Cotton gathered substantial heat units last week, but the crop is still a couple weeks late, on average, across the Midsouth. Fingers are crossed for a warm fall with little to no rain to finish out the cotton crop. A little early planted cotton in Mississippi is at cutout, so the countdown begins.
Although the COVID-19 pandemic has slowed many human activities, it hasn’t stopped feral hogs from reproducing and causing damage. Throughout 2021, the Cooperative Extension Service, in partnership with the Arkansas […]
Currently, the 2018 Arkansas peanut crop is looking good to excellent. The majority of the peanut fields range in maturity from full pod to beginning seed (Fig. 1). Blooming has […]
Crop Progress “It never rains in Southern California.” That song came on just as we were getting some of the first measurable rainfall in weeks. Just wait a while and […]
Cultural disease management strategies are beneficial in reducing kernel and false smut disease pressure. Historically, both kernel and false smut are severe in late-planted, susceptible rice cultivars raised in a […]
Researchers with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture have been spreading the gospel of cover crops for more than three years now — and they aren’t about to […]
We are picking up headworms in grain sorghum all across the state. We are seeing all three species (corn earworm, fall armyworm and sorghum webworm) in some fields. Corn earworm […]