Recent Updates

The New UTcrops.com !!!

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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.

 

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Mid-South soybean variety testing database survey

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Growing regions often cross state lines but variety test information is typically reported by state. To provide stakeholders with a clearer picture of variety performance, a project is underway to develop a web-based, Mid-South soybean variety testing database that allows end-users to summarize and filter yield, quality, and phenotypic data based on location characteristics that cross multiple states. This research is being performed as a collaborative project with the University of Tennessee, University of Kentucky, Virginia Tech, NC State, and University of Arkansas and is funded by the United Soybean Board. Input from those involved in soybean production (grower, seed industry, Extension, crop advisor) is important for developing a product that best meets the needs of stakeholders. If you are interested in providing input for this research project, the survey can be found at soybeandatabase.questionpro.com (respondents must be 18 or older). If you have any additional questions regarding this project, please contact the lead PI, Dr. Virginia Sykes, at vsykes@utk.edu.

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2020 County Standardized Trial Handout

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2020 CST handout_full

A special thanks to all cooperators, agents, and all others who make the County Standardized Trials Program a success.

With Covid limiting in-person meetings and office visits, I want to make available the 2020 CST handout.  The above link is available for you to use in assisting variety/hybrid selection for the coming season.  Agents, feel free to print and send out or send this attachment to your row crop producers via email.  The full report above contains data from 2019 and 2020 for corn and soybean, 2020 Wheat, and 2020 Cotton.

The following links are segments of the full report to simplify searches through all 2020 CST data.

2020 CST Corn Results

2020 CST Soybean Results

2020 CST/OVT Cotton Results

2020 CST Wheat Results

 

 

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Soybean Herbicide Trait Summary

Herbicide resistant traits available in soybean continue to increase.  It does not seem that long ago that there was either Roundup Ready or conventional soybean.  There are no less than eight different soybean herbicide resistant traits available today with the most recent being XtendFlex soybean.  Continue reading

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Winter Row Crop Meetings for Fayette/Hardeman (1/12/2021) and Tipton (1/14/2021)

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There are two VIRTUAL county meetings coming up next week that many of you may be interested in attending.

January 12, 2021: The Fayette and Hardeman County Extension Offices will be hosting a Winter Production meeting. This meeting will be held on Zoom live, and recorded starting at 9:00 a.m. The following specialists will be speaking at this meeting:  Dr. Larry Steckel, UT Weed Specialist, Dr. Tyson Raper, UT Cotton and Small Grains Specialist, and Ryan Blair, Extension Area Specialist with Grain & Cotton Variety Testing. Dicamba and Paraquat training meetings via Zoom will be scheduled later. For more information including the ZOOM meeting link, contact Jeff Via at (901) 465-5233 jvia@utk.edu.

January 14, 2021: The Tipton County Extension Office will be hosting a Winter Production meeting. This meeting will be held on Zoom live, and recorded starting at 9:00 a.m. The following specialists will be speaking at this meeting: Dr. Larry Steckel, UT Weed Specialist, Dr. Tyson Raper, UT Cotton and Small Grains Specialist, and Ryan Blair, Extension Area Specialist with Grain & Cotton Variety Testing. Dicamba and Paraquat training meetings via Zoom will be scheduled later. For more information including the ZOOM meeting link, contact Becky Muller at (901) 619-3186 or rcherry1@utk.edu.

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