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H. L. Mehl

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2013 Tri-State Grain Sorghum Performance Tests Mar 26, 2014 AREC-83NP
2014 Virginia Peanut Production Guide May 2, 2014 AREC-58NP
2015 Virginia Grain Sorghum Performance Tests

 The 2015 grain sorghum OVT tests contained 21 hybrids planted as a full season crop and 22 as double crop. Full season tests were conducted at three locations, the Tidewater Agricultural Research and Extension Center (TAREC) in Suffolk, VA, the Eastern Virginia Agricultural Research and Extension Center (EVAREC) in Warsaw, VA, and in a farmer field near Windsor, VA, in Isle of Wight County. The double crop sorghum trials were conducted at three locations, the TAREC, in a farmer field near Windsor, VA, in Isle of Wight County, and in a farmer field near Locust Grove, VA, in Orange County.

Feb 12, 2016 PPWS-72NP
2016 Virginia Grain Sorghum Performance Tests

The 2016 grain sorghum OVT tests contained 13 hybrids planted as a full season crop and 11 as double crop. Full season tests were conducted at three
locations, the Tidewater Agricultural Research and Extension Center (TAREC) inSuffolk, VA, in a grower’s field near Smithfield, VA, in Isle of Wight County, and in a grower’s field in Dinwiddie County. The Dinwiddie County location consisted of irrigated and non-irrigated OVT trials. The double crop sorghum trials were conducted at two locations, the TAREC, and in a grower’s field near Smithfield, VA, in Isle of Wight County.The 2016 grain sorghum OVT tests contained 13 hybrids planted as a full season
crop and 11 as double crop. Full season tests were conducted at three
locations, the Tidewater Agricultural Research and Extension Center (TAREC) in Suffolk, VA, in a grower’s field near Smithfield, VA, in Isle of Wight County, and in a grower’s field in Dinwiddie County. The Dinwiddie County location consisted of irrigated and non-irrigated OVT trials. The double crop sorghum trials were conducted at two locations, the TAREC, and in a grower’s field near Smithfield, VA, in Isle of Wight County.

Feb 17, 2017 AREC-201NP
2016 Virginia Peanut Production Guide

Recommendations for the use of agricultural chemicals are included in this publication as a convenience to the reader. The use of brand names and any mention or listing of commercial products or services in this publication does not imply endorsement by Virginia Tech nor discrimination against similar products or services not mentioned. Individuals who use agricultural chemicals are responsible for ensuring that the intended use complies with current regulations and conforms to the product label. Be sure to obtain information about usage regulations and examine a current product label before applying any chemical. 

Jan 28, 2016 AREC-157NP
2017 Virginia Peanut Production Guide Feb 17, 2017 AREC-117NP (AREC-197NP)
Applied Research On Field Crop Disease Control 2014 Jan 26, 2015 AREC-126NP
Applied Research on Field Crop Disease Control 2013 Feb 1, 2012 AREC-12
Applied Research on Field Crop Disease Control 2015

Total rainfall during the summer growing season (May 1-Oct 31) was 24.2 inches with monthly totals as follows: 0.55 inches in May; 7.48 inches in Jun; 4.62 inches in Jul; 2.62 inches in Aug; 5.33 inches in Sep; and 3.56 inches in Oct. Monthly average minimum air temperatures were 58°F in May, 69°F in Jun, 70°F in Jul, 66°F in Aug, 65°F in Sep, and 51°F in Oct. Monthly average maximum air temperatures were 83°F in May, 90°F in Jun, 90°F in Jul, 89°F Aug, 84°F in Sep, and 72°F in Oct. Data were recorded at a weather station located at the Tidewater Research Farm located on Hare Road in Suffolk, Virginia.

Apr 19, 2016 AREC-173NP
Disease Management in No-Till Corn in Virginia Feb 7, 2014 AREC-67NP
Mid-Atlantic Grain Sorghum Performance Tests 2014 Mar 6, 2015 AREC-133NP
Virginia Cotton Production Guide 2014 Feb 7, 2014 AREC-62NP
Virginia Cotton Production Guide 2016

Proper soil fertility management ensures sufficient nutrients for maximum cotton production. Obtaining and maintaining appropriate soil nutrient concentrations is imperative, as fertilizer inputs are the largest component of production budgets for Virginia cotton farmers. At the same time, excessive nutrient application wastes money, wastes natural resources, and can negatively impact yields and environmental quality.

Feb 22, 2016 AREC-124NP (AREC-165NP)