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Cotton – Midsouth – TS Cindy Brings Rain, Complications – AgFax

Cotton – Midsouth – TS Cindy Brings Rain, Complications – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Jun 22, 2017

Farmers  pushed hard to make herbicide and fertilizer applications ahead of the system.

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Cotton – Midsouth – Plant Bugs, Aphids Stirring, Maybe Early – AgFax

Cotton – Midsouth – Plant Bugs, Aphids Stirring, Maybe Early – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Jun 15, 2017

Plant bug counts and applications are increasing through much of our coverage are. Aphids have become more apparent over the last week and more treatments have been going out.

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Midsouth Cotton: Acres Left On The Table, Pests Ramp Up – AgFax

Midsouth Cotton: Acres Left On The Table, Pests Ramp Up – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Jun 8, 2017

At least some farmers backed away from planting their final cotton acres after more rain moves through region.

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Cotton – Midsouth – ‘Worst Ever’ Planting Season? That’s What We’re Hearing. – AgFax

Cotton – Midsouth – ‘Worst Ever’ Planting Season? That’s What We’re Hearing. – AgFax

🕔Jun 1, 2017

Worst ever? Several of our contacts this week said that this has been one of the toughest cotton planting seasons they can remember. Several people made similar comments last week, as well. Too much rain and cool conditions delayed planting

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Cotton and Sorghum: Transform WG Insecticide Gets Section 18 Emergency Use Exemptions

Cotton and Sorghum: Transform WG Insecticide Gets Section 18 Emergency Use Exemptions

👤From a Press Release 🕔May 4, 2017

Dow AgroSciences has received Section 18 emergency use exemptions from EPA for Transform WG insecticide in select states for the 2017 production season. The Section 18 emergency use exemptions come as welcome news to cotton and sorghum growers. States receiving a

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Cotton – Midsouth – Smelling Defoliant Yet? Plenty Has Been Scheduled – AgFax

Cotton – Midsouth – Smelling Defoliant Yet? Plenty Has Been Scheduled – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Sep 8, 2016

More defoliation has started. Some applications are on the books as far north as the Missouri Bootheel. Disease and weather damage assessments aren’t painting an encouraging picture through much of the region. Excessive heat triggered shedding in places in late July and

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Cotton – Midsouth – Defoliation Widens, So Does Disease – AgFax

Cotton – Midsouth – Defoliation Widens, So Does Disease – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Sep 2, 2016

Defoliation will likely widen a little this week in the lower half of the region. Target spot remains a concern. We continue to hear about plants shedding good-sized bolls where target spot has triggered heavy leaf drop. Bacterial blight has

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Cotton – Midsouth – Rain Persists, Boll Rot “Is Consuming” This Crop – AgFax

Cotton – Midsouth – Rain Persists, Boll Rot “Is Consuming” This Crop – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Aug 26, 2016

Boll rot continues to be the main factor hurting potential yields. This prolonged weather pattern – frequent showers, high humidity – has kept plants excessively wet, leading to heavy rotting in places. Varying degrees of hard locking and seed sprouting

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Cotton – Midsouth – Defoliation Starts, Bollworm Issues, Target Spot – AgFax

Cotton – Midsouth – Defoliation Starts, Bollworm Issues, Target Spot – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Aug 19, 2016

Defoliation started this week in northeast Louisiana in a small amount of early-planted cotton. Frequent showers have kept cotton fields moist and susceptible to disease. Bollworm slippage is being reported on a larger scale this week.

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Cotton – Midsouth – Bollworms Surge, Plant Bugs Rebound – AgFax

Cotton – Midsouth – Bollworms Surge, Plant Bugs Rebound – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Aug 12, 2016

A bollworm moth flight continues and plenty of fields either have been sprayed or will be. Treatments are being made on all technologies to varying degrees. Plant bug numbers bounced back in some areas. More rain has fallen through portions

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