Texas Plains Cotton: Dryland Fields Mostly Gone, Pests Quiet but Some Sneaking In Jul 3, 2022

🕔Jul 3, 2022
General Status With the fate of most of the borderline failing fields finally determined via insurance, we have been able to focus better on the well being of our surviving […]

Alabama Cotton: “Plant Bugs Still the Hottest Ticket in Town” Jul 3, 2022

🕔Jul 3, 2022
We have gotten some rains over the past week, although some of it was still isolated. Hopefully this will help kick the crop back in gear and get moving. We […]

Texas Blacklands Cotton: Fruit Shed and Nutrient Deficiencies; Pests Light, but Keep Eyes Open Jul 3, 2022

🕔Jul 3, 2022
GENERAL We finally got a much-needed break from the triple digit temperatures, and some areas even received some rain although it was much less than what is needed. Area crops […]

Texas LRGV Cotton: Good Control of Plant Bugs, Sharp Increase in Whitefly Pressure Jul 3, 2022

🕔Jul 3, 2022
General Situation Very hot and dry again this week with a couple of slight showers but no significant rain falls in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. Cotton This week checking […]

Virginia Cotton: Good Square Load, Watch Out for Plant Bugs Jul 2, 2022

🕔Jul 2, 2022
Ya know, when you ride around for several hours a day thinking about crops and walk in cotton fields half the time, your perspective jumps around.  You think of some […]

Texas Field Reports: High Temperatures Take Toll on Crops Jun 30, 2022

🕔Jun 30, 2022
The high temperatures crops experienced over recent weeks across much of the state could translate into lower yields for producers, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Research expert. Lee Tarpley, Ph.D., AgriLife […]

Louisiana: Agronomic Crops School, Alexandria, Aug. 4 Jun 29, 2022

🕔Jun 29, 2022
The LSU AgCenter Dean Lee Research and Extension Center will open its doors to farmers, consultants and others in the agriculture industry Aug. 4 for an Agronomic Crops School. The […]

North Carolina: Earworm Populations Heavy in Corn. What Does That Mean for Cotton, Soybeans? Jun 28, 2022

🕔Jun 28, 2022
Corn earworm (aka bollworm, podworm, tomato fruitworm) populations are much higher in corn than usual. Corn is a nursery crop for this pest and high populations in corn generally mean […]

North Carolina: Cotton Beginning to Bloom – Pay Attention to Growth!! Jun 28, 2022

🕔Jun 28, 2022
There have been a few reports of cotton beginning to bloom across the state. This is expected from earlier, late-April planted cotton, whereas several slightly later-planted fields are expected to […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Prices Dive! What Happened and Why? Jun 28, 2022

🕔Jun 28, 2022
It always happens! July and December come together. Yet, neither for a million dollars, nor in a million years, would I have guessed it would have been this way. It […]

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