U.S. Crop Production: Corn, Soybean, Cotton All Down from Oct. – USDA

🕔Nov 8, 2018Corn production is forecast at 14.6 billion bushels, down 1 percent from the October forecast but up less than 1 percent from last year. Based on conditions as of November […]

Louisiana Field Reports: 2nd Rice Harvest Begins, Good Initial Yields

🕔Nov 6, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 4, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Stuart Gauthier, Saint Martin Parish “Wet conditions and heavy rains kept fields […]

Louisiana Citrus: Early, Sweet Crop Despite Cold Winter

🕔Nov 1, 2018Citrus growers were concerned that the cold temperatures last winter would destroy this year’s crop. But that has not been the case. Barton Joffrion, LSU AgCenter horticulture agent in Terrebonne […]

Louisiana Citrus: Disease, Insects Causing Concern for Growers

🕔Oct 31, 2018As the citrus harvest ramps up in Louisiana, some growers have discovered internal dry rot of fruit this year. Mature fruit looks otherwise healthy from the outside, but internal dry […]

Florida: $158 Mln in Ag Losses from Michael

🕔Oct 30, 2018Hurricane Michael caused production losses totaling $158 million for Florida’s agricultural industries in the 2018-19 growing season, according to economists with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural […]

Louisiana Citrus: Canker Disease Recently Found in 2 Parishes

🕔Oct 12, 2018Citrus canker, a serious disease of citrus, was recently found on trees in East Baton Rouge and Livingston parishes, according to LSU AgCenter plant doctor Raj Singh. Citrus canker is […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Daily Rains Negatively Affecting Crops

🕔Oct 2, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 30, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Vincent Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish “Too Much Rain!! What is left of […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Wet Conditions Slow Harvest

🕔Sep 25, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 23, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Todd Fontenot, Evangeline Parish “Recent rainfall halted harvest of all crops. Wet […]

North Florida Citrus: Apopka Weevil Discovered in Jefferson County

🕔Sep 17, 2018Citrus production in North Florida is expanding rapidly in response to the devastation of citrus in Central and South Florida due to citrus greening disease. Citrus acreage in southern Georgia […]

Citrus Greening Prevention – Focus of $1.2Bln Research Project

🕔Aug 1, 2018Citrus greening, also known as Huanglongbing disease, has devastated citrus fruit crops in Florida, Texas and California. USDA has funded citrus greening prevention research with a $1.2 billion grant. The project […]

The Latest


Send press releases to Ernst@Agfax.com.

View All Events


Send press releases to Ernst@Agfax.com.

View All Events