Texas: Some Rice Was Planted, Despite the Rain

🕔Apr 4, 2019The Texas Rice Crop Survey reports, that as of March 29, about 20% of Texas rice was planted. That’s the good news. The bad news is it’s raining again today. I […]

Texas Field Reports: Peanut Production Acreage Down 43% from 2017

🕔Nov 27, 2018Fewer planted acres, summer drought and late-season rains caused a significant drop in peanut production around the state, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Emi Kimura, […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Wrapping Up Ratoon Rice – Quality Concerns

🕔Nov 26, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 25, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Jimmy Meaux, Calcasieu Parish “Not too much rain fall during last week […]

Texas Field Reports: Wet Conditions Continue to Slow Cotton Harvest, Reduce Quality

🕔Nov 14, 2018Rain continues to cause issues for cotton growers hoping to harvest their crops around the state, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Gaylon Morgan, AgriLife Extension […]

Louisiana Field Reports: 2nd Rice Harvest Begins, Good Initial Yields

🕔Nov 6, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 4, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Stuart Gauthier, Saint Martin Parish “Wet conditions and heavy rains kept fields […]

Texas Field Reports: Pecan Crop Looks Good Despite Rain Losses

🕔Nov 6, 2018An above-average production year for pecan growers could take a hit due to continued wet weather that has delayed harvests and hurt quality, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension […]

Texas Rice: Endigo ZC Gets EPA Crisis Exemption to Control Planthopper

🕔Nov 2, 2018We obtained a Crisis Exemption from EPA for the use of Endigo ZC for control of the rice delphacid/planthopper attacking ratoon rice.  The infestation of this exotic pest occurred late […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Hurried Harvest Between Rains

🕔Oct 30, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 28, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Stuart Gauthier, Saint Martin Parish “Drying conditions toward the end of the […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Ratoon Rice Harvest – Soybean Issues

🕔Oct 22, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 21, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Jimmy Meaux, Calcasieu Parish “Last week was drier but the fields still […]

Texas Rice: Too Much Rain, Look Out for Planthoppers

🕔Oct 5, 2018Well, it just won’t stop raining… I was talking with a rice farmer in Galveston County. He said his area received 40 inches of rain in September! This has got […]

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