Owen Taylor, Editor Questions, comments, complaints? My door is always open. Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Southeast Cotton, sponsored by the Southern Cotton Team of AMVAC Chemical Corporation […]
test Southeast farmers generally kicked off planting with warm temperatures. Some areas, though, have gotten a bit too dry.
Plant bugs, stink bugs and whitely are either immediate issues or could head that way with the wrong conditions.
Our contacts continue telling us about finding blooms in fields that are just down the road from cotton that has barely emerged. We hesitate to declare that all of the […]
Rain continues to stall planting through much of our coverage area. The subtropical system Alberto brought more rain, particularly in the eastern half of the Southeast, and that will further delay […]
Cotton – Southeast – Planting Starts In Earnest, Full Speed Ahead- AgFax Southeast Cotton May 2, 2018
After too much rain and too much cold weather, the 2018 cotton crop is quickly becoming a reality in the Southeast. Anyone not planting yet will be soon enough.
Bollworm pressure has subsided in parts of the Midsouth but increased in other areas. Plant bugs continue to be relatively light. Our contacts over the last couple of weeks have used words […]
Hot, dry conditions are taking a toll in places on cotton plants that failed to develop adequate root systems during weeks of wet weather. Plants are drooping and in some cases […]
A few days of cooler conditions are expected this week in parts of the region, which could keep some planters out of the field until better conditions prevail.
Bollworm infestations continue to roar along in parts of the Atlantic Southeast. Indications are that some degree of slippage has been occurring with the Bt technologies and/or pyrethroids used for […]