Tennessee Cotton: Crunch Time for Pest Management

🕔Jul 19, 2019The 3-4 weeks after first bloom, and typically the last two weeks of July and the first two weeks of August, is a critical window to scout and manage insect […]

Tennessee: Soybean Yield Contest Deadlines

🕔Jul 19, 2019Just a few reminders and deadlines for producers interested in entering the Tennessee Top Bean yield contest in 2019.

Cotton – Midsouth – Insect Mix Plus “Funny” Plant Growth – AgFax

🕔Jul 18, 2019David Bennett, Contributing Editor Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Midsouth Cotton, sponsored by the Midsouth Cotton Team of AMVAC Chemical Corporation. Subscribe OVERVIEW Hurricane Barry’s […]

Tennessee: UTIA and Blühen Botanicals Collaborate on Hemp Research

🕔Jul 18, 2019Blühen Botanicals and the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture are pleased to announce an agreement to conduct hemp production research. This collaborative new program is a four-year commitment for graduate-level […]

Tobacco: USDA Projects 5% Smaller Flue-Cured Crop

🕔Jul 17, 2019Flue-cured production in the United States has been projected at 320 million pounds by USDA. That would be five percent less than in 2018 and the lowest production for this type on […]

Tennessee Field Reports: Scattered Showers Unable to Slow Field Work

🕔Jul 16, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 14, 2019. County Agent Comments Jeff Via, Fayette County The farmers in Fayette County have been busy spraying and cutting hay […]

Tennessee Cotton: Fungicide Options, When to Spray

🕔Jul 12, 2019Cotton is blooming in Tennessee and I’ve gotten some calls asking about fungicides – there are options but none is warranted at this time, but as the rain, heat, and […]

USDA Extends Crops Reporting Deadline for 12 States – DTN

🕔Jul 11, 2019Farmers in 12 flood-ravaged states will have an extra week — until July 22 — to report spring-seeded crops to USDA’s Farm Service Agency, according to a news release from […]

Cotton – Midsouth – Coping In An Out-Of-Sync Season – AgFax

🕔Jul 11, 2019David Bennett, Contributing Editor Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Midsouth Cotton, sponsored by the Midsouth Cotton Team of AMVAC Chemical Corporation. Subscribe OVERVIEW More optimism. […]

Tennessee: Dicamba – Control Options for Prickly Sida Escapes

🕔Jul 10, 2019There have been a good number of calls reporting poor prickly sida (teaweed) control with Engenia or XtendiMax tankmixed with Roundup PM. I have seen prickly sida escape dicamba tankmixed […]

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