The constant word I am hearing from retailers is that many herbicides are in tight or limited supply going into the spring. This all started back in late January when the most commonly used spring wheat herbicide, Axial Bold, sold out quickly and was followed shortly by Osprey. This was followed with reports of 2,4-D being in short supply. Continue reading
Category Archives: Other Crops
The New UTcrops.com !!!
If you haven’t noticed, our UTcrops.com website has gotten a facelift. You may not recognize it when you first visit us at https://utcrops.com/. However, it’s organized similarly to the old version. I’m sure there are a few bugs that need to be fixed, but take a look! This site gives you ready access to essentially all UT resources related to row crop production.
Virtual Milan No-till Field Day … Available Now!
Follow the link below to experience the 2020 Milan No-till Field Day at your own pace! You can watch an entire tour by clicking on its name, or just one presentation by clicking on a specific title.
Please note, all links will open in a new tab. Closed captions are available by clicking the “CC” button on the right side of the video’s play bar.
Hemp Variety Trial Publication, 2019 (W 900)
Please see publication W 900, Hemp Variety Trials in Tennessee, for information about the performance of many hemp varieties in 2019.
So, You Wanna Be a Hemp Farmer?
Below are the presentations and handout given at the recent public forum on the essentials of growing hemp held at the West TN Research and Education Center on Jan. 14, 2020. Thanks to the Madison County UT Extension agent, Jake Mallard, and the West TN Chapter of the TN Hemp Industries Association for sponsoring the forum.
Preliminary Summary of 2019 UT Hemp Variety Trial Data – handout
Table Summary of UT 2019 Hemp Variety Trial Data – handout
Diseases, Insects, & Yields – What we saw in 2019 – presentation
Hemp Economics and Marketing – presentation
Hemp Field Day — Millington, TN — Oct. 22, 2019
Call of the Week: 2019/20 Cover Crop
In this podcast, Dr. Virginia Sykes discusses expectations for a short cover crop season, what species perform best under late planted conditions, and new cover crop varieties that are getting good marks in UT tests. Listen.
Corn and Cotton Producers’ Prevented Planting Decision
Federal crop insurance programs have a prevented planting provision that can protect producers from the financial losses and risks associated with not being able to plant the intended crop within the desired planting period. Revenue Protection, Revenue Protection with Harvest Price Exclusion, Yield Protection, and Area Risk Protection insurance policies pay indemnities if producers were unable to plant the insured crop by a designated final planting date or within any applicable late planting period due to natural causes, typically drought or excess moisture. This post highlights several components of those provisions and provides a few examples.
Kevin Adkins, Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Tennessee
**Christopher N. Boyer, Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Tennessee 302-I Morgan Hall Knoxville, TN 37996 Phone: 865-974-7468 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org **Corresponding author Continue reading