Louisiana: Check Soils for Compaction Layers

🕔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, 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, 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 […]

Louisiana: Herbicide Issues Highlight Field Day

🕔Jul 24, 2018Dry weather in northeast Louisiana during the early summer came to an end and drove participants indoors for the annual interagency rolling crop field tour held July 17 at the […]

Cotton – Midsouth – Crop Ahead Of Schedule – So Are Bollworms? – AgFax Midsouth Cotton

🕔Jul 12, 2018Cotton bloomed way ahead of the Fourth of July, thanks to plenty of heat, which also has pushed bollworm moths and egg laying.

Cotton – Midsouth – Plant Bugs Ramp Up, Bollworms Flight Taking Shape – AgFax

🕔Jul 6, 2018Bollworm egg laying has started. Concerns linger about how well dual-gene cotton will hold up, based on slippage in the last couple of years.

Cotton – Midsouth – Plant Bugs Forcing More Treatment Decisions – AgFax Midsouth Cotton

🕔Jun 28, 2018Plant bug numbers are picking up on a wider basis and more applications are being made. No huge numbers are being reported. Some fields are on their second spray. Immatures are […]

Cotton – Midsouth – Cotton Blooming Now – Needs Rain – AgFax Midsouth Cotton

🕔Jun 21, 2018Cotton is blooming widely now. That means it needs rain, which has been spotty, at best, for weeks.

Cotton – Midsouth – Residual Herbicide Burn – More Than Usual? -AgFax Midsouth Cotton

🕔Jun 14, 2018Residual 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 – Midsouth – Plant Bugs Moving, Bollworms Stage Big, Early Flight – AgFax

🕔Jun 7, 2018Cotton is squaring widely now and plant bugs are finding it. Abnormally large bollworm flight taking shape in parts of region, too.

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