Arkansas Rice: High Grain Moisture Delays Harvest Sep 20, 2021
This rice will not dry! Mid to late April rice seemingly ready for harvest is having a hard time letting go lately. Moisture continues to hold in the upper teens […]
The weather is cooperating with some areas more than others. East Louisiana and Arkansas are experiencing perfect harvest weather, but it’s been raining in south Mississippi for four days with another week of rain in the forecast.
Warm sunny days, check. Low humidity and dew points, check. Dry breeze, check. Falling moisture and rapid grain maturity, check. Major harvest progress, check check! It’s amazing what can happen […]
Laykyn Rainbolt, Contributing Editor Katie Humphreys, Editor Ernst Undesser, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Midsouth Cotton, sponsored by the Midsouth Cotton Team of AMVAC. Subscribe OVERVIEW Cotton defoliation […]
Most of the cotton is past the point of scouting for insects, a welcomed time by growers and consultants. Most expect a large harvest in October.
Early harvest reports continue to sound very good. Milling yields have been a mixed bag however. Conditions during grain fill combined with rice stink bug pressure may explain the variability […]
Based on USDA-FSA there were approximately 34,000 acres of peanut planted in Arkansas. This is 8% fewer acres than planted in 2020 (37,000). Some of this had to do with […]
Midsouth Cotton: Cotton Hasn’t Been Let Loose But Harvest Is In Full Swing for Other Crops Aug 27, 2021
Last pest applications are going out on cotton before it’s turned loose. The end is definitely a welcomed sight this year.
As we approach grain sorghum harvest, many are considering using a harvest aid. There are pros and cons to using a harvest aid. The greatest benefits are that they can […]
Arkansas growers will be paying closer attention to their weather apps with development of Tropical Depression 9 and a forecast path that could bring the storm’s wind and rain to […]