Texas Field Reports: Catfish Production Down but Producers Faring Well

🕔Nov 21, 2017Texas catfish production is down, but that’s not bad news for fish producers around the state, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Todd Sink, AgriLife Extension fisheries […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Sugarcane Harvest Passes Halfway Mark

🕔Nov 20, 2017Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 19, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Vincent Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish “Sugarcane and second rice crop harvest continued. […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Ideal Conditions for Sugarcane, Ratoon Rice Harvest

🕔Nov 13, 2017Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 12, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Vincent Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish  “Sugarcane and second crop rice harvest continued […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Rains Slow Field Work, Ratoon Rice Harvest Well Underway

🕔Nov 7, 2017Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 5, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Vincent Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish “Sugarcane harvest proceeded well with favorable yields. […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Ratoon Rice Harvest Reporting Good Yields

🕔Oct 30, 2017Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 29, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Vincent Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish “After a couple of frosty mornings, spring […]

Louisiana: Harvey Creates Problems for Farmers

🕔Sep 1, 2017Farmers Adam Habetz and Josh Sikes were getting their first look at their crops on Aug. 30 just after Tropical Storm Harvey had passed over western Calcasieu Parish. “I was […]

Arkansas Rice: Rains Put Damper on Harvest, in Field Sprouting a Concern

🕔Aug 14, 2017Crop Progress “I’m no stranger to the rain…”  This is getting out of hand.  While much of the state has missed recent forecast rainy weather, it seems most caught it […]

Texas Rice: Learning More About the Rice Planthopper in Nicaragua

🕔Jun 23, 2017I made a mistake in my last article. I wrote that Entrust has a label to control fall armyworm in organic rice. In fact, Entrust does not have a label […]

Mo Way on Texas Rice: Update on Rice Planthopper

🕔Jan 23, 2017Well, off to a soggy start for the New Year. On January 18, I drove through Houston to participate in the Western Rice Belt Production Conference in El Campo. Many […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Ratoon Rice Harvest Winding Down; Little Interest in Wheat Planting

🕔Nov 8, 2016Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 6, 2016. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Carol Pinnell-Alison, Franklin Parish “All harvest is complete for maybe a few […]

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