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5/25/2016 12:00:00 AM
It has been an interesting spring. Cool soil temperatures seemed to hold on later in the spring than usual, delaying planting of some of our summer crops. When we talk about damage from cool soil temperatures to germinating cotton seedlings there are several areas of concern, especially if the soil is unusually damp. The first area comes in the form of seedling death from freezing. Read more on these concerns from this AgFax.com article.

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5/25/2016 12:00:00 AM
There is no question that planting is the highest priority for this week. Second priority are thrips on this early planted cotton. Read more on these priorities from this AgFax.com article.

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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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5/25/2016 12:00:00 AM
Many growers are switching over to planting soybeans with the latest round of cool weather and rain although some are still planting or replanting cotton. Later planted cotton is often successful but there are several things to be aware of when planting late cotton. Read more on planting cotton late from this North Carolina Cotton article.

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5/24/2016 12:00:00 AM
The National Cotton Council (NCC) has scheduled tour dates and locations for the 2016 Producer Information Exchange (P.I.E.) Program. Find out more on the dates from this AgFax.com article.

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5/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
Calls about thrips treatments in seedling cotton have been picking up substantially this week. As ryegrass and other ditchbank hosts begin to dry down, thrips numbers will likely increase in the next couple weeks. Read more on thrips in seedling cotton from this Mississippi Crop Situation article.

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5/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
Things that happen early in the season rarely predict ultimate success. If they did, then last year's perfect planting season would have produced a record crop. It's really more about how we finish. Read more on the importance of the finish from this AgFax.com article.

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5/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
Judging by questions we all are getting this spring, clearly we are having some growing pains managing cover crops across Tennessee. Read more on the learning curve from this UTcrops News Blog.

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5/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
The 2016 window for planting cotton in Tennessee has been a mixed bag. Several are having to decide whether or not to replant a few farms. There are a few points that should be kept in mind when deciding which action (if any) should be taken. Read more on making the decision to replant from this UTcrops News blog.

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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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