Virginia Cotton: More Rain Please

🕔Jul 11, 2018Another cool front headed our way for Wednesday evening is predicting some decent rain amounts for spots. We have some dry places right now where it looks like the cotton […]

Virginia Cotton: Replace Leached Nitrogen Now

🕔Jul 6, 2018There seems to be a pretty good chance of getting some rain Friday night as a cold front rolls through bringing some comfortable temperatures for Saturday.  I think we have […]

Virginia Cotton: Extended Dry Period Expected

🕔Jul 2, 2018Oh my goodness.  We have just been able to start crossing these wet fields and now the popular weather forecast models are in agreement that there is almost no chance […]

Virginia Cotton: Managing Pix and Plant Bugs

🕔Jun 19, 2018Three consecutive days of temperatures into the mid-90’s are going to make any rainfall we get quite welcomed between now and Wednesday or Thursday. Cotton fields that were not pounded […]

Virginia Cotton: Better Prioritize – This Crop Is Taking Off

🕔Jun 14, 2018As you ride around the countryside in our region, it is amazing how the crops have responded to the recent rainfall, particularly in the fields that have good fertility. Top […]

Virginia Cotton: Leaf Scorch – One Thing To Minimize It

🕔May 30, 2018Since it is sort of wet to get any equipment in the field, this is a good time to do some field walking. One of the observations I have been […]

Virginia Cotton: Planting Ahead of Schedule

🕔May 9, 2018Cotton planting is close to 50% complete as we are ahead of pace for planting the 2018 cotton crop. We didn’t even have any real opportunity to plant in April […]

Virginia Cotton: Excellent Planting Conditions But Moisture Running Short

🕔May 9, 2018Cotton Planting Condtions for Franklin, Virginia Last Updated May 9 at 11:08 a.m. We have excellent planting temperatures for the forseeable future. No rain is expected for the next 4 to 5 […]

Virginia Cotton: Most Pests Below Threshold but Keep Scouting

🕔Aug 10, 2017The moth flight is holding steady but still either spotty or picking back up a bit after falling off earlier.  For worms, check under bloom tags (the brown dried up […]

Virginia Cotton: Lots of Pests on the Radar, but So Far So Good

🕔Aug 4, 2017The bollworm moth flight seems to be peaking for this first round although August is not even a week old. The intensity was variable as very large numbers could be […]

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