Virginia Cotton: Some Crops Getting Safe, Some Need Protection Aug 7, 2019

🕔Aug 7, 2019
After 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, 2019

🕔Aug 2, 2019
Good 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, 2019

🕔Jul 31, 2019
July 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, 2019

🕔Jul 26, 2019
Cotton 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, 2019

🕔Jul 23, 2019
Getting 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, 2019

🕔Jul 17, 2019
A 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, 2019

🕔Jul 11, 2019
It 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, 2019

🕔Jun 26, 2019
There 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. […]

Virginia Cotton: Common Issues from Wet Weather Jun 20, 2019

🕔Jun 20, 2019
June weather continues to be almost opposite of May although we are expecting the frequency of rainfall to slow down by the weekend. There is a characteristic that most all […]

Virginia Cotton: Crop Looks Good, Developing Faster Than Normal Jun 11, 2019

🕔Jun 11, 2019
One of the challenges of figuring out priorities for us folks in Row-Crop Agriculture is related to timing.  Typically, we humans conduct our lives based on a calendar.  School gets […]

The Latest

Send press releases to

View All Events

Send press releases to

View All Events