Louisiana: Cotton, Soybean Insect Review, Tips For 2020 – Podcast Dec 27, 2019

🕔Dec 27, 2019
In this installment of the Louisiana Delta Crop Podcast, Sebe Brown, Extension Field Crops Entomologist, discusses pest trends in the 2019 season and what to expect and possibly change in […]

Cotton – Midsouth – More Open Bolls But More Rain, Too Aug 28, 2019

🕔Aug 28, 2019
David Bennett, 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 bolls […]

Cotton – Midsouth – First Defoliation Gearing Up – AgFax Aug 21, 2019

🕔Aug 21, 2019
More bolls are opening, and a limited amount of defoliation might crank up this week in Louisiana (if it hasn’t already).

Cotton – Midsouth – A Few Bolls Open, Pests Remain Erratic Aug 15, 2019

🕔Aug 15, 2019
Midsouth cotton continues to rebound after an unusually shaky start. A few more bolls are opening. Pest-wise, bollworms are a top concern. Three-gene cotton is holding up well despite massive moth flights in places. High plant bug populations also continue through much of the region.

Cotton – Midsouth – Pest Pressure Mounts – AgFax Aug 8, 2019

🕔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.

Cotton – Midsouth – A Disjointed Crop Moves Into August – AgFax Jul 31, 2019

🕔Jul 31, 2019
More fields are at cutout or approaching it. Those fall into that general category of “cotton planted on time,” which is a smaller-than-average part of the crop this year through much of our coverage area. Open weather has mostly been the case since our last report, but rains continue in parts of Louisiana where Hurricane Barry dumped substantial amounts a couple of weeks ago.

Louisiana Rice: Growers Learn Advantages of Furrow Irrigation Jul 23, 2019

🕔Jul 23, 2019
An LSU AgCenter research project at the Mer Rouge farm of Jason Waller was the setting for the northeast Louisiana row rice field day on July 18. The practice of […]

Cotton – Midsouth – Insect Mix Plus “Funny” Plant Growth – AgFax Jul 18, 2019

🕔Jul 18, 2019
Regulating growth – that’s a big focus across the region this week. Rains have kept sprayers out of the field when treatments are needed the most. Plants also are shedding squares after this prolonged stretch of rain and cloudy weather.

Louisiana: Row Rice Production Gains Interest Jul 15, 2019

🕔Jul 15, 2019
More than 50 agricultural producers and industry representatives interested in furrow-irrigated rice, also called row rice or upland rice, attended the LSU AgCenter Northeast Research Station row rice and soybean […]

Cotton – Midsouth – Coping In An Out-Of-Sync Season – AgFax Jul 11, 2019

🕔Jul 11, 2019
Much of the Midsouth cotton crop has hit bloom and the mood among people in the field has noticeably perked up in the past several weeks. Still, the season is largely out of sync. Normally by now, bollworms are turning up in cotton in the southern portion of our coverage area, but the expected flight hasn’t kicked into gear.

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