Archive for June, 2015
The Tidewater Agricultural Research & Extension Center in Suffolk, Virginia, will host their 2015 Cotton Field Day on August 11, beginning at 8 a.m.
Variety selection plays an important role in reducing risk to diseases in field crops.
Here’s a staggering fact: Families fail to keep their families and fortunes together for three or more generations 90% of the time.
In their latest blog, Extension Cotton Specialists Guy Collins and Keith Edmisten remind growers that several tools and strategies for PGR management are available.
Although it looks like plant bugs may be again be an issue in 2015, we don’t need to panic. What I mean by don’t panic is that we shouldn’t spray if it’s not needed.
Carolina Nonwovens LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of National Spinning Co. Inc., has announced the construction of a new facility to be located in Maiden, N.C.
“It’s performance review time,” she said apprehensively, “and nobody likes to go through the process.” Hearing the sentiment was not uncommon; offering a solution became my new challenge.
WSSA promotes community-based approach to glyphosate resistance issues,
“Black Flag” symptoms on cotton are most likely due to plant bugs. Plant bugs on young cotton (particularly pre-squaring cotton) can take out terminals and cause this “black flagging”.
The 2014 farm bill has not been fully implemented, and some members of Congress are already trying to curtail the funding for the law.