Pests Waking Up – What’s Active Where? – DTN Apr 8, 2021
Insects and diseases are waking up and getting to work, and here at DTN, we have a growing inbox of pest alerts from across the Plains, Midwest, South and mid-Atlantic […]
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack designated four North Carolina counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to recent disasters may be eligible for United States Department of […]
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 14 Virginia counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in who suffered losses caused by recent natural disasters may be eligible for U.S. Department of […]
Virginia Peanuts: Some Fields Close to Digging Oct 1, 2020
I know I missed a week of updates, but it was not much change in peanut maturity since recently. On Sep 28, however, some fields started looking close to digging. […]
Virginia Peanuts: Still a Few Weeks from Harvest Sep 17, 2020
Monday, Sep 14 2020, Extension Agent Livvy Preisser organized a pod blasting clinic in Windsor, VA, at the Indika Farms Inc. As every year my technician, Frank Bryant, assisted the […]
In the past two weeks, peanut progressed nicely towards harvest maturity. The pictures below show maturity of Bailey on Aug 25 and Sep 8, 2020; and maturity of Sullivan and […]
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated five Virginia counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Caroline, Essex, Hanover, King and Queen and King William counties who suffered losses caused by […]
Recent rainy weather has helped the crop and maybe reduced whitefly pressure, but it also could encourage disease development going into September.
This year, peanut is nowhere near where it was last year, from the pod maturity point of view. The pictures below show 100% white (immature) pods from Bailey planted on […]
Whitefly applications continue as the insect develops in more cotton in Georgia and southeast Alabama.