Sign In  |  Register  |  Find Reseller  |  Syngenta Global
FarmAssist

News Stories, Agronomic Research Articles and Events across the Agricultural Industry



Check out current agricultural news and agronomic market news from across the United States or browse our extensive ag news archives for older articles.
Showing results 1 - 10 of 5674
  Previous1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   ...   Next  

7/20/2016 12:00:00 AM
Bacterial blight is causing leaf loss to lower plant stems of cotton in parts of the South Plains and into Oklahoma. Nematodes are again a West Texas nuisance after early season rainfall and cool weather. Verticillium wilt is also a concern. Southwest cotton rust is hitting some Arizona fields. Read more on these concerns from this AgFax Southwest Cotton newsletter.

Click here to read the complete article

7/19/2016 12:00:00 AM
In mid-June, a dozen U.S. cotton and rice farmers toured farms and processing facilities in southeastern Idaho as part of the National Cotton Council of America's (NCC) 10th annual Multi-Commodity Exchange Program (MCEP), sponsored by John Deere. Read more on the tour from this Western Farm Press article.

Click here to read the complete article

7/19/2016 12:00:00 AM
Released July 12, the USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report brought the department's balance sheets up-to-date for rice, soybeans, cotton, corn and wheat. Read more on how they impacted markets from this Delta Farm Press article.

Click here to read the complete article

7/19/2016 12:00:00 AM
If you need a refresher course on the destructive power of the boll weevil - the pest that cost U.S. growers billions of dollars in treatment costs and lost yield over many decades - you have only to go to Brazil, says Angus Catchot, a Mississippi State University Extension professor of entomology. Read more on its destruction there from this Delta Farm Press article.

Click here to read the complete article

7/19/2016 12:00:00 AM
It was, said Farrell Boyd, "the same good news I've brought you the past seven years - no boll weevils in Mississippi. Not a single one." Read more on this positive news from this Delta Farm Press article.

Click here to read the complete article

7/19/2016 12:00:00 AM
Just when things were looking promising for farmers in most areas of the state, another dry and wicked heat wave has a hold on South Carolina and is starting to squeeze the life out of crops. Read more on the impact being seen from this Southeast Farm Press article.

Click here to read the complete article

7/18/2016 12:00:00 AM
Hot! We really need this current hot dry weather pattern to change. We are not keeping up with the water demands of any crop. We need a good soaking rain event across the whole South Plains. Read more on cotton bloom and check out a fleahopper scouting video from this AgFax article.

Click here to read the complete article

7/18/2016 12:00:00 AM
We are keeping an eye on stinkbugs and bollworms in cotton still. The stinkbug pressure has been fairly low so far, with only a few fields warranting treatment. Cotton aphid numbers have been rising, and it is a good idea to start watching them. Read more on all these pest concerns from this Upper Coast IPM article.

Click here to read the complete article

7/15/2016 12:00:00 AM
Cotton is somewhat more sensitive to potassium deficiency than some other crops and may show signs of potassium deficiency in soils that have no history of low potassium levels. Find out more on symptoms and what may be contributing to this from the Mississippi Crop Situation article at the link below.

Click here to read the complete article

7/15/2016 12:00:00 AM
One area of concern in glyphosate-resistant (GR) Palmer amaranth management is controlling this species on turnrows, field borders, and ditchbanks. Read more on options from this Mississippi Crop Situation article.

Click here to read the complete article

  Previous1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   ...   Next  
FarmAssist.com is your source for ag news and information on crop pest identification, commodity and market prices, agricultural news & issues, and access to crop production management tools such as crop yield & planting calculators and herbicide, fungicide, and weed control information.