Alabama Cotton: When Should You Apply Harvest Aids? Sep 16, 2021

🕔Sep 16, 2021
Harvest aids have several main functions, including crop defoliation, boll opening and regrowth suppression. A lot of logistical factors influence the timing of harvest aid application, but there are several […]

Autauga Cotton Turn Row: Crop Conditions, Harvest Aid Considerations Sep 15, 2021

🕔Sep 15, 2021
With each passing year, crop seasons appear to get shorter and shorter. Oh, to be young again when time seemed to crawl. As we approach mid-September, every region has reached […]

2021 Midsouth Cotton Defoliation Guide Now Available Sep 14, 2021

🕔Sep 14, 2021
The 2021 Mid-South Cotton Defoliation Guide is now available online.  This guide was compiled and is updated yearly by Extension Cotton and Weed Science Specialists from throughout the Mid-South.

Mississippi: All Things Cotton Defoliation – Podcast Sep 14, 2021

🕔Sep 14, 2021
Brian calls into the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to share his thoughts on the upcoming cotton defoliation season.  Brian visits with Jason and Tom about different defoliation strategies […]

North Carolina Cotton: Frost Potential and Defoliation Considerations Oct 30, 2020

🕔Oct 30, 2020
For three weeks in a row, the weatherman has ‘kicked the can down the road’, with long-term forecasts predicting that the week after the current one would bring a cool […]

North Carolina Cotton: Updated Forecast Shows Warmer Temps Next Week Oct 16, 2020

🕔Oct 16, 2020
The weatherman’s predictions for this week and this coming weekend was fairly accurate, however, he’s had a major change of heart about the weather next week. In our last update […]

West Texas Cotton: Foliar Symptoms Driven by Weather, Not Disease Oct 14, 2020

🕔Oct 14, 2020
Cotton across much of western Texas has recently displayed varying levels of premature defoliation and foliar discoloration following a drastic shift from hot and dry to abnormally cold and wet […]

North Carolina Cotton: Likely the Last Week for Accumulating Heat Units Oct 13, 2020

🕔Oct 13, 2020
Hopefully, this will be the last update on weather and heat unit forecasts for this year. In an effort to keep this article brief, see our previous newsletters on this […]

North Carolina Cotton: Defoliation Timing and Chasing This Top Crop – UPDATE Oct 5, 2020

🕔Oct 5, 2020
This is an update to the newsletter article we released last Wednesday, September 30th, which now includes heat unit accumulation since that date and a new forecast through October 19th. […]

Tennessee Cotton: Defoliation Strip Trial Overview – Video Oct 1, 2020

🕔Oct 1, 2020
On September 18th, we applied a defoliation strip trial in Gift, TN.  The field was 85% open with juvenile and mature leaves present.  As you likely recall, this was immediately […]

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