Cotton – Delta States – More Bolls Popping, Early Defoliation About To Start – AgFax Midsouth Cotton
The crop is shaping up nicely, with great potential across plenty of acres. The trick is (as always) to get it to the gin.
Cotton continues to run noticeably ahead of schedule through much of the region, plus the crop looks quite promising.
The crop is running ahead of schedule in many areas and insect control is wrapping up as more cotton moves past cutout.
Bollworm activity has widened and treatments have been going out on a broader basis. Some slippage has been noted in triple-gene cotton in one location in central Louisiana. See comments by Sebe […]
The bollworm moth flight continues and that’s complicating control decisions, especially where plant bugs came in hard and heavy.
Cotton bloomed way ahead of the Fourth of July, thanks to plenty of heat, which also has pushed bollworm moths and egg laying.
Bollworm egg laying has started. Concerns linger about how well dual-gene cotton will hold up, based on slippage in the last couple of years.
Plant bug numbers are picking up on a wider basis and more applications are being made. No huge numbers are being reported. Some fields are on their second spray. Immatures are […]
Cotton is blooming widely now. That means it needs rain, which has been spotty, at best, for weeks.
Residual herbicides have browned up some cotton more than might be expected, two of our contacts noted this week. The effect has occurred wtith several herbicides and/or adjuvants.