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3/31/2016 12:00:00 AM
Crops abandoned after last year's South Carolina flood could be problematic as the 2016 planting season gets under way. As farmers look to trim costs after a historically bad year, investments in soil fertility could be more important than ever. Read more on the situation from this Southeast Farm Press article.

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3/31/2016 12:00:00 AM
Corn planted area for all purposes in 2016 is estimated at 93.6 million acres, up 6 percent from last year. Soybean planted area for 2016 is estimated at 82.2 million acres, down less than 1 percent from last year. Read more on prospective plantings of other crops from this AgFax.com article.

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2/25/2016 12:00:00 AM
Warm air, sunshine and fields ready for planting make the warmer days of winter tempting for many row crop producers throughout the state. However tempting the weather, farmers know the importance of waiting for warmer soil temperatures before planting. Read more on the disadvantages of planting into cold soils from this ACES News story.

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2/5/2016 12:00:00 AM
Georgia's 2016 cotton acres could be higher and peanuts acres could be lower. But that depends. All other crop acreage might stay stable. And prices don't promise to be anything you'd want to take home to meet mom and dad. Read more on Georgia acreage and prices from this Southeast Farm Press article.

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2/2/2016 12:00:00 AM
Peanuts are a good complement to cotton, especially in fields infested with cotton root knot nematodes, says Jason Woodward, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension plant pathologist at Lubbock. The microscopic pest won't affect peanuts and the peanut root knot nematode won't injure cotton. Read more on the combination from this Southwest Farm Press article.

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1/22/2016 12:00:00 AM
The answer to the question of which crop or crops make the most sense in a year like this will vary from one farm to the next depending upon several factors. Read more on these factors from this AgFax.com article.

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1/14/2016 12:00:00 AM
As a plant pathologist, Bob Kemerait speaks frequently and passionately about the importance of disease and nematode resistant varieties. Resistant varieties should play a significant role in our management programs. Find out more on the use of resistant varieties from this Southeast Farm Press article.

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11/13/2015 12:00:00 AM
USDA's big 2015 crops got bigger for the most part in its November Crop Production Report released November 10. Corn and soybeans were up from less than 1 (corn) to 2 percent (soybeans) from the October forecast, while cotton was down less than 1 percent from October. Read more on production from this Delta Farm Press article.

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10/13/2015 12:00:00 AM
The old saying that big crops keep getting bigger and small crops smaller in USDA's monthly crop production reports continued to hold true in the October report. Read more key numbers from the report in this Western Farm Press article.

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9/16/2015 12:00:00 AM
U.S. peanut production is on track to be the second largest ever. Cotton production ticked up but remains well below last year's level, and soybean farmers planted their largest acreage ever, according to the USDA September Crop Production Report released Sept. 11. Read more highlights of the report from this Southeast Farm Press article.

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