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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.

Cotton – Midsouth – Waiting For Defoliation, Waiting For The Hurricane – AgFax Aug 27, 2020

🕔Aug 27, 2020
Hurricane Laura threatens crops on a wide basis, especially on the western side of the Midsouth.

Cotton – Midsouth – Cleanup Sprays Going Out To Protect Those Last Bolls – AgFax Aug 20, 2020

🕔Aug 20, 2020
Laykyn Rainbolt, Contributing Editor Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Midsouth Cotton, sponsored by the Midsouth Cotton Team of Amvac Chemical Corporation. Subscribe OVERVIEW More cotton has […]

Cotton – Midsouth/Delta – Bollworms Head North, More Cotton Moves Into Safety Zone – AgFax Aug 13, 2020

🕔Aug 13, 2020
Open bolls are becoming a bit more obvious in the lower Midsouth. More cotton has cut out and moved past the point that pests matter.

Cotton – Midsouth – More Fields Cutting Out But Still A Ways To Go With Insects – AgFax Aug 6, 2020

🕔Aug 6, 2020
The heaviest bollworm egg lay in several years has progressed through a significant portion of the region.

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