North Carolina: 32 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Florence

🕔Nov 16, 2018Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 32 North Carolina counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to excessive flooding and wind caused by Hurricane Florence that occurred […]

Virginia Field Reports: Harvest Presses on Through Wet Conditions

🕔Nov 13, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 11, 2018. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other […]

Virginia: Chestnuts Make A Comeback

🕔Nov 7, 2018Chestnut blight wiped out the American Chestnut in the early 1900s, but a handful of farms in Virginia have found a way to maintain blight-resistant orchards. Marketing collectively as Virginia […]

Virginia Field Reports: Wet Conditions Continue

🕔Nov 6, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 4, 2018. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other […]

Virginia Soybeans: Variety Selection – What Maturity Is Best?

🕔Nov 2, 2018Variety selection continues to be one of the most important decisions that we can make.  It is also one of the first steps to take that insure success.  It’s a […]

Virginia Field Reports: Good Harvest Ahead of Weekend Rains

🕔Oct 30, 2018Crop Progress and Conditions for the Week Ending October 28, 2018. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other […]

Virginia Soybean Yield Contest Applications Open

🕔Oct 26, 2018The purpose of the Virginia Soybean Yield Contest is to emphasize and demonstrate the practices necessary to produce maximum economic yields, to recognize those producers who grow high-yielding soybeans, and […]

Virginia: 4 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Flooding

🕔Oct 25, 2018Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated four Virginia counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Culpeper, Madison, Mecklenburg and Orange counties who suffered losses due to excessive rain, flash flooding […]

Virginia Cotton: Sample for Nematodes Before Freeze Hits

🕔Oct 23, 2018There is nothing like a good frost to help us remember the season has changed.  The big issue that it reminds me of that we are at the end of […]

Tobacco: Late Season Rains – How Bad Was the Damage?

🕔Oct 23, 2018With two record-setting hurricanes wreaking havoc on eastern North Carolina flue-cured and exceptional rains in Kentucky in September, it was a discouraging ending indeed for much of the Tobacco Belt.

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