Virginia Field Reports: Corn Planting Begins in Earnest

🕔Apr 16, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 14, 2019. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other […]

Virginia Soybeans: Full-Season Seeding Rates – Maximize Yield, Reduce Risks

🕔Apr 12, 2019In general, high seed costs have resulted in a reduction in the number of soybean seed planted per acre.  For our full-season production system, most have reduced their seeding rate […]

Virginia Soybeans: Would Planting in Early April Increase Yields?

🕔Apr 12, 2019April planting is thought to have an advantage over May planting because we can shift the development of soybean to an earlier time of the year  where there is more […]

Virginia Field Reports: Limited Corn Planting Begins

🕔Apr 8, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 7, 2019. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other […]

Virginia Cotton: Drier Conditions May Be Around the Corner

🕔Mar 28, 2019Perhaps there is a little bit of light looking up the “I wish this rain would slow up a little bit” tunnel. One of the current long term forecast indicates […]

Virginia Cotton: Burndown Opportunities with Auxin Herbicide Systems

🕔Mar 22, 2019Our Chemistry or Herbicide choices have not changed significantly; however, there are some new or at least different opportunities that are available in fields that have either Enlist or Xtend […]

Virginia Cotton: Crop Insurance – 5 Tips Before Making a Decision

🕔Mar 5, 2019I’ll start off with a generalization that it is back like it used to be.  So it should be easy to decide – right.  Well, sort of but there are […]

Virginia Cotton: Wet Weather Puts Damper on Growers, Markets

🕔Feb 27, 2019The planting season is 2 months away and our excitement coming off of the 2018 harvest season has turned into a little bit of a blank stare.  The wet weather […]

Virginia Cotton: New Technology… Is There a Profit Lag?

🕔Feb 22, 2019For me the short answer is yes, a lot of the time. Everything that comes out does not work. However, in time, the best technology will become adopted. I guess […]

Virginia: Wettest Year on Record Provided Plenty of Challenges

🕔Feb 22, 20192018 was the wettest year on record for dozens of Virginia communities, especially in rural areas. And corn, peanut, soybean, and tobacco crops all were affected by the extra moisture. […]

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