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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
European corn borer (ECB) adults are being captured with more frequency now, but most captures remain limited to the southwestern portion of the state, although scattered individuals have been captured as far north as Morris County. Find out more on ECB activity as well as corn earworm catches from this Plant & Pest Advisory 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
Soybean rust was detected in kudzu patches in Amite, Pike and Wilkinson counties on May 24. In the 12 years since the first observation of soybean rust in MS, this is the first time soybean rust has been detected in May within the state. Read more on the detection from this Mississippi Crop Situation article.

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5/25/2016 12:00:00 AM
We have started to see cutworm damage in Ohio corn. Black cutworm is the prime offender, though other species exist. Read more on scouting for black cutworm from this C.O.R.N. Newsletter

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5/25/2016 12:00:00 AM
On May 16, air temperatures dropped to high 20s/low 30s causing some freeze injury to soybeans. Although early planted corn has been severely damaged by recent frosts in some areas, the effects of the low temperatures on corn survival will probably be negligible for the most part. Read more on the impact of frost on both corn and soybeans from this C.O.R.N. Newsletter article.

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5/25/2016 12:00:00 AM
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) today published the 2014 Agricultural Chemical Use survey data for corn and fall potatoes. The information released includes on-farm fertilizer use, pesticide use, and pest management practices for these crops for the 2014 crop year, beginning after the 2013 harvest and ending after the 2014 harvest.

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5/25/2016 12:00:00 AM
Chip companies continue to clean up contract potatoes in Michigan and other northern growing areas. They may need another 2-3 weeks to wrap up the storage season. Competition from new-crop Florida potatoes has become fierce. Read more on market activity from Bruce Huffaker's market commentary at the link below.

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5/25/2016 12:00:00 AM
Purple Magic, a new potato variety with high anthocyanin content developed in Northern Ireland, was created by Paul Watts at the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) in Loughgall, Ireland. Find out more on the variety from this Potato Grower article.

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