Cotton is blooming widely now. That means it needs rain, which has been spotty, at best, for weeks.
If no widespread rain falls soon in Arkansas, farmers with limited pumping capacity will have to decide whether to put water on rice to maintain floods or irrigate soybeans.
Residual 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.
After all manner of weather delays — either too wet or too dry — a significant portion of the 2018 crop is going to flood this week. Aerial applicators are […]
Cotton is squaring widely now and plant bugs are finding it. Abnormally large bollworm flight taking shape in parts of region, too.
A small amount of heading has been reported in southwest Louisiana and more should start there and in Texas before mid-June.
Planting 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 […]
The Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board invests checkoff funds to improve the sustainability and profitability of the soybean industry in Arkansas. The board’s research investment includes projects conducted by Dr. Gus […]
A host-specific virus is being used to control bollworms and budworms in Arkansas crops. Helicoverpa nucleopolyhedrovirus, or just NPV, does not affect humans, plants or other insects, including those that […]
The Arkansas State Plant Board has approved registration for the Section 18 Emergency Exemption Transform WG for the control of sugarcane aphid on grain sorghum. The exemption notice and forms […]