Category Archives: Soybean

Upcoming Crop Production Meetings

Author: Scott Stewart, IPM Extension Specialist Comments Off on Upcoming Crop Production Meetings

Meeting season is in full swing, and there are several educational opportunities fast approaching (see below). Pesticide re-certification points and CCA points will be available at all these meeting. Additional details will be provided soon! Continue reading

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2015 Annual Tennessee Crop Production (USDA – NASS)

Author: Chuck Danehower, Extension Area Specialist - Farm Management Comments Off on 2015 Annual Tennessee Crop Production (USDA – NASS)

Corn production in Tennessee is estimated at 117 million bushels, up 3 percent from the November forecast and down 17 percent from the previous crop. Yield was estimated at 160 bushels per acre, unchanged from the previous forecast and down 8 bushels from the 2014 level. Acres for harvest as grain were estimated at 730,000 acres, down 110,000 acres from 2014. Continue reading at AnnualCrop15_TN.

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Weed and Insect Control Recommendations Now Available

Author: Scott Stewart, IPM Extension Specialist Comments Off on Weed and Insect Control Recommendations Now Available

The 2016 Weed Control Manual for Tennessee (PB1580) and the 2016 Insect Control Recommendations for Field Crops (PB1768) are now available online.  As always, hard copies will be made available at various county and state production meetings and at Extension county offices.  But they are always a couple of clicks away at UTcrops.com.

Insect Control Guide
Insect Control Guide
Weed Control Manual
Weed Control Manual
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Crop Progress

Author: Chuck Danehower, Extension Area Specialist - Farm Management Comments Off on Crop Progress

As reported by NASS on November 30, 2015

MOSTLY DRY WEATHER BRINGS SIGH OF RELIEF

A period of dry weather last week enabled the majority of Tennessee’s producers to complete harvest of soybeans and cotton, as well as seed the 2016 wheat crop.  Cattle are in good condition and wheat emergence is progressing well, greatly aided by the same rains that slowed growers’ progress in harvesting their crops. Continue reading at Crop Progress 11 29 15.

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Crop Progress

Author: Chuck Danehower, Extension Area Specialist - Farm Management Comments Off on Crop Progress

As reported by NASS on November 23, 2015
DESPITE RAIN, PRODUCER CROP PROGRESS NEAR
PREVIOUS AND FIVE YEAR AVERAGES

Despite rains last week and low number of days suitable for field work, producers took full advantage of days they could get into the field to harvest cotton and soybeans, as well as seed wheat. Harvest of cotton and soybeans, as well as wheat seeding approached or surpassed average progress. Continue reading at Crop Progress 11 22 15.

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November 1 Tennessee Crop Production Forecast

Author: Chuck Danehower, Extension Area Specialist - Farm Management Comments Off on November 1 Tennessee Crop Production Forecast

Corn production in Tennessee is forecast at 114 million bushels, down 3 percent from the October forecast and down 20 percent from the previous crop. Yield was estimated at 160.0 bushels per acre, down 5.0 bushels from last month and down 8.0 bushels from the 2014 level. Continue reading at NASS News Release.

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Crop Progress

Author: Chuck Danehower, Extension Area Specialist - Farm Management Comments Off on Crop Progress

As reported by NASS on November 9, 2015
FALL HARVEST AND PLANTING HALTED BY RAIN AGAIN

Rain continues to plague producers who are trying to finish harvesting row crops and planting small grains. As was the case last week, harvest of corn, cotton, and soybeans mostly ceased over most of the State last week, as did planting of small grains, due to rain. Producers need several days of uninterrupted sunshine to finish harvest and planting. Continue reading at Crop Progress 11 8 15.

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Crop Progress

Author: Chuck Danehower, Extension Area Specialist - Farm Management Comments Off on Crop Progress

As reported by NASS on November 2, 2015
FALL HARVEST HALTED BY RAIN

Harvest of corn, cotton, and soybeans mostly ceased over most of the State last week due to incessant rain. Producers did, however, make excellent progress on the days they could get into the fields. Harvest is expected to come to an end over the next few weeks if dry conditions return and prevail. Continue reading at Crop Progress 11 1 15.

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