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AgFax Weekend: USDA Curve Ball; Farm Bill Distractions

AgFax Weekend: USDA Curve Ball; Farm Bill Distractions

👤AgFax Staff 🕔Aug 18, 2017

In this week’s AgFax Weekend – USDA Curve Ball; Farm Bill Distractions; Dicamba Was Causing Problems 16 Years Ago; and more.

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Rice Harvest Restarts In Arkansas With Positive Early Reports – AgFax

Rice Harvest Restarts In Arkansas With Positive Early Reports – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Rice harvest has restarted on a spotty and limited basis in parts of Arkansas and Mississippi. Farmers are finding at least a few areas that are dry enough to hold up equipment or they are running tracks.

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Cotton – Midsouth – Bollworms Continue To Vex Bollgard 2 Cotton – AgFax

Cotton – Midsouth – Bollworms Continue To Vex Bollgard 2 Cotton – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Bollworm sprays continue in dual-gene cotton where necessary, and applications are being made in areas in the upper Delta where that’s a rarity.

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Cotton – Southeast – Georgia’s Whitefly Problems Intensify – AgFax

Cotton – Southeast – Georgia’s Whitefly Problems Intensify – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Where whitefly are spreading, lack of quick product availability has become an ongoing issue. Both of the main insect growth regulators (IGRs) have either been in short supply or unavailable. We’re told that it might require some effort to find second-tier

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AgFax Southwest Cotton: Rain Keeps Coming; August Hailstorm No Good

AgFax Southwest Cotton: Rain Keeps Coming; August Hailstorm No Good

🕔Aug 16, 2017

August is midway done and it’s been way too eventful in some areas. Excess rain followed by cooler temperatures that may slow things down a bit is causing concern over heat units. But those who have received well timed moisture are

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California Almonds – More Shaking, More Spraying – AgFax

California Almonds – More Shaking, More Spraying – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Aug 12, 2017

Almond harvest has started on a wider basis but spider mites and navel orangeworms are still active and triggering treatments.

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Rice Harvest Stalls Across Much Of Belt – AgFax

Rice Harvest Stalls Across Much Of Belt – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Aug 12, 2017

Persistent rains have kept combines out of the field in both coastal and Midsouth rice. More rain in the forecast, too.

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AgFax Weekend: All Dicamba Is Volatile – Ark. Research

AgFax Weekend: All Dicamba Is Volatile – Ark. Research

👤AgFax Staff 🕔Aug 11, 2017

In this week’s AgFax Weekend – All Dicamba Is Volatile – Ark. Research; WASDE Reports Get Mixed Reviews; and more.

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AgFax Midsouth Cotton: Wet-Weather Complications Ahead?

AgFax Midsouth Cotton: Wet-Weather Complications Ahead?

🕔Aug 11, 2017

A rainy pattern is in the forecast into next week through much of our coverage area. So far, most people report relatively light levels of target spot and bacterial blight, although wetter weather could favor disease pressure. According to one report

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AgFax Southwest Cotton:  Fall in the Air; Plenty of ‘Cutout’ Talk

AgFax Southwest Cotton: Fall in the Air; Plenty of ‘Cutout’ Talk

🕔Aug 9, 2017

There was plenty of “cutout” talk this week, and an optimistic attitude we all feel as the season moves closer to harvest. Randy Norton commented that Arizona cotton, for the most part, is on the “backside of peak bloom.”

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