Cotton Southwest – Irrigation Running; More Planting; First Time Growers – AgFax

🕔May 17, 2017Fleahoppers and thrips are on the radar in the Upper Coast and Lower Rio Grande Valley where dry weather is giving irrigation systems a workout. Beneficials are helping control the […]

Cotton – Southwest – Sprouting Bolls; West Texas Dry, Others Just Right – AgFax

🕔Aug 24, 2016Bolls are sprouting in soggy central and southeastern Texas, where it has rained 9 straight days and even more in some areas. There are numerous insurance issues related to loss […]

Cotton – Southwest – Sure Could Use a Soaking Rain; Hoods, Hoes Go After Weeds – AgFax

🕔Jul 27, 2016The price of cotton at 73 cents-plus  has switched the irrigation pumps from lower priced corn fields into some higher valued cotton acres. Read comments from Ryan Roberts.

Cotton – Southwest – Resistant Weeds; Sting Bugs; 1st Bale of 2016 – AgFax

🕔Jun 22, 2016Herbicide resistant weeds were on the minds of several of our crop advisors in Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas this week. Some fields have kochia that’s so hardy the hooded sprayers […]

Cotton – Southwest – Wet and Messy Planting Delays, But Also Good Weather News

🕔May 25, 2016Southwest cotton growers saw an assortment of weather conditions this week – from muddy fields that looked swampy enough for a bullfrog party all the way to hail storms so […]

Southwest Cotton – From Blooming to Waiting to Plant – AgFax

🕔May 4, 2016The first cotton blooms were seen last week in Rio Grande Valley fields. That’s the good news! The bad news: white flies, spider mites, aphids and fleahoppers are showing up […]

Peanut Harvest Widens In Southeast, Midsouth – AgFax

🕔Sep 19, 2015Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Peanuts, sponsored by Arysta LifeScience. Owen Taylor, Editor (601-992-9488) Larry Stalcup, Southwest Editor (806-356-6098) OVERVIEW: SOUTHEAST, MIDSOUTH In the Midsouth, digging has started […]

Peanuts – Harvest Expands Into More States – AgFax

🕔Sep 5, 2015 Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Peanuts, sponsored by Arysta LifeScience. Owen Taylor, Editor (601-992-9488) Larry Stalcup, Southwest Editor (806-356-6098) Subscribe to this report   Sclerotinia and leaf spot are […]

Cotton – Southwest: Heat Units Still Needed; Harvest Begins – AgFax

🕔Sep 2, 2015Harvest yields along the Upper Gulf Coast are up to 1.5 bales, topping off a below average year. Early upland picking around Yuma, Arizona, hit 3.5 bales to the acre. […]

Cotton – Southwest : Weed Battles – Hoe Crews Weary; Insects Active

🕔Aug 12, 2015Insect traffic report: Verde plant bugs, brown stink bugs, leaf-footed bugs remain in the picture on coastal areas. Lygus are threatening to invade fields in parts of the South Plains. […]

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