Arkansas Rice: Sprouting Heads; Rising Water Levels; Harvest Delays

🕔Aug 24, 2016Growers across Arkansas and Louisiana are reeling after weeklong rains have caused flooding and created a delay for many farmers preparing for harvest. At Florenden Farms in northeast Arkansas, Ryan […]

Arkansas Sorghum: Pre-Harvest Sprouting Prevalent Following Last Week’s Rains

🕔Aug 23, 2016As many of you are becoming aware, the rain event last week has caused much of our grain sorghum to sprout in the head. The extent of damage is still […]

Louisiana Grain Sorghum: High Humidity and Temperatures Lead to Sprouting

🕔Aug 19, 2016During the past week, Louisiana has experienced pre-harvest sprouting of grain sorghum due to the heavy amounts of rainfall. A significant portion of the state received at least 6-10 inches […]

Arkansas Rice: Premature Sprouting from High Temps and Persistent Rain

🕔Aug 17, 2016Heavy rains throughout the state combined with high temperatures have begun to trigger instances of rice prematurely sprouting from panicles, a phenomenon that will likely result in milling and yield […]

Illinois: “…Another 7 days without rain we’re gonna be hurting.” – DTN

🕔Jun 16, 2016Rain — water droplets that have condensed from the atmosphere and fallen to the ground — is a major component of the water cycle and responsible for depositing most of […]

Nebraska Field Reports: Planting Between and After the Rains

🕔May 20, 2016Paul Hay, Extension Educator in Gage County: We’re seeing some frost damage to corn tip leaves and minor wireworm damage in corn. Some soybean stands are uneven, slow growing, and […]

Argentina Soybean Crop: Rain Devastates Potential Bumper Crop – DTN

🕔May 11, 2016Argentina was well on course for a bumper soybean crop until the rain started falling in April. Showers were incessant for most of the month across the north of the […]

Mississippi: Rain Keeps Coming as Flood Waters Continue to Rise

🕔Mar 11, 2016According to the National Weather Service, parts of Mississippi have received eight to 10 inches of rain over the last 24 hours, with more rainfall in the forecast. Parts of […]

Georgia: 3 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas

🕔Jan 21, 2016USDA has designated Emanuel, Jenkins and Wayne counties in Georgia as a primary natural disaster area due to damages and losses caused by excessive rain and moisture that occurred from Aug. 24, […]

Iowa: Flooding Causes Risk for Soil, Nutrient and Fertilizer Loss – DTN

🕔Dec 16, 2015December in Iowa isn’t usually known for its flood warnings. But with almost every river in the state swelling to near-record levels for this time of year, farmers are getting […]

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