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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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Texas Blacklands IPM: Keep a Lookout for Stinkbugs

Texas Blacklands IPM: Keep a Lookout for Stinkbugs

👤By Xandra Morris, EA-IPM, Texas AgriLife 🕔Jul 21, 2017

Cotton Cotton ranges from 8 to 2-3 nodes above white flower. Most fields should be past the point where bollworms can cause yield damage. They can still be found in the fields, though, feeding on small squares in the terminals

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Texas Blacklands Cotton: Early Fields Reach Cutout; Keep Watch for Bollworms

Texas Blacklands Cotton: Early Fields Reach Cutout; Keep Watch for Bollworms

👤By Xandra Morris, Texas AgriLife Extension IPM Agent 🕔Jul 17, 2017

Some cotton has reached cutout this week (5 nodes above highest white bloom). Many producers are still applying plant growth regulators (Pix) due to the heavy and consistent rains we’ve had over the past two months. Producers are still watching

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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 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 – Rain Delays; 2,4-D Drift; Bacterial Blight – AgFax

Cotton – Southwest – Rain Delays; 2,4-D Drift; Bacterial Blight – AgFax

🕔Aug 19, 2016

Drenching rain has stalled crop development and harvest in much of our coverage area. The same massive cell that swamped Louisiana has now stretched across the Texas coast and into central and south Texas. Rain has helped many Panhandle and

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Cotton – Southwest – Need Rain and a Heat Break – AgFax

Cotton – Southwest – Need Rain and a Heat Break – AgFax

🕔Aug 3, 2016

We continue to hear about persistent high temperatures and dry weather stressing the cotton crop in many parts of Texas. In fact, 8 out of our 13 contacts commented on the need for relief. That may not be a record,

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Cotton – Southwest – Heat. Disease. Less Bugs than expected. – AgFax

Cotton – Southwest – Heat. Disease. Less Bugs than expected. – AgFax

🕔Jul 20, 2016

Milder temperatures are thankfully holding the mercury below 100 in much of West Texas. But the lack of rain is getting serious over large areas of Texas, as plants are primed to develop and set bolls.  Bacterial blight is causing

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Cotton – Southwest – Wet, Frustrated, Delayed and Arizona is Really Hot – AgFax

Cotton – Southwest – Wet, Frustrated, Delayed and Arizona is Really Hot – AgFax

🕔Jun 1, 2016

It’s wet from the Texas Gulf Coast to Kansas. Storm after storm has drenched much of the Southwest cotton growing territory this past week. Cotton is “surviving, not thriving” said one of this week’s crop advisors.

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Cotton – Southwest – Arizona Blooms But Others Need a Weather/Replant Break – AgFax

Cotton – Southwest – Arizona Blooms But Others Need a Weather/Replant Break – AgFax

🕔May 18, 2016

Southwest Cotton fields are ranging from blooms in Arizona to still wet and yet to be planted (or replanting) in parts of Texas and Oklahoma.

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