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.
Cotton is squaring widely now and plant bugs are finding it. Abnormally large bollworm flight taking shape in parts of region, too.
Overview When planting conditions finally became favorable the last few days of April, they stayed that way. One of the television weather persons from Little Rock indicated that the high temperatures […]
Planting has stopped in places where growers have either run out of moisture or are waiting for soils to dry out. How much later people will plant cotton remains an open […]
Delays abound. Will Delta farmers buckle down and plant the last acres late? The price of soybeans may influence how long growers will keep cotton seed flowing.
Much of the 2018 Midsouth cotton crop has now been planted, based on this week’s reports. We’re hearing about planting winding down on a localized basis from Louisiana to Missouri. While plenty […]
Seedlings are jumping out of the ground. Cotton planters are running hard. Plenty of farmers have finished planting or could hit that point before next week.
Bigger plantings expected across states – with one exception. How much it rains with next front could influence how the region’s final acreage trends.
Situation This time last year a good number of cotton acres had been planted. There have been reports of a few producers planting cotton. Conditions have not gotten to where they […]