Soybean Planting In South Stalls Widely – Too Wet Or Too Dry – AgFax

🕔May 15, 2015Soil moisture issues – either too much or too little of it – continue to dictate whether growers plant or wait. Moisture ran short in many areas last week in […]

Cotton – Midsouth Planting Progress, Weed Issues – AgFax

🕔May 14, 2015Weed control will be complicated where farmers did not apply herbicides at or just after planting and hard-to-control weeds started emerging with the cotton.  

Southern Corn – More Rain Delays And Chance For Smaller Plantings – AgFax

🕔Apr 17, 2015Rains over the last week have continued to put corn planting on hold across parts of the South. We’re still hearing about scattered areas where only 10% of the crop […]

Southern Grains: Soybean Insects Abound, Milo’s New Aphid Moves East – AgFax

🕔Aug 8, 2014Soybean insects are not letting up, although in some areas pest pressure remains light. Sugarcane aphids remain a perplexing problem in the Midsouth. Now confirmed in Tennessee and SE Alabama.

Rice: Initial Yield Reports From S. Louisiana; Midsouth Starts Draining – AgFax

🕔Aug 7, 2014Draining has started in the Midsouth on some early-planted fields. A few preliminary yields trickled in this week from south Louisiana. It’s too early to say how the crop will […]

Cotton In The Midsouth – Plant Bugs Range From Light To Horrible – AgFax

🕔Aug 6, 2014Plant bugs range from barely there to something best described as heavy, horrible or hard to control. Why so much difference? In some cases, people tightened intervals early and were […]

Southern Soybean Insects – This Week, You Got ‘Em Or You Don’t – AgFax

🕔Jul 11, 2014Corn earworms may be the next point of focus in soybeans, especially in the Midsouth where moths are swarming in some fields and Extension workers are reporting higher counts in […]

Rice: Early Heading In Midsouth; Harvest Starts – Guess Where? – AgFax

🕔Jul 10, 2014First heads are being found in the Midsouth, even into the upper part of the region. The heads are turning up in scattered locations planted early before spring rains put […]

Cotton In Midsouth – Plant Bugs Build, Odd Armyworm Situation – AgFax

🕔Jul 9, 2014Plant bugs are building on a wider basis. Angus Catchot, Miss. Extenstion Entomologist, said this week that he’s observed grass-strain fall armyworms eating into stems on Bollgard II cotton.

Midsouth Wheat Harvest, Doublecrop Soybeans Delayed By Monsoon – AgFax

🕔Jun 12, 2014Heavy rains – mainly in the Midsouth but also in parts of the Southeast – created a new set of challenges this week for farmers across most crops. Totals of […]

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