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“We’re going to be buried in cotton.” – Rex Friesen, Kansas. “I have the cleanest fields I’ve ever had.” – Paul Pilsner, Texas Coastal Bend
Rainfall has eased up across much of the Southeast over the last week, and drier conditions have reduced the risk of boll rot and hard locking in early-planted cotton. In places, […]
More defoliation has started, with applications underway at least into northeast Arkansas. So far, no reports of cotton actually being picked. In parts of the region, growers are focusing on wrapping […]
114 degrees in Waco – ‘nuff said. Texas-Oklahoma scorcher deluxe. Modules are turning up around Corpus Christi. Thanks to Josh McGinty for sharing a photo. Kansas growers are dealing with 2,4-D damage. Browns stinkbugs make […]
Weather extremes in this week’s report. Heavy rain washed into coastal areas leaving muddy fields with anticipated weed flushes. Drought continues with dryland crop failure in far West Texas, parts of […]
West Texas drought continues. Temps pushing 100+ this week. Dryland acres desperate for moisture. Kerry Siders talks about it.
Scattered reports of rain helped spur planting into full swing across west Texas and parts of Oklahoma. But moisture is still needed for putting seeds into dryland fields, especially in Kansas.
Reports come to you from the cotton fields of Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Kansas and Arizona. Waiting on a rain. Most West Texas growers are chomping at the bit to plant. With […]
Extended drought has growers praying for any sign of moisture in most of West Texas, the Panhandle and southwestern Oklahoma. They’re desperate. It’s been more than six months since many enjoyed […]