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    Cotton – Midsouth – Spider Mites Festering, Plant Bug Building In Spots – AgFax Jul 8, 2016

    🕔Jul 8, 2016
    Plant bugs are around but not in consistent numbers across the region. Treatment activity is picking up in places, but a number of our contacts over the last 2 weeks […]

    Cotton – Midsouth – Thrips Prompt Treatments In Lower Region – AgFax May 13, 2016

    🕔May 13, 2016
    Thrips pressure is picking up in Louisiana. Cutworms are still a factor in places but have eased up in some areas where they inflicted early damage.  

    Cotton – Midsouth – Louisiana Dryland Crop Takes A Hit – AgFax Jul 30, 2015

    🕔Jul 30, 2015
    Lack of rain and excessive heat have taken a toll on Louisiana’s dryland cotton. Rainfall continues to favor the upper Midsouth. Rains developed last week and into this week in parts […]

    Soybeans – South – Kudzu Bugs Out Of Lull, Gaining Ground – AgFax Jul 3, 2015

    🕔Jul 3, 2015
    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 […]

    Cotton – Delta – Plant Bugs And Mites Bear Watching – AgFax Jul 1, 2015

    🕔Jul 1, 2015
    Plant bugs remain a factor. Spider mites are building in some cotton, prompting more treatments. Aphids are around, and some applications are being made.

    Cotton – Midsouth – Tough Decisions About Late Planting – AgFax Jun 5, 2015

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    🕔Jun 5, 2015
    The region appears to be getting a break in the weather. Drier and warmer conditions have settled into the Midsouth, at least through this week. In many areas it will […]

    Soybeans In Midsouth – Planting Shifts Into Gear Again – AgFax Jun 5, 2015

    🕔Jun 5, 2015
    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.

    Delta Soybean Yields Start Strong; Sugarcane Aphid Marches On – AgFax Aug 29, 2014

    🕔Aug 29, 2014
    Soybean harvest widened in the Midsouth, with impressive early yields. Florida and Georgia reported that the voracious sugarcane aphid had been found in grain sorghum in their states. The three […]

    Cotton – Midsouth – Bolls Opening, Early Defoliation Nears – AgFax Aug 27, 2014

    🕔Aug 27, 2014
    Insect control has been terminated on more cotton in the last week. Most treatments after this week will likely be in late cotton. Bolls are opening on a wider basis. […]

    Southern Grain: Enough Insects; Corn Harvest; Sugarcane Aphids – AgFax Aug 1, 2014

    🕔Aug 1, 2014
    Corn harvest has started in more areas in the lower South. Initial yield reports range from average to good. Southern rust may have taken the top off what might have […]

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