Rice – Coastal harvest resumes, Midsouth edges towards combines cranking up. Nice yields expected.
The heaviest bollworm egg lay in several years has progressed through a significant portion of the region.
Rice Harvest Starts In South Louisiana – AgFax Jul 9, 2020
Heading has begun in a few more fields in Arkansas and Mississippi, and more heads should be coming out next week.
Persistent rain in parts of the Midsouth is complicating application timing and raising concerns about wash-offs.
Growing conditions take a turn for the better in the Midsouth, but much of the crop is running well behind schedule.
A dry spell is in the forecast for up to 10 days. Among other things, that probably will trigger more pest pressure. The loss of dicamba registrations further complicates the season.
After weeks of frequent fronts and thunderstorms -- plus cold weather -- farmers are moving into warmer weather and maybe a drier pattern. They need it to finish planting in May.
Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Rice, sponsored by the Southern rice team of Corteva Agriscience. Subscribe OVERVIEW Rice harvest continues in the coastal belt of Texas […]
Cotton – Midsouth – Pest Pressure Mounts – AgFax Aug 8, 2019
Pest pressure is mounting. Plant bug numbers continue to build in many areas, prompting treatment. In parts of the Midsouth, bollworm moths are moving north and laying eggs. Where worms have nestled deep in the canopy, treatment results have been problematic at times.
Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Rice, sponsored by the Southern rice team of Corteva Agriscience. Subscribe OVERVIEW Harvest progressed only slightly in the coastal rice belt […]