Replanting decisions are being weighed in parts of Texas and the upper Delta. Whether to replant in both regions has been further complicated by recent rains. In addition, more rain […]
Soil moisture issues – either too much or too little of it – continue to dictate whether growers plant or wait. Moisture ran short in many areas last week in […]
Rice planting has wound down in southwest Louisiana. Elsewhere, progress has been in fits and spurts, but wide gains have been delayed by more rain.
Rains over the last week have continued to put corn planting on hold across parts of the South. We’re still hearing about scattered areas where only 10% of the crop […]
Looper, stink bugs poised to build in late soybeans. Soybean harvest has started on a limited basis in Alabama and cutting has picked up in the Delta north to Tennessee and Missouri […]
Rice harvest in the Midsouth is gaining a bit of momentum. At least a little rice has been cut as far north as the Missouri Bootheel. Some pre-harvest shattering has […]
Soybean insects are not letting up, although in some areas pest pressure remains light. Sugarcane aphids remain a perplexing problem in the Midsouth. Now confirmed in Tennessee and SE Alabama.
Draining has started in the Midsouth on some early-planted fields. A few preliminary yields trickled in this week from south Louisiana. It’s too early to say how the crop will […]
Corn earworms may be the next point of focus in soybeans, especially in the Midsouth where moths are swarming in some fields and Extension workers are reporting higher counts in […]
First heads are being found in the Midsouth, even into the upper part of the region. The heads are turning up in scattered locations planted early before spring rains put […]