Bollworm pressure varies through the region but enough worms are present in specific areas to trigger treatments – and concerns.
Herbicide and fertilizer applications – plus late cotton planting -remain on hold due to persistent rain. Some pigweed has likely grown past the point that dicamba can control it.
Weather conditions greatly improved this week across much of our coverage area. Cool weather still prevailed in parts of the region last week, but daytime highs are more consistently in […]
Defoliation is starting on a wider scale this week, mainly in early-planted and/or drought-stressed fields. Disease pressure varies, but target spot has gained the most attention in the lower Southeast. […]
Spider mites are being treated on a wider basis than usual in parts of the lower Southeast. Plant bugs are heavier and more widespread in North Carolina, and they seem […]
Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Southeast Cotton, sponsored by Case IH. Owen Taylor, Editor Subscribe to this report Any cotton been picked or ginned in your area yet? […]
Plant bug treatments continue in a wide part of the region. While they aren’t an issue in every field, our contacts
Planting conditions vary widely. In parts of the Southeast soils are too wet for field work or planting. In other areas it’s too dry to continue planting unless growers can […]
Cotton Harvest – Southeast – Pickers Running – AgFax Sep 19, 2014
Cotton harvest is underway in the Southeast. Pickers are running in a few places in the lower Southeast and cotton defoliation has started through much of our coverage area. More applications will be […]
Stink bugs are still being sprayed in places and decisions also are being made about plant bugs in some later fields. Worms are in the picture in certain areas and […]