Potassium, zinc, iron, and manganese nutrient deficiency symptoms are more prevalent where soils are wet, cold, and saturated. Reduced root activity and nutrient uptake can produce pale leaf color or interveinal chlorosis (pale or yellowing between the veins in the
Crop Progress Rice planting progress is likely up around 80-85% this week. This is near record progress behind only 2012. Luckily conditions seem very reminiscent of 2012 which turned out to be a boon for growers when they broke the
Market Situation Crop Progress. The condition of the U.S. and Texas wheat crops again showed improvement in this week’s Crop Progress report. For all U.S. winter wheat, the percent rated fair declined by 1 and excellent category increased by 1.
Market Situation Crop Progress. This week’s Crop Progress report for week #15 showed U.S. corn planting at 6% complete as of April 16th. This is right at the average for this early in the season. The midpoint of planting usually
The bulls were again winners in an exciting week for longs and producers. In last week’s report, I said the markets bias would be near unchanged to a bit lower. I was wrong. Despite the impending First Notice Day,
Successful Planting Strategy Next to variety selection, most likely the next very important decision a producer makes is when to plant. The single most important issue to recognize is that cotton seedlings can be damaged by cool, wet soils. Depending
In 2016, the total of all economic costs per acre for growing corn in Illinois averaged $886 in the northern section, $870 in the central section for farmland with “high” soil ratings, $849 in the central section for farmland with
The University of Tennessee Cotton Insect Scout School is scheduled for Friday, May 26 at the West Tennessee Research and Education Center in Jackson.
The EPA as once again approved the Section 18 application allowing the use of Transform WG to control tarnished plant bugs in cotton
Despite a little cold damage, we have a lot of good looking wheat out there. A lot of our wheat is in the flowering stage right now. The tillers that were damaged by the cold have mostly turned brown now