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Texas – West Plains IPM: Cotton Blooms Close; No Sugarcane Aphid, So Far

Texas – West Plains IPM: Cotton Blooms Close; No Sugarcane Aphid, So Far

👤By Kerry Siders, Texas AgriLife IPM Agent in Hockley, Cochran and Lamb Counties 🕔Jul 21, 2017

Cotton has really been growing off well under the current weather conditions. Many fields are reaching bloom stage or will be blooming in the next week or so. This is a great milestone physiologically to achieve before the end of

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Texas West Plains IPM Update: Large Cotton Losses Due to Hail; Insects are Quiet

Texas West Plains IPM Update: Large Cotton Losses Due to Hail; Insects are Quiet

👤By Kerry Siders, Texas AgriLife IPM Agent in Hockley, Cochran and Lamb Counties 🕔Jul 14, 2017

Needless to say again, we have been through the wringer the last several weeks. My prayer now is that we have good open weather from here on out with gentle, timely rains, and a great long fall. On the bright

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Rose on Cotton: WASDE – Demand is the Bright Spot

Rose on Cotton: WASDE – Demand is the Bright Spot

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, The Rose Cotton Report 🕔Jun 9, 2017

The bears were winners on WASDE week with the Dec and July contracts giving up 63 and 100 points, respectively.  The July – Dec switch continued to weaken, but remains significantly inverted at 309.   The most compelling feature of

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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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Texas Cotton: How NASS Compiles Yield and Production Forecasts – 3 Steps

Texas Cotton: How NASS Compiles Yield and Production Forecasts – 3 Steps

👤By Wil Hundl, Southern Plains Regional Director, NASS 🕔Aug 3, 2016

Texas farmers grow 56% of the U.S. cotton acres and about 45% of the total U.S. cotton production. But how do we measure this crop accurately enough to make dependable forecasts for cotton yield and production? That’s where our measurement process, known

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Texas Cotton: Don’t Get Creative with Herbicide Tankmixing

Texas Cotton: Don’t Get Creative with Herbicide Tankmixing

👤By Gaylon Morgan, Paul Baumann, Josh McGinty - Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service 🕔May 11, 2016

Large farms and erratic weather makes it difficult for producers to cover all their acres for nutrient and pest management. So, everyone is looking for ways to cut trips across the fields to save money and time. However, if we

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Texas: Gaylon Morgan is Extension Cotton Specialist, 2016

Texas: Gaylon Morgan is Extension Cotton Specialist, 2016

🕔Jan 8, 2016

Gaylon Morgan, Ph.D., Extension cotton specialist with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, is the 2016 Extension Cotton Specialist of the Year. Morgan received the award at the Extension Cotton Specialist event on Jan. 6 during the 2016 Beltwide Cotton Conferences in

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Texas Cotton: High Plains Production Takes on Climate Changes

Texas Cotton: High Plains Production Takes on Climate Changes

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas A&M 🕔Nov 16, 2015

Cotton production in the Texas High Plains can survive expected climate changes, especially if water is available to compensate for higher temperatures, and increased atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations can mitigate yield loss in the dry years. That was the conclusion

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Texas Cotton: Should You Reduce Seeding Rates?

👤By Gaylon Morgan, State Extension Cotton Agronomist, Texas A&M 🕔Apr 8, 2015

Along with variety selection, seed quality should be on cotton producers’ minds, especially considering the wet and cool spring in South and East Texas and current cotton prices. Also, one of the most popular thoughts this winter has been to

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Texas Cotton: 2014 High Plains Variety Trial Report Available

👤From Texas A&M Research and Extension 🕔Mar 19, 2015

The Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension cotton team at Lubbock has released their “Systems Agronomic and Economic Evaluation of Cotton Varieties in the Texas High Plains” report for 2014. Authored by Mark Kelley, Texas Extension Agronomist-Cotton and Kristie Keys

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