Talking Crops

Hand Pulling Palmer Pigweed – Guy Collins

Managing Palmer pigweed in cotton can be tough, especially if they escaped residual herbicides. If the weeds get too big, you’ll need to result to hand pulling because of their hardy resistance. In this Podcast Dr. Guy Collins, Cotton Extension Associate Professor for North Carolina State University, explains how to hand weed properly and the…

Sugarcane Aphid Dos and Don’ts – Gus Lorenz

Sightings of sugarcane aphids in grain sorghum have become more and more prevalent during this time of the year in the southeast. Sugarcane aphids have only been an issue for the past 3 years, so information on controlling them is limited. In this Podcast, we spoke with University of Arkansas’s Distinguished Professor and Extension Entomologist…

Cotton Target Spot – Michael Mulvaney

Target spot in cotton has been found in Santa Rosa County Florida. The disease is relatively new to the southeast, so there has not been much luck with fungicide control. In this Podcast, University of Florida Cropping Systems Specialist Michael Mulvaney explains proper scouting and management for target spot in cotton, as well as the role climate…

My Job Depends on Ag – Erik Wilson

What started as the California based Facebook group, “My Job Depends on Ag,” has turned into a grassroots movement focused on spreading awareness about the lives connected to the agriculture industry. The group is now over 30,000 members strong, and continues to serve as a place for people to share their day-to-day experience in the…