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Oklahoma Cotton: State Moves Up in National Production Rankings

Oklahoma Cotton: State Moves Up in National Production Rankings

👤By Donald Stotts, Oklahoma State University 🕔Nov 10, 2017

The USDA November Crop Production Report indicates Oklahoma is now the nation’s fourth-leading producer of cotton with an estimated crop of 1.1 million bales, but that figure comes with an asterisk. “We suffered a hard early freeze back at the

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AgFax Southwest Cotton: Weed Control Success; More on Harvey; Heat Units Still Needed

AgFax Southwest Cotton: Weed Control Success; More on Harvey; Heat Units Still Needed

🕔Sep 13, 2017

We have more reports about Harvey damage from Gaylon Morgan and Josh McGinty. Additionally, scroll down to read recent crop insurance information from Plains Cotton Growers representatives. Weed control is reportedly looking good. Chuck Wilbur said it sure is nice NOT to be faced

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AgFax Southwest Cotton: Harvey Damage Reports Trickle In

AgFax Southwest Cotton: Harvey Damage Reports Trickle In

🕔Aug 31, 2017

Conservative estimates are that Harvey wiped out unharvested fields representing a potential loss of 400,000-plus cotton bales. Nearly all of the 200,000 acres lost in the Upper Coast were loaded with bolls. Quality loss will be a huge issue for growers

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AgFax Southwest Cotton: Harvey Moving Slow Toward Texas Coast

AgFax Southwest Cotton: Harvey Moving Slow Toward Texas Coast

🕔Aug 23, 2017

Tropical Storm (or Hurricane) Harvey is expected to strike the Texas Gulf Coast later this week. This morning (8/23), The Weather Channel projected that the storm would redevelop in the Gulf of Mexico and send heavy rain and possible flooding to

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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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