The Southeast is thriving after rains and warm temperatures have encouraged growth. Stands look healthy, and weed control is the main focus now.
Developing potential tropical storm (Claudette) threatens growers with crops already underwater from last week’s rains that hit south Arkansas, north Louisiana and parts of Mississippi hard. Other areas are looking to irrigate fields by this weekend without a rain.
Plants are perking up after continued hot, dry weather has awakened rain-stunted fields from the Upper Gulf Coast to West Texas and up through the Panhandle. Oklahoma and Kansas are also banking on bright skies and higher temps to help crops catch up.
Alabama Cotton: Sidedress Fertilizer Applications Jun 16, 2021
With cotton planting dates varying widely across the state, time for sidedress fertilizer may or may not be fast-approaching. Regardless of planting date, demand for nitrogen (N) increases significantly after […]
The July 30 field day at the Judd Hill Foundation will explore various facets of sustainable cotton production, including soil health, water use and greenhouse gas production. On-site registration opens […]
General Status This week our producers and associated industries are trying to see just how much we can do at the same time with the least amount of sleep. We […]
GENERAL Dry and warmer weather is finally moved into the area during the middle of this past week and has allowed for wheat harvest to ramp up and cotton growth. […]
General Situation This week we finally received some sunshine and crops started to dry out and the mosquitos decided to show up. Many growers were getting into what fields they […]
Mississippi State Extension crops specialists spend time talking about potential questions that may arise after the water recedes from the severe flooding experienced in parts of Mississippi in June 2021. […]
Shurley on Cotton: Prices Post a “Triple Top” Jun 14, 2021
If you feel like you are “behind” in your pricing/price protection and have been waiting for opportunity to get caught up, here you go. We mentioned a couple of weeks […]