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5/25/2016 12:00:00 AM
Insect scouting should begin in the field as soon as plants emerge. Determining the plant stand at emergence can help the farmer get a better idea of issues facing the crop. Read more on the key pests to watch in field crops from this Extension Daily News article.

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5/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
Sunny weather and dry - speeds corn growth and makes peanut thrips bad. Corn is tasseling in several fields now. Read more on what else is happening in the fields from this Seminole Crop eNews article.

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5/18/2016 12:00:00 AM
Due to the frequent rains in May, only and estimated 50% or so of our cotton is planted and maybe even less of the peanut crop. A later planted crop may require some changes in how we manage pests and thrips are a good example. Read more on adjusting your thrips control programs from this Virginia Ag Pest & Crop Advisory article.

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5/12/2016 12:00:00 AM
What is an adequate stand? A grower must maintain healthy and uniform stands to increase the chances of a healthy planting season but how does the grower know what an adequate stand is? For peanuts, cotton and soybeans, the answer to that question is similar in some areas and different in others. Read more on determining adequate stands from this AgFax.com article.

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5/12/2016 12:00:00 AM
Both cotton and peanuts are coming up now and thrips are showing up in all fields. Our oldest cotton is showing one true leaf right and peanuts are a little past cracking. Read more on thrips management following emergence from this Thomas County Ag article.

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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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