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Post-cold snap for beans and corn

two-leaf corn

• Angela McClure • A few days ago, I posted a planting advisory ahead of our forecasted cold snap. The concern was mainly around the potential of 30-plus degree temperatures and rain to cause chilling damage to newly planted corn and soybean seed that were in the early stages of germination. Based on reports from agents in different areas of ... Read More »

Pause planting with forecasted freezing temps

seedling corn

• By Angela McClure • We keep sliding back into a “below normal” temperature pattern for April. Near-freezing temperatures with rain in this week’s forecast has created some concern about viability of corn and soybeans planted this week. Based on current weather reports, nighttime temperatures are forecasted to be close to freezing Tuesday and Wednesday night (April 20 and 21) ... Read More »

UT launches Tennessee Master Crop Crop certification

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Cotton, corn, soybeans, wheat — these row crops make up the bulk of row-crop agriculture across Tennessee, and a new certification from University of Tennessee Extension is now available for row-0crop producers. The Tennessee Master Row Crop certification program, which recently launched, is an educational program designed to further improve the profitability and sustainability of today’s row-crop farming operations. From ... Read More »

UT releases results of 2020 corn hybrid tests in Tennessee

UT corn hybrid trials

All corn hybrid trials were conducted in each of the physiographic regions of the state. Tests were conducted at the Highland Rim (Springfield), East Tennessee (Knoxville), Milan (Milan) and West Tennessee (Jackson) AgResearch and Education Centers. The early and medium-season tests were also planted at the Agricenter International Research Center in Memphis. Duplicate plantings of the early, medium- and full-season ... Read More »

Registration opens for the 2020 virtual UT Milan No-Till Field Day

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COVID-19 has changed how the world is doing business and presenting education, and the Milan No-Till Crop Production Field Day is no exception. The 2020 event will be hosted entirely online beginning July 23, and registration is now open. Presented by the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture, the now biennial field day has offered the most cutting-edge research and ... Read More »