Almonds: Variable Kernel Fill – Complications At Hull Split? – AgFax Tree Crops

🕔May 20, 2018A prolonged bloom and spread-out nut fill could mean more spraying at hull split to protect the crop over an extended period.

AgFax Weekend: Who are Big Farmers? | S-Corp or C-Corp?

🕔May 18, 2018In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Who are Big Farmers? | S-Corp or C-Corp? | Corn Rootworms better look out in 2020 | and more.

Rice – Getting A Jump On Flooding In Midsouth? Coastal Bottlenecks Ahead?

🕔May 18, 2018Delta rice farmers are flushing fields like crazy – or pushing into an early flood. Texas growers are scrambling to put water on fields. In Texas, demand for water taxes […]

Cotton – Southeast: Pests Stirring; Rains Should Restart Planting – AgFax

🕔May 18, 2018Moisture, at last. Rain began falling this week across parts of our coverage area after a prolonged stretch of hot, dry weather. Planting had stopped on a wide basis due to […]

Cotton – Midsouth: Herbicides And Seed Are Waiting For Rain – AgFax

🕔May 18, 2018Much of the 2018 Midsouth cotton crop has now been planted, based on this week’s reports. We’re hearing about planting winding down on a localized basis from Louisiana to Missouri. While plenty […]

Cotton – Southwest: Tough Decisions; Blooming Expands – AgFax

🕔May 16, 2018Southwest Cotton Report from Agfax.com  This week: It’s handwringing time. Making final planting decisions and/or herbicide spraying in the face of dry winds and little or no rain is weighing on […]

California Almonds: Nuts Sizing Nicely, USDA Predicts Big Crop

Almond nut fill - about halfway completed. Photo: David Doll.
🕔May 12, 2018More of our contacts are slicing almonds now. Estimates of progress with nut fill vary, but some nuts are at least halfway filled.

AgFax Weekend: Going Up – Interest Rates, Fertilizer, Diesel

🕔May 11, 2018In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Going Up: Interest Rates, Fertilizer, Diesel | More Equipmemt Dealers in Loan Biz | and more.

Rice – Flushing Ramps Up In Midsouth As Heat, Wind Hold Back Crop – AgFax Rice

🕔May 11, 2018Hot, dry weather has forced growers into flushing significant acreage in the Midsouth. Temperatures have edged into the 90s now and windy conditions have further pulled out soil moisture.

Cotton – Midsouth – Ideal Planting Conditions With An 80-Cent Market – AgFax Midsouth Cotton

🕔May 10, 2018Seedlings are jumping out of the ground. Cotton planters are running hard. Plenty of farmers have finished planting or could hit that point before next week.

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