Arkansas: Late-Planted Crops a Haven for Pests Sep 13, 2019
When relentless spring rains pushed the planting window wide open, entomologists predicted problems for Arkansas row-crops. That has certainly proven true for the state’s late-planted cotton, soybeans and rice, said […]
Southern Corn: Growing It Strong and Tall – DTN Sep 13, 2019
Under a darkening sky during the latest rain, Perry Galloway stood alongside a healthy corn crop. The Gregory, Arkansas, grower and aerial applicator was pleased with what he saw even […]
Arkansas Corn: What Does Harvest Hold in Store? Aug 30, 2019
The Arkansas corn harvest is going to be a drawn out affair this year. “Think back to the planting season when corn was planted from March through June,” said Jason […]
David Bennett, Contributing Editor Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Midsouth Cotton, sponsored by the Midsouth Cotton Team of AMVAC Chemical Corporation. Subscribe OVERVIEW More bolls […]
More bolls are opening, and a limited amount of defoliation might crank up this week in Louisiana (if it hasn’t already).
Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Rice, sponsored by the Southern rice team of Corteva Agriscience. Subscribe OVERVIEW Rice harvest continues in the coastal belt of Texas […]
Midsouth cotton continues to rebound after an unusually shaky start. A few more bolls are opening. Pest-wise, bollworms are a top concern. Three-gene cotton is holding up well despite massive moth flights in places. High plant bug populations also continue through much of the region.
Cotton – Midsouth – Pest Pressure Mounts – AgFax Aug 8, 2019
Pest pressure is mounting. Plant bug numbers continue to build in many areas, prompting treatment. In parts of the Midsouth, bollworm moths are moving north and laying eggs. Where worms have nestled deep in the canopy, treatment results have been problematic at times.
More fields are at cutout or approaching it. Those fall into that general category of “cotton planted on time,” which is a smaller-than-average part of the crop this year through much of our coverage area. Open weather has mostly been the case since our last report, but rains continue in parts of Louisiana where Hurricane Barry dumped substantial amounts a couple of weeks ago.
Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Rice, sponsored by the Southern rice team of Corteva Agriscience. Subscribe OVERVIEW Draining is starting on a wide basis in southwest […]