Agfax Buzz:
    June 24, 2014
    fall-armyworm-net-arkansas-08242012-feature

    This Week On AgFax: Insect Watch List in Cotton, Peanuts, Rice And Soybeans – Audio

    AgFax.Com - Your Online Ag News Source

    By Owen Taylor, Editor

    Hello…

    This is Owen Taylor with AgFax Media…

    Here’s a quick rundown on topics and breaking news we’re covering this week in our electronic newsletters.

    • In the Midsouth, fall armyworms are hitting both rice and soybeans in Louisiana and Arkansas. This pressure started last week in Louisiana but now has spread as far north as central Arkansas. See comments by LSU’s Sebe Brown in our AgFax Southern Grain report and also from Arkansas’s Gus Lorenz in Southern Grain and also in our AgFax Rice report, both coming out on Thursday.
    • The white sugarcane aphid, which plagued grain sorghum last year in Texas and Louisiana, has now been confirmed in Mississippi’s south Delta near Greenville. Look for comments by Mississippi State’s Angus Catchot in our Southern Grain report.
    • Plant bug applications in cotton have started on a wider basis. Look for updates in both AgFax Southeast Cotton and AgFax Midsouth cotton, both available by Wednesday afternoon. Depending on the areas, spider mites and aphids are in the mix, too.
    • In south Georgia, kudzu bugs have started moving into soybeans on a more apparent basis. We’ll have comments from the University of Georgia’s Phillip Roberts in AgFax Southern Grain.
    • Tobacco budworms have been building in peanuts in the lower Southeast and some treatments have been made. See AgFax Peanuts on Friday for further details.

    As they’re released, all of these reports will be available on line at agfax.com.

    To receive any of our free crop and pest reports by email, subscribe on line at agfax.com/subscriptions.

    One more thing…

    If you know of anything going on in the field that we’re missing, please drop me an email at owen@agfax.com.

    Thanks!

    Tags:

    Leave a Reply

    Name and Email Address are required fields. Your email will not be published or shared with third parties.

    Agfax Cotton News

    AFB Cotton Close: Selling Continues with Wide Range2-27

    Doane Cotton Close: Technical Selling, Profit-Taking Weigh on Market2-27

    Cotton Base Acres Count as Generic Base Under Farm Bill2-27

    DTN Cotton Close: Texas Could See More Freezing Rain, Snow2-27

    Shurley on Cotton: Improvement Slows Down, but What Else Did We Expect?2-27

    Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA2-27

    Arkansas Cotton: Acreage, Infrastructure Slip Away with Weaker Demand2-27

    Keith Good: Chinese Corn Imports Not Likely to Recover; Food Stamp Debate Wages On2-27

    USDA Changes Deadline: Yield History Update, Reallocation Base Now Due March 312-27

    Pinnacle’s Sanders in 9 Southern States with Newest Acquisition2-27

    DTN Cotton Open: Higher Finish on Last Trade Day of February?2-27

    Texas: Master Marketer Program Hits 25th Year, Going Strong2-27

    North Carolina Cotton: Resistant Horseweed – 3 Burndown Options For 20152-27

    ELS Cotton Competitive Payment Rate Is Zero2-26

    California Cotton: 25th Annual Growers Meeting March 62-26

    NRCS Invests $84M Natural Disaster Funds in 13 States2-26

    DTN Cotton Close: Bounces Off New High2-26

    Early Spring Best Time to Test and Tune Farm Machinery2-26

    DTN Cotton Open: Trades Mixed on Heels of Export Data2-26

    Pesticide Drift: Calm, Still Days Are Most Dangerous – DTN2-26

    Keith Good: Global Soybean Issues; Vilsack on Crop Insurance; Food Stamps Re-Revisited2-26

    Doane Cotton Close: Lack of Deliverable Supplies Supports March2-25

    U.S. Energy: ExxonMobil California Refinery Outage – Implications for Oil Markets2-25

    Propane Inventories, Prices Dip2-25

    Gas Prices Continue to Climb2-25

    Diesel Prices on the Rise2-25

    DTN Cotton Close: Futures Rally Off Early Losses2-25

    California: 9 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas2-25

    Arizona: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas2-25

    Texas: Sutton County Designated Natural Disaster Area2-25

    Texas: Planter Clinic, Dimmit, March 112-25

    DTN Cotton Close: Cash Grower Sales Increase2-25

    Keith Good: Exports Damaged by Port Delays; Ethanol Production Cutting Back2-25

    Keith Good: Senate Ag Committee Hears from Farmers2-25

    Doane Cotton Close: Bounces on Short-Covering2-24

    AFB Cotton Close: Dec. Tests Resistance2-24

    Arkansas: Deadlines Approaching for 2014 Farm Bill Considerations2-24

    Oklahoma Cotton: 2014 Extension Cotton Project Annual Report2-24

    DTN Cotton Close: China to Remain Main Market Driver2-24

    Texas Crop Weather: Wheat Stripe, Leaf Rust Infestations Early and Heavy2-24