Soybeans can tolerate a fair amount of foliage feeding before bloom, or about 30 percent defoliation. During and after bloom that tolerance drops considerably to about 15 percent defoliation. Regular scouting should be going on now to monitor defoliation.
South Carolina peach growers could extend the life of trees infected with Armillaria root disease by using a new planting technique on display at Clemson University’s Musser Fruit Research Center....More
The nation’s top agriculture official was in west Alabama Aug. 12 to announce grants to rural communities and to talk to farmers about issues ranging from overbearing environmental regulations to foreign trade....More
There is one more important step that growers can take to further reduce the seedbank of Palmer amaranth. Neglecting this important step can undo prior efforts to holistically reign in the seedbank of Palmer amaranth....More