Arkansas Soybeans, Sorghum: Biopesticide Used to Control Bollworm and Budworm

🕔Apr 10, 2018A 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 […]

Arkansas Sorghum: Transform WG Approved for Sugarcane Aphids

🕔Mar 28, 2018The 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 […]

Arkansas Sorghum: Managing Sugarcane Aphids

🕔Mar 6, 2018Arkansas grain sorghum acreage has varied dramatically over the last few years due to grain prices and more recently due to the threat of sugarcane aphid. In 2017, Arkansas producers […]

Arkansas Rice: Combining Seed Treatments; Enterprise Budgets

🕔Feb 14, 2018Combining Insecticide Seed Treatments for Rice We are getting a lot of calls on “overlaying” another insecticide seed treatment on top of seed already treated with an insecticide seed treatment. […]

Arkansas Soybeans: Will Frigid Temps Decimate Redbanded Stink Bugs?

🕔Jan 10, 2018As temperatures across Arkansas muddled about at or below freezing much of the last two weeks, one could almost hear entomologists throughout the region raising a glass to the seasonal […]

Cotton – Midsouth – Picking Starts, More Defoliation Underway – AgFax

🕔Sep 15, 2017Too much rain and cloudy weather have clearly taken a toll on cotton in parts of our coverage area. Much of the damage – boll rot, hardlocking and fruit shed – […]

AgFax Midsouth Cotton: More Defoliation On Tap As Weather Opens Up

🕔Sep 8, 2017Defoliation started on a limited basis. mainly in the week before Harvey. More rain fell in the region after Harvey’s passage, triggered by a cold front that moved through the Delta […]

Rice – Hurricane Harvey Takes A Wide Economic Toll – AgFax

🕔Sep 2, 2017A wide portion of the Arkansas crop went down. Rice also lodged to varying degrees in Mississippi and northeast Louisiana. Some yield will be lost and quality issues could arise […]

Cotton – Midsouth – Harvey Dumps Rain, Uncertainty On The Crop – AgFax

🕔Sep 1, 2017What remains of Hurricane Harvey moved into the Midsouth to varying degrees and could likely effect areas in western and northern Alabama along the way. This is not a good situation.

AgFax Rice Midsouth/Texas: Hurricane Harvey Adds A Major Complication

🕔Aug 24, 2017Rice harvest has gained momentum in Arkansas and Mississippi. Early yield reports from southeast Arkansas are quite good. A small amount of cutting has even started in northeast Arkansas. See comments by Jarrod Hardke.  Much […]

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