The 2021 growing season has not been a good one for cotton producers in the Western Panhandle of Florida. An overabundance of rain, lack of sunshine, and poor overall conditions […]
A lawsuit against USDA challenging the Beef Checkoff program will be allowed to continue after a federal court on Wednesday denied the agency’s motion to dismiss. Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund, […]
Southeast Cotton: End of Season Comments Sep 24, 2021
The Southeast is nearing the end of a late season. With stink bugs and other pests still lingering, growers anticipate defoliation.
Southeast Cotton: Pest Management Finally Winds Down Sep 17, 2021
The need for insect control is finally coming to an end in the Southeast. Stink bugs are still challenging later-planted cotton, but good weather is encouraging quick maturity and a long-awaited defoliation.
The peanut crop continues to advance. In the aGDD Tracker below you can see that all of the March and most of the April planted peanuts have reached or pasted optimum maturity […]
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The Southeast is examining crops after Hurricane Ida made her landfall.
The days keep ticking by as we progress through this 2021 crop year. As you can see in the aGDD Tracker below, most March and early April planted fields have reached or […]
Florida: Peanut Rust Found, Scout Your Fields Aug 30, 2021
As we near the end of August, many peanut fields in the Panhandle range from 100 to 125 days after planting (DAP). This late in the season, some growers are […]
Southeast Cotton: Insect Pressure Still on the Rise Aug 27, 2021
The Southeast is still seeing treatable amounts of insects across most fields and are anxiously awaiting crop maturity where the plant can withstand the bugs. After a late start for almost everyone, applications are still being made as September approaches. In fact, some areas are battling the highest pressures yet this season, making this an even longer growing season than normal.