Launched in 1995, AgFax Midsouth Cotton covers cotton production in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee and also counties in north Alabama.

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This weekly report goes out by email over an 18-week schedule from early May to late August, the prime period when farmers and their crop advisors make management decisions about pests, weeds and diseases.

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Midsouth Cotton: Is the End Finally in Sight for the Cotton Crop? Aug 20, 2021

🕔Aug 20, 2021
A lot of cotton acres are just about to the point of letting go for the season, but late season pests are presenting growers with difficult management decisions. Pests vary across the Midsouth, but many areas are still fighting spotty plant bugs and a second wave of bollworms.

Midsouth Cotton: Are We Out of The Dark? Late Season Bollworms but Nothing Alarming Aug 13, 2021

🕔Aug 13, 2021
Plant bugs are still around, but many see the large stink bug populations coming to an end in a couple weeks. Stink bugs are at typical levels, but don’t let them sneak in with lapses in sprays for plant bugs.

Midsouth Cotton: Hopes for a Warm Fall With the End Almost In Sight Aug 6, 2021

🕔Aug 6, 2021
Cotton gathered substantial heat units last week, but the crop is still a couple weeks late, on average, across the Midsouth. Fingers are crossed for a warm fall with little to no rain to finish out the cotton crop. A little early planted cotton in Mississippi is at cutout, so the countdown begins.

Midsouth Cotton: Could Pests Finally Be Catching Up to Us? Jul 30, 2021

🕔Jul 30, 2021
Stink bug and bollworm populations are increasing, but this is just the beginning for some areas. Although spotty in Louisiana and Arkansas, some growers in these areas are still fighting an uphill battle with plant bugs.

Midsouth Cotton: Wet Conditions Continue, But There’s Still Hope for a Good Crop Jul 23, 2021

🕔Jul 23, 2021
More rainfall across the board makes for an abnormal July following suit for the first half of 2021. No one is complaining, but concerns are growing about the ability to make timely Pix applications.

Midsouth Cotton: Rain Picks Back Up, But No One Is Complaining Jul 16, 2021

🕔Jul 16, 2021
Rain continues over much of the Midsouth providing a break from many pests for some but creating difficulties with Pix applications. Many areas saw rain for four days straight over the weekend, and there’s more in the forecast for this weekend. Just as the cotton was starting to pick back up, more water.

Midsouth Cotton: Pest Populations Rising — And It Hurts Worse After a Rough Start to Planting Jul 2, 2021

🕔Jul 2, 2021
Plant bugs continue to increase, and bollworm populations are expected to rise soon as more corn hits brown silk. Plant bugs have been at treatment level in many areas for about two weeks and continue to require treatments. Stink bug populations are also rising, and redbanded stink bugs have been spotted in very low numbers.

Midsouth Cotton: Rain Subsides In Time for Cotton Plant Bug Window Jun 25, 2021

🕔Jun 25, 2021
After mid-June floods, growers were forced to access fields and make the tough decision to replant this late in the season or not. Other areas are looking to irrigate as temperatures continue to rise.

Midsouth Cotton: Cool May Temps Could Mean Delayed Cotton and Thrips Jun 4, 2021

🕔Jun 4, 2021
The second edition of this season's AgFax Midsouth Cotton newsletter, featuring information for cotton growers in Mississippi, Louisiana, Missouri, Arkansas, and Tennessee.

Midsouth Cotton: Planting Mostly Back on Track After Wet Weather Delays May 28, 2021

🕔May 28, 2021
Welcome to the AgFax Midsouth Cotton newsletter. This weekly crop report covers Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Arkansas and Missouri. We’re excited to have you onboard for AgFax’s 31st year of publishing crop newsletters.

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