Cotton – Midsouth – A Few Bolls Open, Pests Remain Erratic Aug 15, 2019

🕔Aug 15, 2019Midsouth 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 – Coping In An Out-Of-Sync Season – AgFax Jul 11, 2019

🕔Jul 11, 2019Much of the Midsouth cotton crop has hit bloom and the mood among people in the field has noticeably perked up in the past several weeks. Still, the season is largely out of sync. Normally by now, bollworms are turning up in cotton in the southern portion of our coverage area, but the expected flight hasn’t kicked into gear.

Cotton – Midsouth – On The Verge Of Plant Bugs – AgFax Jun 12, 2019

🕔Jun 12, 2019Plant bug numbers are increasing in places and more treatments are being made. No catastrophic situations are being reported but the annual tussle with plant bugs has started. Fleahoppers are more widespread this year in Louisiana. See comments by Sebe Brown.

Cotton – Midsouth – Shortening Maturity In A Late Crop? See Simple Tip From Darrin Dodds – AgFax Midsouth Cotton May 15, 2019

🕔May 15, 2019Owen Taylor, Editor Questions, comments, complaints? My door is always open. Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Midsouth Cotton, sponsored by the Midsouth Cotton Team of AMVAC Chemical Corporation […]

AgFax Rice: Rain Delays Stir Talk Of Prevented Planting Apr 17, 2019

🕔Apr 17, 2019More rain was in the forecast in the Midsouth this week. If the forecast plays true, more planting delays are in the cards. How much that affects final acreage remains […]

Cotton – Midsouth – Picking Starts But Then Stalls Ahead of Hurricane Sep 7, 2018

🕔Sep 7, 2018At least some cotton was picked in Mississippi and Tennessee before Hurricane Gordon touched land on the Gulf Coast.

Cotton – Midsouth – “The Crop Wants To Go Home Early This Year” – AgFax Midsouth Cotton Aug 9, 2018

🕔Aug 9, 2018Cotton continues to run noticeably ahead of schedule through much of the region, plus the crop looks quite promising.

Rice – Midsouth Crop On Hyperdrive, More Draining In Coastal Belt – AgFax Rice Jul 13, 2018

🕔Jul 13, 2018Heading is moving along on a wider basis in the Midsouth. Our contacts in the Delta continue to talk about how fast the crop has progressed. Harvest approaches in Texas, Louisiana.

Cotton – Midsouth – Crop Ahead Of Schedule – So Are Bollworms? – AgFax Midsouth Cotton Jul 12, 2018

🕔Jul 12, 2018Cotton bloomed way ahead of the Fourth of July, thanks to plenty of heat, which also has pushed bollworm moths and egg laying.

Rice: More Coastal Heading, Drought Stalls Delta Flooding – AgFax Rice Jun 15, 2018

🕔Jun 15, 2018If 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.

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