Louisiana: Corn Harvest Off to Disappointing Start Aug 21, 2019

🕔Aug 21, 2019Corn harvest in Louisiana is underway, and this year’s crop is not expected to set any records. LSU AgCenter corn specialist Dan Fromme said yields appear to be down by […]

Louisiana Corn: Wet Spring Conducive to Potassium Deficiency Jun 3, 2019

🕔Jun 3, 2019The wet spring has created soil conditions that are not conducive to good corn root growth and development. Potassium (K) deficiency in corn is one result of these conditions. The […]

Cotton – Midsouth – Shortening Maturity In A Late Crop? See Simple Tip From Darrin Dodds – AgFax Midsouth Cotton May 15, 2019

🕔May 15, 2019Owen Taylor, Editor Questions, comments, complaints? My door is always open. Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Midsouth Cotton, sponsored by the Midsouth Cotton Team of AMVAC Chemical Corporation […]

AgFax Midsouth Cotton: At This Rate, Will There Be Enough Seed And Gins? May 3, 2019

🕔May 3, 2019Owen Taylor, Editor OVERVIEW Cotton planting gained momentum this week with nearly ideal conditions across a wide area…up to a point. Rain is in the forecast late in the week […]

Louisiana: Crop Acreage Mix Expected to Change in 2019 Mar 1, 2019

🕔Mar 1, 2019Projections indicate that corn and cotton acreage will increase this year but less grain sorghum and soybeans will be grown, an LSU AgCenter economist said at an AgCenter crops and […]

Louisiana Cotton: Harvest Yields Mixed Reactions Nov 9, 2018

🕔Nov 9, 2018Louisiana’s 2018 cotton crop is being harvested with mixed reactions. “A lot of people were happy; a lot of people were sad,” said LSU AgCenter cotton specialist Dan Fromme. Northwest […]

Louisiana Sorghum: Extension Urges Growers to Give It a 2nd Try Nov 8, 2018

🕔Nov 8, 2018Louisiana’s grain sorghum acreage has dwindled in the past few years to a tiny fraction of what was grown just a decade ago — a shift driven by a shrinking […]

Louisiana: Check Soils for Compaction Layers Sep 26, 2018

🕔Sep 26, 2018Over the past couple of growing season, soil compaction has been a hindrance in many fields across Louisiana.  Soil compaction was evident by observing reduced crop growth and development in […]

Cotton – Midsouth – Harvest Still Held Hostage By The Weather – AgFax Sep 13, 2018

🕔Sep 13, 2018In the Delta, defoliation applications and a small amount of picking have started up again in parts of the region after rains over the last week put things on hold. A […]

Louisiana Corn: Busy Harvesting, Average Yields Aug 24, 2018

🕔Aug 24, 2018Corn producers are working quickly to get this year’s corn harvest complete. Spotty afternoon rain showers slowed the harvest for some, but more favorable weather recently has allowed farmers the […]

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