Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Rice, sponsored by the Southern rice team of Corteva Agriscience. Subscribe OVERVIEW Rain continues to create problems. Yet again, planting has […]
More 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 […]
More rice harvest is underway in the Midsouth. Yields vary widely but continue to be lower than usual in many areas.
Kudzu bugs are building on a wider basis this week. They appear to be turning up more solidly in 2015 in Georgia and South Carolina. More Louisiana parishes are on the […]
“Even though this crop was delayed (in south Louisiana) with all the bad weather and didn’t seem to grow quickly, development isn’t far behind normal, maybe a week.”
Rice water weevils are making an early appearance in Arkansas, Texas and maybe some additional areas. See comments by Gus Lorenz and M.O. Way.
Midsouth farmers have caught a stretch of dry weather, which should boost crop development and allow growers to finish planting full-season soybeans and catch up on herbicide applications.
At least some replanting will be needed in corn, grain sorghum, soybeans and rice in portions of Arkansas. Much of this appears to be linked to rapid soil drying and […]
Replanting decisions are being made in both coastal Texas and parts of the Delta in some fields that farmers were able to plant earlier. Heavy rain and cool weather stalled […]
Planting progress ranges from zero to 100%, depending on the area and how far south it is. Portions of the lower Southeast wrapped up corn planting early enough that older […]