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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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Cotton – Southwest Thrips Army Moving; Weeds are Breaking Through – AgFax

Cotton – Southwest Thrips Army Moving; Weeds are Breaking Through – AgFax

🕔May 31, 2017

Thrips, thrips, and more thrips – armies of them are moving out of wheat and invading young cotton in some Panhandle and South Plains areas as stand establishment increases. Read Blayne Reed’s report for the details. Fleahoppers, lygus and verde

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Cotton – Southwest: 6-Leaf Plants Up for Some; Cool, Wet Delays Others – AgFax

Cotton – Southwest: 6-Leaf Plants Up for Some; Cool, Wet Delays Others – AgFax

🕔May 24, 2017

Panhandle, Kansas and southwestern Oklahoma farmers are dealing with planting delays where temps in the 40s and damp weather are not cooperating with good intentions. The South Plains could use a rain.

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Cotton Southwest –  Irrigation Running; More Planting; First Time Growers – AgFax

Cotton Southwest – Irrigation Running; More Planting; First Time Growers – AgFax

🕔May 17, 2017

Fleahoppers and thrips are on the radar in the Upper Coast and Lower Rio Grande Valley where dry weather is giving irrigation systems a workout. Beneficials are helping control the bugs, and a Section 18 for Transform is also lending

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Cotton Southwest: Pre and Post Herbicides Recommended; Dodging Weather – AgFax

Cotton Southwest: Pre and Post Herbicides Recommended; Dodging Weather – AgFax

🕔May 10, 2017

Cotton growers are dodging showers across parts of the Panhandle and South Plains as they rush to get irrigated fields planted. Cool temps in the 60s and low 70s are anticipated for Thursday (5/11), and could impact planting conditions.

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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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Southwest Cotton: Weather Delays; Weed Decisions – AgFax

Southwest Cotton: Weather Delays; Weed Decisions – AgFax

👤AgFax Staff 🕔May 3, 2017

Christmas weather in April was not welcomed by northern Panhandle growers who were hit with up to 6 inches of snow, rain and temperatures down to 28 degrees.

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Rose on Cotton: Consider Adding Some Protection to Your Market Plan – Here’s Why…

Rose on Cotton: Consider Adding Some Protection to Your Market Plan – Here’s Why…

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, The Rose Cotton Report 🕔Apr 15, 2017

The bulls were winners in a convincing fashion over the holiday shortened week with the ICE May, July and Dec contracts gaining 216, 107, and 113 points respectively. The July – Dec straddle finished the week with an inversion of

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Aflatoxin: Researchers Use Transgenic Corn Plants to Prevent the Deadly Toxin

Aflatoxin: Researchers Use Transgenic Corn Plants to Prevent the Deadly Toxin

👤By Daniel Stolte, University of Arizona 🕔Mar 24, 2017

Researchers at the University of Arizona have found a promising way to prevent the loss of millions of tons of crops to a fungus each year, offering the potential to dramatically improve food security, especially in developing countries. The team’s

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