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

🕔Aug 7, 2019Herbicide 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, 2019Lots 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, 2019Twisters 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, 2018Custom 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, 2018Weather 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 […]

Cotton – Southwest: Tough Decisions; Blooming Expands – AgFax May 16, 2018

🕔May 16, 2018Southwest Cotton Report from Agfax.com  This week: It’s handwringing time. Making final planting decisions and/or herbicide spraying in the face of dry winds and little or no rain is weighing on […]

AgFax Southwest Cotton: Rain Keeps Coming; August Hailstorm No Good Aug 16, 2017

🕔Aug 16, 2017August is midway done and it’s been way too eventful in some areas. Excess rain followed by cooler temperatures that may slow things down a bit is causing concern over heat […]

AgFax Cotton Southwest: Thankful for Rain – Here Come the Weeds Aug 2, 2017

🕔Aug 2, 2017Rain and cool temperatures have blessed the Panhandle, South Plains and eastern New Mexico. Some areas have topped 8 inches with more expected later this week.  Fields in southwestern Oklahoma could […]

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