Louisiana Rice: Cool Weather Stressing Plants Apr 22, 2021

🕔Apr 22, 2021
Cool weather is taking its toll on young rice plants in south Louisiana while north Louisiana farmers are still waiting for fields to be dry enough for planting. Dustin Harrell, […]

Texas Field Reports: Prices Good, Drought Bad for Cotton Apr 21, 2021

🕔Apr 21, 2021
Texas cotton producers could have a tough year due to drought, but good prices are likely to soften the blow, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Drought and […]

Kentucky Soybeans: Response to Expected Cold Weather Apr 21, 2021

🕔Apr 21, 2021
The USDA NASS puts 4% of the soybean crop as planted by Monday of this week. Soybean that has emerged is at risk of being frozen off below the cotyledons. […]

Kentucky Corn: Expected Response to Cold Weather Apr 21, 2021

🕔Apr 21, 2021
The USDA reports that 24% of the corn in KY is planted and 1% has emerged. The cold weather in the forecast could cause problems on this corn. Corn that […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: A Tough Week Ahead Apr 20, 2021

🕔Apr 20, 2021
In the week ending on April 18, planted acreage moved up in Illinois, from 5 to 12% for corn and from 2 to 5% for soybean. The forecast for cool […]

Midwest: Weather Gives Planting the Cold Shoulder – DTN Apr 20, 2021

🕔Apr 20, 2021
“Send it” may be a popular phrase when it comes to planting, but this week, many farmers across the Midwest are contemplating whether they should “park it” for a few […]

Tennessee: Forecasted Freezing Temps Should Pause Planting Apr 20, 2021

🕔Apr 20, 2021
We keep sliding back into a ‘below normal’ temperature pattern for April, and close to freezing temperatures with rain in this week’s forecast has created some concern about viability of […]

Arkansas: Possible Freeze Event on the Way Apr 20, 2021

🕔Apr 20, 2021
A cold front bringing freezing temperatures to much of Arkansas is expected to arrive late Tuesday night, the National Weather Service warned on Monday. The possible freeze event may pose […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Cool Temperature Concerns as Planting Takes Off Apr 19, 2021

🕔Apr 19, 2021
Planting is off to a fast start in Illinois, with 5 percent of the corn crop and 3 percent of the soybean crop planted by April 11 (NASS). With the […]

Arkansas Rice: Reduced Chance of Rain May Speed Planting Apr 19, 2021

🕔Apr 19, 2021
Fingers are crossed as today’s (4-15) rain chances and amounts seem to be dwindling.  Monday’s planting progress report had us at 13% planted.  A nice jump that’s behind the 5-year average (23%) […]

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