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 […]

Tennessee Cotton: Defoliating in Volatile Weather Conditions Sep 25, 2020

🕔Sep 25, 2020
If you trust the forecast, volatile temperatures should increase over the weekend before again falling into the upper 40s by the middle of next week.  Thanks, 2020.  Unfortunately, we do […]

Florida: Cotton Defoliation Tips – Video Sep 21, 2020

🕔Sep 21, 2020
It is that time of the year, and peanut harvest has started in the Panhandle. Peanuts might start off the harvest, but cotton will be ready soon.  Most growers are […]

Tennessee Cotton: Defoliation Thoughts Heading into a Cold Front Sep 18, 2020

🕔Sep 18, 2020
Defoliation became a little more complicated this week.  While we were lucky enough to miss the mid-week rain, the next few nights are going to be quite cold (upper 40s […]

Mississippi Cotton: Defoliation Season Begins – Podcast Sep 18, 2020

🕔Sep 18, 2020
Brian sits down with Bobby and Jason to discuss cotton defoliation. Ben Lawrence joins to talk cotton terminology. http://extension.msstate.edu/sites/default/files/audio/cotton%20brian%209-14-20.mp3

Texas Cotton: Harvest Aid Strategies For The Southern High Plains (Podcast) Sep 17, 2020

🕔Sep 17, 2020
People often refer to the “art and science” of cotton defoliation. In this edition of the IPM Radio Podcast, Blayne Reed and Kerry Siders with Texas A&M Extension delve into […]

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