Cotton bloomed way ahead of the Fourth of July, thanks to plenty of heat, which also has pushed bollworm moths and egg laying.
Bollworm egg laying has started. Concerns linger about how well dual-gene cotton will hold up, based on slippage in the last couple of years.
The nation’s No. 1 rice producer added even more acres this year, and its soybean growers planted the most acres since 1997, according to the Arkansas numbers from Friday’s Acreage […]
Cotton is blooming widely now. That means it needs rain, which has been spotty, at best, for weeks.
Residual herbicides have browned up some cotton more than might be expected, two of our contacts noted this week. The effect has occurred wtith several herbicides and/or adjuvants.
Cotton is squaring widely now and plant bugs are finding it. Abnormally large bollworm flight taking shape in parts of region, too.
Overview When planting conditions finally became favorable the last few days of April, they stayed that way. One of the television weather persons from Little Rock indicated that the high temperatures […]
Planting has stopped in places where growers have either run out of moisture or are waiting for soils to dry out. How much later people will plant cotton remains an open […]
Delays abound. Will Delta farmers buckle down and plant the last acres late? The price of soybeans may influence how long growers will keep cotton seed flowing.
Much 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 […]