Tempers are running hot this year, as dicamba injury surfaces for a fifth year and EPA seeks to evaluate the success of the 2020 dicamba labels.
In recent years, one of the most common questions we get asked by producers whose soybeans have been injured with dicamba is, “Is there anything I can do about it?”
Rain continues over much of the Midsouth providing a break from many pests for some but creating difficulties with Pix applications. Many areas saw rain for four days straight over the weekend, and there’s more in the forecast for this weekend. Just as the cotton was starting to pick back up, more water.
Plant bugs continue to increase across the board, and most fields are requiring multiple applications as adults move back in. Bollworm numbers are expected to rise in the next week based on time of year and egg reports.
In May 2019 when torrential rains hit Stillwater, much of downtown was protected from catastrophic flooding by a dry dam and spillway structure that few people would notice driving past […]
Midsouth Cotton: Pest Populations Rising — And It Hurts Worse After a Rough Start to Planting Jul 2, 2021
Plant bugs continue to increase, and bollworm populations are expected to rise soon as more corn hits brown silk. Plant bugs have been at treatment level in many areas for about two weeks and continue to require treatments. Stink bug populations are also rising, and redbanded stink bugs have been spotted in very low numbers.
With support from the United Soybean Board, in 2019 and 2020 we conducted a screening of 212 waterhemp populations from 7 different states to characterize their abilities to withstand applications […]
If you ever needed evidence that life isn’t fair, the radar maps from the storm systems that have moved across the country this past week should suffice. For some, the […]
Dakota Access Pipeline Lawsuit Dismissed – DTN Jun 24, 2021
A federal judge dismissed an ongoing lawsuit against the Dakota Access pipeline on Tuesday, leaving open the possibility for future litigation as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues an […]
Developing potential tropical storm (Claudette) threatens growers with crops already underwater from last week’s rains that hit south Arkansas, north Louisiana and parts of Mississippi hard. Other areas are looking to irrigate fields by this weekend without a rain.