Tennessee Bt Corn: Resistance and Variety Selection – Podcast

🕔Jan 22, 2019After a brief hiatus, the Call of the Week podcast is back. This week’s episode features Dr. Scott Stewart discussing Bt traits, resistance and variety selection.

Tennessee: 4 Upcoming Dicamba Stewardship Training Sessions in Jan., Feb.

🕔Jan 16, 2019Before Tennessee applicators can apply low-volatile versions of dicamba herbicide in 2019, they must first attend an approved dicamba-specific training.  University of Tennessee Extension will offer a dicamba stewardship training […]

Tennessee Scientist Named Extension Cotton Specialist of the Year

🕔Jan 15, 2019Tyson Raper is the 2019 Beltwide Extension Cotton Specialist of the Year. Raper is an assistant professor of cotton and small grain production with the University of Tennessee Institute of […]

Tennessee: Soybean Seed Quality Concerns Going into 2019

🕔Jan 11, 2019Most farmers had their fair share of seed quality issues during fall 2018, including many seed bean producers. The commercial seed supply is expected to be impacted some by weathering […]

Tennessee: Enlist Soybeans Gain Chinese Approval – What It Could Mean for Growers

🕔Jan 11, 2019The news this week was the China approval of Enlist E3 soybeans (soybeans tolerant to glufosinate, glyphosate and 2,4-D) for import. China also approved the import of Syngenta’s MGI soybeans.

Soybeans: SCN Resistance is Increasing Even on Reliable Varieties – DTN

🕔Jan 10, 2019Think of soybean cyst nematode (SCN) like blood pressure. Doctors take blood pressure readings and based on the numbers, decide if and how to manage the problem.  Similarly, The SCN […]

Tennessee Cotton: 2018 Variety Trial Results Now Available

🕔Jan 8, 2019The 2018 TN Cotton Variety Trial Results Publication is now available online. This document contains detailed results from all harvested trails in the 2018 University of Tennessee Cotton Variety Testing […]

Tennessee: Dicamba – No State Restrictions, Follow Federal Guidelines

🕔Jan 3, 2019The Tennessee Department of Agriculture is advising soybean and cotton farmers to follow federal guidelines when applying pesticides containing dicamba approved for “over-the-top” use. Dicamba products are commonly used to […]

Tennessee: New Buffer Zone Rules for Endangered Species Counties – Video

🕔Jan 3, 2019Dr. Larry Steckel discusses EPA’s new buffer zone requirements, specifically for counties with threatened or endangered species.

Tennessee Corn, Cotton: 2019 Variety Trial Results – Podcast

🕔Dec 21, 2018Listen as Tyson Raper and Ryan Blair discuss cotton and corn variety trials in this week’s podcast.

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