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AgFax Southwest Cotton: Harvest Done for Some; Others Need Heat Units

AgFax Southwest Cotton: Harvest Done for Some; Others Need Heat Units

🕔Aug 23, 2017

August rains continue in the Panhandle and South Plains and it’s also wet around El Paso. The Rolling Plains could use more showers. Upper Coast yields are good and the forecast calls for plenty of bales in the Blacklands.

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AgFax Southwest Cotton: Rain Keeps Coming; August Hailstorm No Good

AgFax Southwest Cotton: Rain Keeps Coming; August Hailstorm No Good

🕔Aug 16, 2017

August is midway done and it’s been way too eventful in some areas. Excess rain followed by cooler temperatures that may slow things down a bit is causing concern over heat units. But those who have received well timed moisture are

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AgFax Southwest Cotton:  Fall in the Air; Plenty of ‘Cutout’ Talk

AgFax Southwest Cotton: Fall in the Air; Plenty of ‘Cutout’ Talk

🕔Aug 9, 2017

There was plenty of “cutout” talk this week, and an optimistic attitude we all feel as the season moves closer to harvest. Randy Norton commented that Arizona cotton, for the most part, is on the “backside of peak bloom.”

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AgFax Cotton Southwest: Thankful for Rain – Here Come the Weeds

AgFax Cotton Southwest: Thankful for Rain – Here Come the Weeds

🕔Aug 2, 2017

Rain and cool temperatures have blessed the Panhandle, South Plains and eastern New Mexico. Some areas have topped 8 inches with more expected later this week.  Fields in southwestern Oklahoma could sure use a rain, while Arizona cotton continues to receive monsoon

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Cotton – Southwest: 4-Bale Possibilities: Dicamba Injury in KS, OK – AgFax

Cotton – Southwest: 4-Bale Possibilities: Dicamba Injury in KS, OK – AgFax

🕔Jul 26, 2017

Three to 4 bales are in the forecast for parts of the Coastal Bend despite the multiple treatments needed to battle bollworms. Northern Panhandle fields are also primed for good yields as plants bloom at 8 to 9 NAWF. Dicamba drift

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Cotton – Southwest – Bollworm Concerns as Crop Moves Forward – AgFax

Cotton – Southwest – Bollworm Concerns as Crop Moves Forward – AgFax

🕔Jul 19, 2017

Bollworm injury is unexpectedly high in Bt cotton in parts of Texas. If you’re caught up in this, don’t feel like the Lone Ranger. Similar reports are surfacing in the Midsouth, with hints of this in the Southeast, as well. That’s

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Cotton – Southwest: Weed Wake-Up Call; Boll Weevil Sprays

Cotton – Southwest: Weed Wake-Up Call; Boll Weevil Sprays

🕔Jul 5, 2017

This past weekend’s rain is expected to wake up the weeds and test post residual applications. Hoe crews are active and more teams are expected to move into the fields. Plenty of cautionary advice is going out with recommendations to

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Cotton – Southwest: Rain Came But So Did Hail, Wind – Agfax

Cotton – Southwest: Rain Came But So Did Hail, Wind – Agfax

🕔Jun 28, 2017

OVERVIEW Rainstorms rolled into parts of southwest cotton country bringing relief for many, but high winds and large hail left some damaged acres. Moisture amounts varied – less than an inch to as much as 5 inches. Hail damaged cotton

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Cotton – Southwest – Thrips Chow  Down; Hi Temps Damage is Similar

Cotton – Southwest – Thrips Chow Down; Hi Temps Damage is Similar

🕔Jun 14, 2017

NOT thrips. That’s what Kerry Siders has concluded about damaged leaves found in some Texas Plains cotton. When is a cotton plant like a piece of bologna? Read more of Kerry’s comments below. BUT there are plenty of thrips still

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Cotton – Southwest – Weather Helping Most; Others Still to Wet – AgFax

Cotton – Southwest – Weather Helping Most; Others Still to Wet – AgFax

🕔Jun 7, 2017

Rain has boosted growing conditions in the Panhandle and South Plains as growers close in on final planting. Warmer temps, plus more shower potential this week should benefit early plant growth. Sunshine is needed from the Blacklands down through the

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