California Almonds: Plenty Of Rain, Plenting Of Rethinking? – AgFax Tree Crops

🕔May 18, 2019Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Tree Crops. Our thanks to BASF and its California team for sponsoring this coverage. Got questions or comments? Let us know. Owen Taylor, […]

Arkansas Rice: 3 Hot Points This Week – Worms, Disease, Drift

🕔May 18, 2019Going into the week, here are 3 hot points to keep in mind in rice: Armyworms In north Arkansas, true armyworms are moving into some rice in the 2- to […]

Arkansas Rice: Planting Progress And The Need To Flood…Now

🕔May 18, 2019We’re now officially more than 50% planted, but why does it not feel that way? When we look at planting progress by year on a chart, 2019’s progress is holding […]

AgFax Weekend: Bayer’s Glyphosate Problem | 1927 Flood Déjà vu

🕔May 17, 2019In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Bayer’s Glyphosate Problem | 1927 Flood Déjà vu | Prevented Planning – Not Your Daddy’s Version | and more.

Mississippi Delta: Longest Stretch of Floodwater Since 1927 – 223,700 Crop Acres – Video

🕔May 17, 2019Although the Mississippi River appears to have crested around Arkansas City, Arkansas, the devastation of Yazoo River backwater flooding in the lower Mississippi Delta will not ease up for months.  […]

DTN Livestock Close: Cattle Futures Rally

🕔May 17, 2019Strong support quickly moved into cattle markets Friday, pushing feeder cattle futures $2 to $2.62 higher and away from long-term support levels. GENERAL COMMENTS: Cattle markets saw triple-digit gains Friday […]

Texas LRGV IPM: More Fleahoppers in Cotton; Sugarcane Aphids Take Off in Sorghum

🕔May 17, 2019General Situation Hot and muggy this week as the LRGV received some rain on Monday and Tuesday and a little on Wednesday. Harlingen, Raymondville and Weslaco areas received anywhere from […]

Indiana: Late Burndowns, Cleanup of Failed Burndowns

🕔May 17, 2019There are many no-till fields across Indiana that have either not been burned down or those that will need to be sprayed again because of wet weather and planting delays. […]

Indiana: Should Insecticide Be Included With Burn-Down This Spring?

🕔May 17, 2019Moth flights for both black cutworm and armyworm have been impressive this spring. Unworked/untreated fields are plentiful, and so is the plant life, meaning that there has been no shortage […]

Indiana: Soil Compaction – The “Gift” That Keeps on Giving

🕔May 17, 2019Soils in Indiana have been too wet for field work almost since last fall. What I mean by “too wet” is so wet that the soils would not even support […]

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