Cotton – Midsouth – Promising Crop, Defoliation Widens Into Upper Delta – AgFax

🕔Aug 31, 2018More defoliation has started, with applications underway at least into northeast Arkansas. So far, no reports of cotton actually being picked. In parts of the region, growers are focusing on wrapping […]

Louisiana Soybeans: Acephate Receives Special Local Needs Renewal

🕔Aug 28, 2018Louisiana has received a renewal of the 24(c) special local needs label that increases the seasonal use rate of Acephate from 1.5 lbs Ai/Acre to 2.0 lbs Ai/Acre in soybeans. […]

Louisiana Cotton: Smell Any Defoliant Yet? AgFax Snippets

🕔Aug 23, 2018Here are this week’s snippets on Louisiana cotton pulled from the current issue of AgFax Midsouth Cotton. To read the full report, click here. To subscribe to this free weekly […]

Cotton – Midsouth – Any Defoliation Yet? Rains May Have Delayed Early Start – AgFax

🕔Aug 23, 2018Heavy rains fell in parts of the Delta states, starting late last week. Amounts of 2 to 4 inches were common, although totals of 6 to 12 inches fell in spots. […]

Cotton – Delta States – More Bolls Popping, Early Defoliation About To Start – AgFax Midsouth Cotton

🕔Aug 16, 2018The crop is shaping up nicely, with great potential across plenty of acres. The trick is (as always) to get it to the gin.

Louisiana Soybeans: Threecornered Alfalfa Hopper Threshold

🕔Aug 10, 2018Over the past week, I have received a number of phone calls pertaining to what economic threshold should be used for Threecornered Alfalfa Hoppers in soybean. Based on previous work, […]

Cotton – Midsouth – “The Crop Wants To Go Home Early This Year” – AgFax Midsouth Cotton

🕔Aug 9, 2018Cotton continues to run noticeably ahead of schedule through much of the region, plus the crop looks quite promising.

Cotton – Midsouth – Bollworms Building, Unexpected Slippage Reported – AgFax Midsouth Cotton

🕔Jul 26, 2018Bollworm activity has widened and treatments have been going out on a broader basis. Some slippage has been noted in triple-gene cotton in one location in central Louisiana. See comments by Sebe […]

Louisiana: Herbicide Issues Highlight Field Day

🕔Jul 24, 2018Dry weather in northeast Louisiana during the early summer came to an end and drove participants indoors for the annual interagency rolling crop field tour held July 17 at the […]

Louisiana Rice: Furrow Irrigation Featured at Field Day

🕔Jul 23, 2018Farmers heard about the benefits and challenges of growing furrow-irrigated rice at an LSU AgCenter row rice field day on July 18. The event was held at the Elliot Colvin […]

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