Arkansas Insects: Moth Numbers Spiking, Plant Bugs Moving into Cotton

🕔Jul 9, 2019Soybean This past week much of the state saw a sharp increase in moth catches. This is right on time with our usual July 4th bollworm flight.  Most years these moths […]

Arkansas: Keep an Eye Open for These Insect Pests

🕔Jun 21, 2019Soybean A few people have called this past week about finding 4 or 5 small corn earworms per 25 sweeps in blooming soybeans. In this situation the corn earworm virus […]

Arkansas: Crop Pest Influx Complicates Difficult Growing Season

🕔Jun 14, 2019Arkansas farmers besieged by floodwaters, rain-filled forecasts and sprouting weeds are seeing another threat crawling toward their valuable crops in the form of numerous, hungry pests. What’s happening in Arkansas’ […]

Louisiana Rice: New Varieties Show Promise

🕔Feb 26, 2019With planting only weeks away, LSU AgCenter rice experts held a meeting on Feb. 21 in Manssura  to bring farmers up to date on what they should consider in the […]

Louisiana Rice: 2017 Acres Down 8%; Rice Water Weevils, Mexican Corn Borer Expected

🕔May 29, 2017This year’s Louisiana rice planting, estimated at 400,000 acres, is 8% less than last year, according to LSU AgCenter rice extension specialist Dustin Harrell.  AgCenter estimates for the 2016 crop were […]

Louisiana Rice: Specialists Discuss Current Conditions at Field Day

🕔Jul 17, 2014Rice farmers heard from LSU AgCenter experts on July 17 talking about their research and the 2014 rice crop. Johnny Saichuk, LSU AgCenter rice specialist, said the crop is doing […]

Louisiana Rice: High Numbers of Rice Water Weevils

🕔Jul 7, 2014Looks like we may have turned the corner on both the weather and the rice crop this week. Every time we have a period of heavy rain the next several […]

Mississippi Rice: Watch for Water Weevils

🕔May 16, 2014It’s important to scout fields closely for feeding by adult weevils, especially in fields that have experienced a lot of rainfall.

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