Virginia Cotton: Growth, Squaring Advance Jul 2, 2020

🕔Jul 2, 2020
Our cotton crop is responding to soil moisture and heat. Growth and node development are noticeable and it is beginning to make a good number of squares. We are still […]

Virginia Cotton: Considerations for Fertilizer Side-Dressing Jun 26, 2020

🕔Jun 26, 2020
The cotton during the first week of planting is all at about the 7 leaf stage and the 8th leaf is clearly visible in the bud.  This has brought us […]

Virginia Cotton: Crops Closer in Age Than Normal Jun 19, 2020

🕔Jun 19, 2020
Most of our cotton was planted from May 11th to May 25th this year which represents 14 calendar days, but only 7 degree days.  This is going to bring a […]

Virginia Cotton: Right on Time for Date It Was Planted Jun 9, 2020

🕔Jun 9, 2020
The growing season started in a way that prevented us from planting cotton during the first half of May. Since then, we have had above normal temperatures and good moisture. […]

Virginia Cotton: Leaf Scorch Mostly Cosmetic Jun 5, 2020

🕔Jun 5, 2020
Leaf scorch is a common observation in young cotton immediately following a spray application.  It is essentially cosmetic even when it is quite noticeable because the next leaves and the […]

Virginia Cotton: Kill Roundup Resistant Weeds on 1st Trip Jun 2, 2020

🕔Jun 2, 2020
The first week of June provides a better forecast than we have had for the last couple of weeks. It has been surprising that we have gotten the work done […]

Virginia Cotton: Weather Looks Good for Planting After Weekend Freeze May 8, 2020

🕔May 8, 2020
The moment we have been waiting for is at hand. That moment of course is the arrival of spring.  Well, perhaps more people are waiting for the end of virus […]

Virginia Cotton: Variety Decisions – Tweaking the Plan May 5, 2020

🕔May 5, 2020
We make a lot of our cotton variety decisions based on the technology package, past performance, as well as suitability to our management style. As we look at the hand […]

Virginia Cotton: A Few Nice Days, Then Chill Concerns May 1, 2020

🕔May 1, 2020
That really nice string of warm days that we like to see in order to plant cotton is going to give us a wink this weekend. Saturday through Monday are […]

Virginia Cotton: Expect a Slower Planting Season, Emergence Apr 28, 2020

🕔Apr 28, 2020
Planting season is upon us, although it will not be the type of season we have become used to for the last several. Plus we have been here often. Early Tuesday […]

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