Louisiana Soybeans: Applying Harvest Aids Aug 20, 2021
Use of a herbicide as a desiccant in soybean has become popular to potentially improve harvest efficiency in Louisiana. Herbicides such as paraquat, Aim, Sharpen, and sodium chlorate are labeled […]
Louisiana Cotton: Plant Bug Identification, Control Jun 23, 2021
With Louisiana experiencing warm days and adequate moisture, much of the cotton has grown out of the thrips susceptibility stage (1-4 leaf cotton) and is beginning to put on squares. […]
One of the most important decisions producers must make when planting soybeans in Louisiana is planting date. Soybeans have the utility to be planted in early March to late June. […]
Hurricane Laura threatens crops on a wide basis, especially on the western side of the Midsouth.
Listen to recorded version here. The big news is that two potential tropical systems are coming this way. Some models show one or both of them barreling straight towards Louisiana. […]
Laykyn Rainbolt, Contributing Editor Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Midsouth Cotton, sponsored by the Midsouth Cotton Team of Amvac Chemical Corporation. Subscribe OVERVIEW More cotton has […]
Cotton – Midsouth/Delta – Bollworms Head North, More Cotton Moves Into Safety Zone – AgFax Aug 13, 2020
Open bolls are becoming a bit more obvious in the lower Midsouth. More cotton has cut out and moved past the point that pests matter.
The heaviest bollworm egg lay in several years has progressed through a significant portion of the region.
Bollworms have blown up on a wide basis and plant bugs remain active in parts of the region.
Louisiana: Row Rice Featured at Virtual Field Day Jul 28, 2020
Presentations for the virtual northeast Louisiana row rice field day were released July 27, providing farmers with the latest information from LSU AgCenter researchers. The complete event is available online […]