Cotton – Midsouth – More Open Bolls But More Rain, Too Aug 28, 2019

🕔Aug 28, 2019
David Bennett, 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 bolls […]

Cotton – Midsouth – First Defoliation Gearing Up – AgFax Aug 21, 2019

🕔Aug 21, 2019
More bolls are opening, and a limited amount of defoliation might crank up this week in Louisiana (if it hasn’t already).

Mississippi: Insect Slippage In Cotton This Summer – Podcast Explores Cause, Effect Aug 15, 2019

🕔Aug 15, 2019
MSU entomologists Angus Catchot, Don Cook, and Jeff Gore sit down with Bobby Golden to discuss the latest insect updates in cotton and soybeans.  

Cotton – Midsouth – A Few Bolls Open, Pests Remain Erratic Aug 15, 2019

🕔Aug 15, 2019
Midsouth cotton continues to rebound after an unusually shaky start. A few more bolls are opening. Pest-wise, bollworms are a top concern. Three-gene cotton is holding up well despite massive moth flights in places. High plant bug populations also continue through much of the region.

Cotton – Midsouth – Pest Pressure Mounts – AgFax Aug 8, 2019

🕔Aug 8, 2019
Pest pressure is mounting. Plant bug numbers continue to build in many areas, prompting treatment. In parts of the Midsouth, bollworm moths are moving north and laying eggs. Where worms have nestled deep in the canopy, treatment results have been problematic at times.

Mississippi: Cotton Insect Pest Update – Podcast Aug 2, 2019

🕔Aug 2, 2019
Angus Catchot, Jeff Gore, Don Cook, and Whitney Crow share updates on cotton insect pests issues in Mississippi. http://extension.msstate.edu/sites/default/files/audio/Entomology_07-31-19.mp3

Cotton – Midsouth – A Disjointed Crop Moves Into August – AgFax Jul 31, 2019

🕔Jul 31, 2019
More fields are at cutout or approaching it. Those fall into that general category of “cotton planted on time,” which is a smaller-than-average part of the crop this year through much of our coverage area. Open weather has mostly been the case since our last report, but rains continue in parts of Louisiana where Hurricane Barry dumped substantial amounts a couple of weeks ago.

Cotton – Midsouth – More Twisted Plant Growth, Insects Build – AgFax Jul 25, 2019

🕔Jul 25, 2019
Oddly growing plants continue to be reported. Symptoms include aborted terminals, tangled branches and lost fruit set. The late-planted Midsouth cotton crop is finding its feet. Much of our coverage area received ample rainfall from the short-lived hurricane, Barry. Most amounts were manageable and generally needed.

Cotton – Midsouth – Insect Mix Plus “Funny” Plant Growth – AgFax Jul 18, 2019

🕔Jul 18, 2019
Regulating growth – that’s a big focus across the region this week. Rains have kept sprayers out of the field when treatments are needed the most. Plants also are shedding squares after this prolonged stretch of rain and cloudy weather.

Cotton – Midsouth – Coping In An Out-Of-Sync Season – AgFax Jul 11, 2019

🕔Jul 11, 2019
Much of the Midsouth cotton crop has hit bloom and the mood among people in the field has noticeably perked up in the past several weeks. Still, the season is largely out of sync. Normally by now, bollworms are turning up in cotton in the southern portion of our coverage area, but the expected flight hasn’t kicked into gear.

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