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Ryegrass and Poa Management in Corn

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Ryegrass escaping glyphosate plus dicamba burndown

Clearly this year,  many are having trouble managing ryegrass and poa.  Questions began months ago and continue today and have ranged from tactics to burn them down before planting to how to control them in a standing corn crop. What has become abundantly clear is that glyphosate is no longer an effective burn down option for either species across much of the state. Continue reading

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New cotton planting forecast tool from NC State

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A new, very impressive cotton planting conditions calculator has been created by Dr. Guy Collins and Dr. Keith Edmisten with help from the Climatology Office at North Carolina State University.  In this post, I highlight a few of the features and provide an example of how the calculator works.

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A Reminder About Armyworms

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Each year, about this time, I end up writing essentially the same article. There have been a couple of reports of armyworms in wheat. Nothing crazy but much of the wheat is still in the milk stage and would be susceptible to excessive defoliation. Occasionally, armyworms may even cut the heads, typically when populations are high. Yield loss is most likely if defoliation occurs during the milk stages, with Continue reading

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