Cotton – Delta States – More Bolls Popping, Early Defoliation About To Start – AgFax Midsouth Cotton
The crop is shaping up nicely, with great potential across plenty of acres. The trick is (as always) to get it to the gin.
Over 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 continues to run noticeably ahead of schedule through much of the region, plus the crop looks quite promising.
Bollworm 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 […]
Dry 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 […]
Farmers 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 […]
The bollworm moth flight continues and that’s complicating control decisions, especially where plant bugs came in hard and heavy.
Over the past two weeks Louisiana has experienced a slow but steady corn earworm moth flight in cotton, which has lead to a slow but steady egg lay. Fortunately, this […]
Cotton bloomed way ahead of the Fourth of July, thanks to plenty of heat, which also has pushed bollworm moths and egg laying.
Bollworm trap catches are highly variable across much of the cotton-growing regions of Louisiana. Trap catches at the Northeast Research Station, Macon Ridge Research Station and Red River Research Station […]