In the Delta, defoliation applications and a small amount of picking have started up again in parts of the region after rains over the last week put things on hold. A […]
At least some cotton was picked in Mississippi and Tennessee before Hurricane Gordon touched land on the Gulf Coast.
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 […]
Heavy rains fell in parts of the Delta states, starting late last week. Amounts of 2 to 4 inches were common, although totals of 6 to 12 inches fell in spots. […]
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.