The 2015 corn and soybean crops made a tough start, especially in Corn Belt states but also in portions of the South. Heavy rains and cold weather delayed planting and/or […]
Peanut Harvest Widens In Southeast, Midsouth – AgFax Sep 19, 2015
Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Peanuts, sponsored by Arysta LifeScience. Owen Taylor, Editor (601-992-9488) Larry Stalcup, Southwest Editor (806-356-6098) OVERVIEW: SOUTHEAST, MIDSOUTH In the Midsouth, digging has started […]
Owen Taylor, Editor More corn, soybean and milo yield reports are filtering into the conversations. Soybean insects remain active in parts of the region. The players include loopers, velvetbean caterpillars […]
Owen Taylor, Editor Subscribe to this report. More open bolls are evident in the lower Southeast in both dryland and irrigated fields. As our contacts continue to note, intense heat […]
Peanuts – Tomato Spotted Wilt – Finding Any? – AgFax Jul 25, 2015
Tomato spotted wilt virus has become more obvious in parts of the Southeast. White mold also has gained more attention in the Southeast over the last week or so.
Loopers are turning up in more soybeans now in both the Southeast and Midsouth. People are finding either soybean or cabbage loopers or some combination of the two. See comments […]
Stink bug treatments are being made on a somewhat wider basis in parts of the region. Plant bugs are still present in some areas and, if anything, have rebounded a […]
Kudzu bugs have started moving into soybeans in parts of Georgia, something that began earlier in portions of the Midsouth. Nothing has hit treatment level, based on this week’s reports. […]
Plant bugs remain a factor but mostly on a variable basis. In parts of our coverage area the pressure is consistent across more fields, while in other places plant bugs […]
Much of the Southeast still needs rain, while the Midsouth remains soggy. More rain in the forecast in the Delta, pushing soybean planting into June.