With cooler temperatures that lingered into mid-May, Louisiana farmers observed a big problem with ryegrass. The weed is glyphosate-resistant and will slowly encroach into a field from ditch banks....More
Peanut planting began May 9 for Omega Farms, Clarksdale, Miss., and farm manager Brandon Walton. Beating out approaching rain, Walton planted 180 acres with an 09B Georgia variety. Omega Farms, an approximately 15,000 acre operation, will have 900 acres of peanuts in 2013.