The Avian-Origin H3N2 Canine Influenza Virus that Recently Emerged in the United States has Limited Replication in Swine

Equine-origin H3N8 has circulated in dogs in the United States since 1999. A genetically and antigenically distinct avian-origin H3N2 canine influenza was detected in March of 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Subsequent outbreaks were reported with over 1,000 dogs in the Midwest affected followed by 23 additional states with detections within 5 months.

Annual rye-grass and clover sensitivity to soil applied corn herbicidmes

Research studies have been done in the United States and Canada to determine the tolerance of cover crops to various soil applied corn herbicides. This article provides an overview of the results of that work, and provides some consensus across the different locations. - See more at: http://fieldcropnews.com/2016/04/annual-rye-grass-and-clover-sensitivity-to-soil-applied-corn-herbicides/#sthash.26Jwlpsb.dpuf

Exeter Agribusiness Minutes

Corn planting started at the end of last week in this area but most growers have not been eager to seed large acreage yet. A few large growers have up to 50% of their corn in the ground but overall seeded acreage is only about 5%.