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.

Cotton – Midsouth – Weather Pushes Farmers Into Corner On Last Acres – AgFax

🕔May 31, 2018Planting has stopped in places where growers have either run out of moisture or are waiting for soils to dry out. How much later people will plant cotton remains an open […]

Cotton – Midsouth – Planting Delays With Last Acres – Soybeans Ahead? – AgFax

🕔May 24, 2018Delays abound. Will Delta farmers buckle down and plant the last acres late? The price of soybeans may influence how long growers will keep cotton seed flowing.

Cotton – Midsouth: Herbicides And Seed Are Waiting For Rain – AgFax

🕔May 18, 2018Much of the 2018 Midsouth cotton crop has now been planted, based on this week’s reports. We’re hearing about planting winding down on a localized basis from Louisiana to Missouri. While plenty […]

Cotton – Delta – Spring Has Sprung, Planters Rolling – AgFax Midsouth Cotton

🕔May 2, 2018Bigger plantings expected across states – with one exception. How much it rains with next front could influence how the region’s final acreage trends.

Louisiana: Harvey Creates Problems for Farmers

🕔Sep 1, 2017Farmers Adam Habetz and Josh Sikes were getting their first look at their crops on Aug. 30 just after Tropical Storm Harvey had passed over western Calcasieu Parish. “I was […]

Louisiana: Row Rice, Nematodes Featured at Field Tour

🕔Jul 31, 2017Experts from the LSU AgCenter, United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resource Conservation Service and Farm Service Agency, and Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry highlighted agriculture production best management […]

Louisiana: False Ragweed Becoming Major Row-Crop Pest

🕔Jul 17, 2017An LSU AgCenter weed scientist speaking at a field day on July 13 at the Dean Lee Research and Extension Center warned farmers about ragweed infestations in their fields. The […]

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