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Cotton – Midsouth – Waiting For Defoliation, Waiting For The Hurricane – AgFax Aug 27, 2020
Hurricane Laura threatens crops on a wide basis, especially on the western side of the Midsouth.
Rice: Coastal Harvest Disrupted, Hints Of Draining In Midsouth – AgFax Jul 30, 2020
Yields remain promising in Texas and southwest Louisiana. Hurricane Hannah delivered plenty of rain to the coastal rice belt and pushed over some rice, but the storm could have been worse.
Cotton – Midsouth/Delta – Pests Ramp Up As Crop Pushes Into August – AgFax Jul 29, 2020
Bollworms have blown up on a wide basis and plant bugs remain active in parts of the region.
Rice – Coastal Producers Gearing Up For Harvest – AgFax Jul 2, 2020
Just when Midsouth rice really needs sunshine, overcast skies have been lingering over a wide part of the region. Rainy conditions account for part of the cloud cover, but dust from Africa’s Saharan Desert adds to the effect.
Cotton – Midsouth – With Pests, Is This The Calm Before The Storm? Jul 2, 2020
Laykyn Rainbolt, Contributing Editor Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Midsouth Cotton, sponsored by the Midsouth Cotton Team of Amvac Chemical Corporation. Subscribe OVERVIEW Blooms are appearing […]
Rice – Midsouth Planting Winds Down | Tropical Storm Raises Concerns – AgFax Jun 4, 2020
Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Rice, sponsored by the Southern rice team of Corteva Agriscience. Subscribe OVERVIEW Midsouth rice planting will likely wind down over the […]
Cotton – Midsouth – Horrible Planting Season Ends, Hoping For Better Days Ahead – AgFax Jun 3, 2020
Laykyn Rainbolt, Contributing Editor Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Midsouth Cotton, sponsored by the Midsouth Cotton Team of Amvac Chemical Corporation. Subscribe OVERVIEW Midsouth cotton planting […]
Rice: Midsouth Catching Up On Planting, More Coastal Rice Goes To Flood May 7, 2020
After weeks of doing almost nothing, Midsouth farmers finally caught a substantial break in the weather and have been planting ahead of the next weather system.
Cotton – Midsouth – Planting Progress In Mostly “Okay” Conditions – AgFax May 6, 2020
Farmers take advantage of open weather in parts of the region but colder temperatures are in the forecast. That may punch the pause button for some growers, especially in the upper Midsouth.
Midsouth Cotton: More Last-Minute Acreage Decisions Than Usual – AgFax Apr 10, 2020
Owen Taylor, Editor Laykyn Rainbolt, Contributing Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Midsouth Cotton, sponsored by the Midsouth Cotton Team of AMVAC Chemical Corporation. Subscribe CRANKING UP 2020 […]