Cotton – Southwest – Late Season Scouting | Hanna’s Hard Hit on LRGV – AgFax Aug 12, 2020

🕔Aug 12, 2020
Herbicides. Pre-plant and residual applications have been key to control. But late-season culprits, especially pigweed seedlings, need to be taken care of quickly. With no Dicamba to lean on, Roundup and Liberty are the products of choice –or no choice.

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 – Rain Shortage | Stink Bugs Plentiful – AgFax Aug 21, 2019

🕔Aug 21, 2019
Panhandle and South Plains cotton is catching up due to high temperatures. But dry conditions are decreasing yield potential.

Cotton – Southwest – Bollworm Concerns | PGR Time – AgFax Jul 24, 2019

🕔Jul 24, 2019
Don’t take your traited cotton for granted. Keep scouting. David Kerns is testing bollworms found feeding in Bollgard 3 plants. Stink bugs – green, conchuela, brown and the dreaded red banded (in soybeans) […]

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 […]

Cotton – Southwest – Juggling Herbicides | Dodging Texas-Size Hail – AgFax May 29, 2019

🕔May 29, 2019
Larry Stalcup, Field Editor Debra L. Ferguson, Editor Many thanks to the PhytoGen Cotton Team for their continued support and sponsorship.  Subscribe  OVERVIEW The National Weather Service took note of […]

Cotton – Southwest – Bolls Popping – Dryland Yields Vary – AgFax Aug 30, 2018

🕔Aug 30, 2018
You can almost hear bolls “popping” in the dryland fields of Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle. Yuma, Arizona, cotton growers are well into harvest while the crop is still pushing hard in the central […]

Cotton – Southwest – Water Choices | Coastal Bend Harvest | Bollworms – AgFax Aug 8, 2018

🕔Aug 8, 2018
Hard Choices – Do I water the cotton or the peanuts?  Bollworm pockets are here and there, a few in pima. Irrigated cotton is vacuuming up stink bugs around Waco.  

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