Here are Mississippi reports from our August 17 issue of AgFax Rice. To view the full report, click here. To subscribe, click here. Wayne Dulaney, Agronomist, Local Seed Co., Clarksdale, […]
Harvest has started across a wider part of the Midsouth, although rains in the upper Delta put things on hold.
More cutting would have started but rains kept combines out of fields that are planned for second-cropping production this fall.
If forecasts hold, a tropical system in the gulf will bring more rain to parts of our coverage area over the Labor Day weekend. That will further delay standard pre-flood nitrogen […]
Seed treatments — both the fungicide and insecticide components — are at risk of losing their efficacy where rice was slow to emerge and slow to grow due to cold, […]
Rice harvest has restarted on a spotty and limited basis in parts of Arkansas and Mississippi. Farmers are finding at least a few areas that are dry enough to hold up equipment or they […]
Rains continue to stall harvest in southwest Louisiana, Texas. A small amount of draining starts in the Midsouth.
In places where farmers are still desperately trying to take rice to flood, the storm has its upside – quick, free water.
Delays in Arkansas have kept at least some growers from taking fields to flood, especially in areas that were hit hard in early May by excessive rainfall and river flooding. […]
With recent slippage in rice prices, some growers in the Delta states may throw in the towel and plant soybeans once they can move into the field again.