Georgia Cotton: PGRs – Slowing Down Growth After Bloom

🕔Aug 27, 2018We’ve had good conversation this past week about plant growth regulators after bloom. It’s difficult to slow the plant down after bloom if we really start stretching. And our aggressive […]

Arkansas Cotton: Insecticide Termination Rules

🕔Aug 17, 2018The growing season is winding down and growers are faced with the decision on when they can stop spraying for insect pests without experiencing yield loss. Extensive research has been […]

Georgia Cotton: Fight for Square Retention

🕔Aug 16, 2018We got another 3 weeks to produce a cotton crop, and the crop does look good right now. Some fields are cutout, but most fields are a few nodes below […]

Texas Plains Cotton: Plenty of Pests, PGR Decisions, Irrigation Needs

🕔Jul 17, 2018General Status Some beneficial rains did cross the area late last week and weekend with some minimal damage reported. These rains were welcome but far from filling our dry soil […]

Mississippi Cotton: How’s Our Crop Going into July?

🕔Jul 10, 2018The 2018 cotton crop in Mississippi has some degree of difference in terms of crop maturity at this point in the growing season. Some growers have cotton that has been […]

Virginia Cotton: Better Prioritize – This Crop Is Taking Off

🕔Jun 14, 2018As you ride around the countryside in our region, it is amazing how the crops have responded to the recent rainfall, particularly in the fields that have good fertility. Top […]

Texas Plains: Cotton Needs More Heat Units, Sorghum Still at Risk from Sugarcane Aphids

🕔Oct 19, 2017General Status For the past few weeks or so we had been socked in with moisture and cool temperatures, only to finally come out of the pattern into frosty and […]

Texas Northern High Plains Cotton: Mitigating Cool Temps and an Immature Crop

🕔Oct 10, 2017The role of temperature, and specifically heat, in the growth and development of cotton is a common topic of discussion during the season.  Heat units are a critical component for […]

Tennessee Cotton: Defoliation as Temperatures Begin to Drop

🕔Sep 27, 2017The past two weeks have been excellent for defoliation.  Clear skies, nighttime temperatures in excess of 65F degrees, and very few scattered showers have allowed many to shed green leaves […]

Texas Plains: Ideal Weather for Cotton Development, Sugarcane Aphids Still in Late Sorghum

🕔Sep 18, 2017General Situation The weather has been just what the doctor ordered for cotton this past week. Heat units are pilling in and the generally ‘late’ or ‘rank’ cotton is responding […]

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