In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Prospective Plantings | Ag Financial Pounding | and more.
Grasshoppers have been a sporadic pest of seedling cotton for 10 or more years. Growers reported observing high numbers of adult grasshoppers during harvest season in fall 2017.
There are some basic management practices that can affect, sometimes worsen, and other times be used to reduce risks of insect pest injury.
Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA Apr 3, 2020
Average spot quotations were 268 points lower than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for the base quality of cotton (color […]
State officials have adopted an emergency regulation that will give pesticide applicators in South Carolina the opportunity to extend renewal of their operating licenses until the end of the year. […]
DTN Cotton Close: Week Ends Nearly Unchanged Apr 3, 2020
After a week of scary news and wild financial markets, the cotton market will end this week virtually flat from last Friday. This was a week where the market saw […]
Summary This U.S. Drought Monitor week saw an active weather pattern impact various parts of the conterminous U.S.—including the western U.S. which continued to experience below-normal temperatures and snow showers […]
NOAA Monthly Drought Outlook – April Apr 3, 2020
There have not been significant changes to the incipient drought situation since the release of the April – June seasonal drought outlook. Recent forecasts for the western U.S. have changed […]
Pesticide Applications – Are you Prepared? Apr 3, 2020
With the critical need for respirators and other personal protective equipment (PPE) for health care, there is a potential shortage of PPE, particularly N95 respirators, in the marketplace for agriculture […]
USDA Lending Rates Down from March Apr 3, 2020
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced interest rates for April 2020, which are effective April 1-April 30, 2020. The Commodity Credit Corporation borrowing rate-based charge for […]