Cotton – Southwest – Quiet. Too Hot, Dry for Insects and Weeds. Jul 15, 2020

🕔Jul 15, 2020
Thermometers are popping up to 100-plus degrees in Texas, Arizona, New Mexico and Oklahoma. And, in case you’re interested, Chuck Wilbur says 114 degrees provides about 30 “bonus” heat units daily.

Cotton – Southwest – Rain Would Help | Dicamba Alternative? Jun 17, 2020

🕔Jun 17, 2020
Hot, dry winds and lack of moisture made for common ground across the region this week. But that’s not to minimize insect pressure.

Cotton – Southwest – Some Dryland Planting is a Dust-in | Arizona’s 100+ Temps – AgFax May 27, 2020

🕔May 27, 2020
Rio Grande Valley cutout has growers seeing the end for the dryland crop. Dryland fields in the South Plains and far West Texas, where there’s been no rain, have farmers dusting-in seeds.

Cotton – Southwest – 4-Bale Potential | Herbicide Volatility, Drift Tests Aug 7, 2019

🕔Aug 7, 2019
Herbicide volatility and drift. Blayne Reed’s field tests prove no one should jump to conclusions. Scouting continues for stink bugs, fleahoppers, spider mites and lygus.

Cotton – Southwest – Bugs, Weeds, and The Heat is On – AgFax Jul 10, 2019

🕔Jul 10, 2019
Lots of bug news: Conchuela and Brown stink bugs, moth flights, egg lays, fleahoppers and lygus

Cotton – Southwest – Too Wet, Too Cool, Too Long – AgFax Jun 19, 2019

🕔Jun 19, 2019
   Larry Stalcup, Field Editor Debra L. Ferguson, Editor Many thanks to the PhytoGen Cotton Team for their continued support and sponsorship.  Subscribe  OVERVIEW Weeds – “if you can see […]

Southwest Cotton 5-22 More Planting. More Storms. – AgFax May 22, 2019

🕔May 22, 2019
Twisters threatened many on Monday (5/20). Flooding is an issue for some after 3 to 5-inch drenchings. “We’re back to sitting on our hands,” notes IPM Agent Brad Easterling.

Cotton – Southwest – Stink Bugs Won’t Quit | Kansas Record Setter? – AgFax Aug 22, 2018

🕔Aug 22, 2018
Custom harvesters are checking out the Kansas cotton crop. Stink bugs hit a 7-week run in far West Texas. Surely, they’re about done.  

Cotton – Southwest – Weeds Not a Problem | Dryland Acres Gone Bare – AgFax Aug 1, 2018

🕔Aug 1, 2018
“It’s a rarity to see weedy fields,” reports Wayne Keeling. John David Gonzales agrees – weeds have been a “non-problem” this season.  Garden webworms love pigweed. That’s the good news. The […]

Cotton – Southwest – Some growers just can’t get a break. – AgFax Jun 29, 2018

🕔Jun 29, 2018
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 […]

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