Cotton – Delta States – More Bolls Popping, Early Defoliation About To Start – AgFax Midsouth Cotton Aug 16, 2018
The crop is shaping up nicely, with great potential across plenty of acres. The trick is (as always) to get it to the gin.
More cutting would have started but rains kept combines out of fields that are planned for second-cropping production this fall.
Cotton – Delta – Bollworms, Plant Bugs Pushing Treatment Decisions – AgFax Midsouth Cotton Jul 19, 2018
The bollworm moth flight continues and that’s complicating control decisions, especially where plant bugs came in hard and heavy.
More rice is heading in the coastal production areas of Louisiana and Texas and a hefty portion of the Midsouth crop is now under flood.
Cotton is blooming widely now. That means it needs rain, which has been spotty, at best, for weeks.
Delta rice farmers are flushing fields like crazy – or pushing into an early flood. Texas growers are scrambling to put water on fields. In Texas, demand for water taxes […]
Much of the 2018 Midsouth cotton crop has now been planted, based on this week’s reports. We’re hearing about planting winding down on a localized basis from Louisiana to Missouri. While plenty […]