Rice – Coastal harvest resumes, Midsouth edges towards combines cranking up. Nice yields expected.
Yields remain promising in Texas and southwest Louisiana. Hurricane Hannah delivered plenty of rain to the coastal rice belt and pushed over some rice, but the storm could have been worse.
Yield reports from southwest Louisiana are exceptionally strong.
Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Rice, sponsored by the Southern rice team of Corteva Agriscience. Subscribe OVERVIEW Harvest is gaining a bit of momentum in southwest […]
Rice Harvest Starts In South Louisiana – AgFax Jul 9, 2020
Heading has begun in a few more fields in Arkansas and Mississippi, and more heads should be coming out next week.
Just when Midsouth rice really needs sunshine, overcast skies have been lingering over a wide part of the region. Rainy conditions account for part of the cloud cover, but dust from Africa’s Saharan Desert adds to the effect.
The Midsouth crop continues to run late but improved growing conditions have settled over the Delta states.
Growing conditions take a turn for the better in the Midsouth, but much of the crop is running well behind schedule.
Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Rice, sponsored by the Southern rice team of Corteva Agriscience. Subscribe OVERVIEW Midsouth rice planting will likely wind down over the […]
Rains continue delaying rice planting in the Midsouth and some farmers may take the prevented-planting option on the last of their crop.