Excessively hot weather in the Midsouth continues to raise concerns about grain quality and maybe yields. Harvest activity has widened in coastal areas, probably more so in Louisiana than in […]
Insects are on the upswing in places. Draining has started in southwest Louisiana on a very limited basis. In parts of coastal Texas more rice is headed and the first […]
Bollworm moth counts have taken a big pop in Arkansas and parts of Alabama. Tobacco budworm moth numbers are high in portions of Alabama, as well. See comments by Gus […]
Much of our coverage area now falls into two categories – needing rain or needing anything but rain.
A small amount of acreage in southwest Louisiana already is at green ring but has not gone to flood yet. Plenty of rice in coastal Texas is ready for the […]
Owen Taylor, Editor Subscribe to this free email advisory In Georgia, soybean harvest has started or will begin shortly in early planted indeterminate varieties. Based on feedback from the field […]
As rice harvest in the Midsouth continues, averages are clearly off compared to recent seasons. How much they’ve fallen varies by location, planting date, weather patterns and other factors.
Soybean loopers are being treated on a wider basis this week in both the Southeast and Delta. The insect is early, which raises prospects for late, lingering infestations.
Stink bug treatments are being made on a limited basis in early-planted soybeans. No significant worm pressure is being reported in beans, although moth flights are shaping up in places […]
In Texas, a little more of the early rice is turning. Heavy rains over the weekend triggered flooding in parts of Arkansas.