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Georgia Cotton: Relative Plant Growth Regulator Requirements for 2018

Georgia Cotton: Relative Plant Growth Regulator Requirements for 2018

👤By Jared Whitaker, University of Georgia 🕔Jan 12, 2018

Plant growth regulator (PGR) applications are often necessary in cotton to reduce vegetative growth and maintain a manageable crop in Georgia.  However, making such decisions can be difficult because of the many factors that need to be considered (irrigation, soil

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Texas Plains: Bollworms a Problem in Cotton, Sorghum; Diseases Flourish in Corn

Texas Plains: Bollworms a Problem in Cotton, Sorghum; Diseases Flourish in Corn

👤By Blayne Reed, Texas AgriLife Extension Agent for Hale, Swisher, and Floyd Counties 🕔Aug 31, 2017

General Status All apologies for this newsletter being late to those who faithfully look to this newsletter for regular pest status updates. In the mud and muck, not to mention school starting way too early for our labor needs, it

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Mississippi Cotton: Considerations for Plant Growth Regulator Applications

Mississippi Cotton: Considerations for Plant Growth Regulator Applications

👤By Darrin Dodds, Mississippi State University Cotton Specialist 🕔Jul 7, 2017

Given improved weather conditions and potential reduction in square retention, a number of plant growth regulator applications have been made in the past two weeks. A few points should be considered when making/considering PGR applications.

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Virginia Cotton: Pix, Boron Becoming Priority, Insect Issues Remain Low

Virginia Cotton: Pix, Boron Becoming Priority, Insect Issues Remain Low

👤By Johnny Parker, Commonwealth Gin 🕔Jul 7, 2017

Good general rainfall averages from around a half inch to over 3 inches in some spots are going to make decisions regarding growth regulators much simpler. Some cotton is over 30 inches tall and really growing while other cotton looks

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Oklahoma Cotton: Early Planted Fields Nearing Bloom, Overall Crop in Good Condition

Oklahoma Cotton: Early Planted Fields Nearing Bloom, Overall Crop in Good Condition

👤By Jerry Goodson, Oklahoma State University Extension Assistant 🕔Jul 5, 2017

The 2017 cotton planting window is now closed for the state. Overall, it has been a fairly challenging start for many producers, but we believe the overall crop is in good condition. We now have cotton ranging in development from

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Georgia Cotton: Rainfastness of PGRs

Georgia Cotton: Rainfastness of PGRs

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia 🕔Jun 28, 2017

We are 2nd and 3rd week into squaring now, and we’re starting to put out our plant growth regulators. With all the rain we are having, we need to keep in mind the ‘rainfast’ of our PGRs.

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Tennessee Cotton: Managing Plant Growth During 2017

Tennessee Cotton: Managing Plant Growth During 2017

👤By Tyson Raper, University of Tennessee 🕔Jun 28, 2017

Over the past 10-14 days, our cotton crop has really taken-off.  Rains and warmer temperatures have promoted rapid growth over the past week and Plant Growth Regulator (PGR) applications will begin within the week on much of our crop.

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North Carolina Cotton: 7 Considerations Before Making PGR Decisions

North Carolina Cotton: 7 Considerations Before Making PGR Decisions

👤By Guy Collins and Keith Edmisten, North Carolina State University 🕔Jun 27, 2017

2017 has brought another challenging spring, with another cool and wet planting season, and excessive rains in much of the state. As such, most cotton is later than normal again this year. Although many regions experienced excessive rains over the

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Alabama Cotton, Peanuts: Excessive Rainfall May Cause Field Issues

Alabama Cotton, Peanuts: Excessive Rainfall May Cause Field Issues

👤By Katie Nichols, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Jun 20, 2017

Producers from all areas of Alabama have had planting or harvesting delays and are now making management decisions based on excessive rainfall. The summer months of 2016 ended in a late-season drought that devastated some row crops and forced cattle

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Texas Upper Coast Pests: Watch for Bollworms, Get Ready for Plant Growth Regulators

Texas Upper Coast Pests: Watch for Bollworms, Get Ready for Plant Growth Regulators

👤By Kate Harrell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jun 19, 2017

This week we’ve been finding some stink bugs and some bollworms in cotton in all three counties. Currently we are mostly finding damage and newly hatched larvae. As the grain continues to dry down, expect to see more moths moving

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