Hurricane Laura threatens crops on a wide basis, especially on the western side of the Midsouth.
Yields remain promising in Texas and southwest Louisiana. Hurricane Hannah delivered plenty of rain to the coastal rice belt and pushed over some rice, but the storm could have been worse.
Bollworms have blown up on a wide basis and plant bugs remain active in parts of the region.
Just when Midsouth rice really needs sunshine, overcast skies have been lingering over a wide part of the region. Rainy conditions account for part of the cloud cover, but dust from Africa’s Saharan Desert adds to the effect.
Laykyn Rainbolt, Contributing Editor Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Midsouth Cotton, sponsored by the Midsouth Cotton Team of Amvac Chemical Corporation. Subscribe OVERVIEW Blooms are appearing […]
A stretch of mostly dry weather has settled over the region and is helping bring along the crop. People do hope it doesn't remain too dry for too long.
Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Rice, sponsored by the Southern rice team of Corteva Agriscience. Subscribe OVERVIEW Midsouth rice planting will likely wind down over the […]
Laykyn Rainbolt, Contributing Editor Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Midsouth Cotton, sponsored by the Midsouth Cotton Team of Amvac Chemical Corporation. Subscribe OVERVIEW Midsouth cotton planting […]
After weeks of doing almost nothing, Midsouth farmers finally caught a substantial break in the weather and have been planting ahead of the next weather system.
Farmers take advantage of open weather in parts of the region but colder temperatures are in the forecast. That may punch the pause button for some growers, especially in the upper Midsouth.