Archive for July, 2013
North Carolina General Assembly Review
With the General Assembly adjourned until May 14, 2014, below are a few bills from this session pertaining to Agriculture:
Late Cotton Crop May Impact Insect Pests
by Jack Bacheler, NCSU Extension Entomologist
Foliar Fertilization of Cotton
by Keith Edmisten
Stink Bug App Now Available!
We have a new web-based stink bug decision aid app posted on our Cotton Insect Corner web site.
A lot of people are seeing nutrient deficiencies in cotton this year, primarily N and K. There is no doubt with all the rain we have moved some nutrients and lost some N especially in sandier fields and in low lying areas that have been water logged.
Cotton with Wet Feet – Managment Considerations for Wet and Excessively Wet Cotton in 2013
Management Considerations for Wet and Excessively Wet Cotton in 2013
Farm groups sue EPA over farmers’ privacy
National farming groups are suing the Obama administration over concerns that thousands of farmers and ranchers will have their personal information compromised.