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.
Farmers are pushing to harvest viable rice in southwest Louisiana. Combines are running in standing water if necessary. This month’s rain and flooding are taking an economic toll, aside from […]
A small amount of acreage in southwest Louisiana already is at green ring but has not gone to flood yet. Plenty of rice in coastal Texas is ready for the […]
Owen Taylor, Editor Subscribe to this free email advisory In Georgia, soybean harvest has started or will begin shortly in early planted indeterminate varieties. Based on feedback from the field […]
As rice harvest in the Midsouth continues, averages are clearly off compared to recent seasons. How much they’ve fallen varies by location, planting date, weather patterns and other factors.
Soybean loopers are being treated on a wider basis this week in both the Southeast and Delta. The insect is early, which raises prospects for late, lingering infestations.
A small amount of rice harvest has reportedly started in Mississippi and rice is being drained on a somewhat wider basis this week in the Midsouth. More early yield reports […]
Stink bug treatments are being made on a limited basis in early-planted soybeans. No significant worm pressure is being reported in beans, although moth flights are shaping up in places […]