Guava Root-Knot Nematode: Clemson Armed with $7Mln to Combat Pest Sep 18, 2019

🕔Sep 18, 2019Clemson University researchers, led by nematologist Paula Agudelo, are armed with close to $7 million to design protocols for managing invasive guava root-knot nematodes. The funding comes from the United States Department […]

Georgia Sorghum: 3 Considerations for Planting After Reflex Treated Watermelons Aug 13, 2019

🕔Aug 13, 2019Been getting a few questions about planting grain sorghum following watermelons that were previously treated with Reflex.  Here are a few things to think about: 1. The “official and legal” […]

Texas Field Reports: Watermelon Harvest Delayed, in Time for July 4 Jun 18, 2019

🕔Jun 18, 2019The Texas watermelon crop was delayed by spring weather, but plenty should be available for the Fourth of July holiday, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. […]

South Carolina Field Reports: Corn Planting Making Progress Apr 16, 2019

🕔Apr 16, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 14, 2019. County Comments Rusty Skipper, Horry County Much of the corn planted has started to emerge. Horry County farmers prepared […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Hot and Dry – Rice Nears Maturity Jul 3, 2018

🕔Jul 3, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 1, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Henry Harrison, Washington Parish “With much needed rain, vegetables and pastures were […]

Sawyer on Crops: Watermelon Harvest Underway – Podcast Jun 22, 2018

🕔Jun 22, 2018Watermelons have had a fairly challenging season this year. In this installment of his South Georgia Pine podcast, Andrew Sawyer invites Turner County Extension Agent Will Gay to discuss the […]

Texas Field Reports: Ideal Conditions for Cantaloupe, Watermelons Jun 13, 2018

🕔Jun 13, 2018Conditions have been ideal for cantaloupe and watermelon growers as the Fourth of July nears, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Dr. Larry Stein, AgriLife Extension horticulturist, Uvalde, […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Rains Benefit Crops May 29, 2018

🕔May 29, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 27, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Bruce Garner, West Carroll Parish “Spotty afternoon showers have been welcomed for […]

Sawyer On Crops: Seed Corn Maggots In Melons – This Is A Tough One – Podcast Apr 15, 2018

🕔Apr 15, 2018Seed corn maggots have hit watermelons in some south Georgia counties and have taken out up to 30% of the plant population in some fields. This is a tough one […]

Georgia: Watermelon Growers Work to Produce Sweet Crop with Good Texture Mar 30, 2018

🕔Mar 30, 2018In Georgia, it’s planting season for watermelons. Usually, they aspire to produce high yields of a sweet crop, but they shouldn’t ignore firmness and texture, according to Tim Coolong, University […]

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