Virginia Cotton: Do ‘Cutout’ and ‘Insect Safe’ Mean the Same Thing?

🕔Aug 21, 2019I believe the most important distinction we need to make for cotton currently is in determining when the crop has cut out. Sometimes we talk about cutout being after cotton […]

Virginia Cotton: Moving Into The Pre-Defoliation Slot

🕔Aug 20, 2019The corn pickers are beginning to move, and the overall landscape of agriculture is beginning to change as we begin to enter those late August days of the growing season. […]

Virginia Cotton: Some Crops Getting Safe, Some Need Protection

🕔Aug 7, 2019After seeing some scouting reports along with personal observations over the last several days I would characterize our overall crop situation as advanced, and scattered insect pressure. Moth traps are […]

Virginia Cotton: Do I Need to Respray After Rain?

🕔Aug 2, 2019Good prospects for rainfall for the next several days will have a pretty big impact to set up our expectations for August cotton management.  If we can get a decent […]

Virginia Cotton: Insect Decisions – Some Easy, Others Not So Much

🕔Jul 31, 2019July is going to finish out with nice spraying conditions with hot days and almost comfortable nights. That nice rain we got last Tuesday did it’s job by keeping our […]

Virginia Cotton: Moth Numbers, Crop Maturity, Bugs All Advancing

🕔Jul 26, 2019Cotton had low plant bug pressure early, and a slow buildup until recently occurring in the areas that have kept getting a little rain all along. Stinkbugs have been present […]

Virginia Cotton: Rain Sets Up Aug. for More Bolls, Top Crop

🕔Jul 23, 2019Getting some nice rain when cotton has been blooming for three weeks creates the opportunity for the ‘good thing’ to happen. For all but the late crop, we are almost […]

Virginia Cotton: Crop Moving into Sensitive Stage

🕔Jul 17, 2019A little bit of rain. Another chance of rain in a couple of days, and then next week 40 or 50 percent chance for many afternoons. It’s the type of […]

Virginia Cotton: Crop Shaping Up Nicely So Far

🕔Jul 11, 2019It has been a good year to hit the easy button for cotton, at least easy compared to the last several years. Cotton looks healthy with mostly dry conditions but […]

Virginia Cotton: Crop Looks Good, Some Fertility Issues

🕔Jun 26, 2019There are two strongly different situations in our cotton crop.  An oversimplification is that we have some pretty cotton, and well, we have the other cotton that is not beautiful…yet. […]

The Latest

Send press releases to

View All Events

Send press releases to

View All Events