floods

🕔Nov 16, 2018Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated two Arkansas counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Greene and Mississippi counties who suffered losses due to excessive rain that occurred from Aug. […]

Tennessee: Seed Treatment Decisions for 2019 – Podcast

🕔Nov 15, 2018In this week’s podcast, Scott Stewart and Heather Kelly discuss insecticide and fungicide seed treatment considerations for the upcoming crop season.

Tennessee Soybeans: SCN Resistance and the Need for Variety Rotation

🕔Nov 12, 2018Once you’ve sampled your field, had it tested, and you have soybean cyst nematode, you’ll want to consider SCN-resistant varieties, but there are certain populations of SCN that can reproduce […]

No-Till Corn: Study Focuses on Profitability of Enhanced Efficiency Urea Fertilizers

🕔Nov 9, 2018Nitrogen is an important and expensive input for corn production, with fertilizer expenses including nitrogen comprising 37 to 45 percent of annual total operating expenses for corn in the United […]

Tennessee Field Reports: Rains Put Field Work on Hold

🕔Nov 6, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 4, 2018. County Agent Comments Richard Buntin, Crockett County Rain has stopped harvest again. Soybean yields are good but there are […]

Tennessee: EPA Extends Dicamba Registration – Podcast

🕔Nov 2, 2018On October 31, EPA extended the registration for over-the-top use of dicamba through 2020. In this podcast, Dr. Larry Steckel discusses changes to the new federal label.

Tennessee: Roundup Ready Soybean Response to Dicamba Exposure

🕔Nov 2, 2018The most recent inquires have been on what is the likely yield loss from dicamba drift to non-Xtend soybeans? These have come from fields that showed dicamba drift injury to […]

Tennessee: Corn Checkoff Vote – Nov. 28-29

🕔Nov 2, 2018On Wednesday, November 28 and Thursday, November 29, Tennessee corn farmers and landowners will be able to vote on a statewide checkoff referendum to consider a 1 cent per bushel […]

Cotton Bollworm Resistance to Bt on the Rise in China – New Study

🕔Oct 31, 2018Cotton, corn and soybeans have been genetically engineered to produce pest-killing proteins from the widespread soil bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis, or Bt. Non-toxic to people and wildlife including bees, these environmentally friendly Bt […]

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