Since my last post, reports of sprouting have spread across most major cotton producing counties in TN. In most of the fields I’ve walked, the majority of the seeds have […]
Virginia is at 2400 DD-60’s at the beginning of this last week of September. By October 1st, we will pass 2500 total cotton heat units which will be close to […]
I still am hoping this article isn’t necessary, but it seems that forecasters are more certain that Hurricane Florence will make landfall in NC. Only a very little cotton has […]
Deciding when to terminate insect controls can be challenging in some fields, but a few basic considerations will help guide that process. When evaluating a field, identify the last boll […]
We are quickly approaching the finish line with this cotton crop. Our plant activity is relatively high at this time in many of our fields which should be an indicator […]
Cotton is being harvested as quickly as possible now with the September 1 deadline for cotton stalk destruction right around the corner. It is very hot and dry as everyday […]
Hard Choices – Do I water the cotton or the peanuts? Bollworm pockets are here and there, a few in pima. Irrigated cotton is vacuuming up stink bugs around Waco.
With cotton harvest underway, it is important to “keep it clean and pure” this year. American cotton growers worked hard to gain a reputation for producing clean fiber, but over the […]
Watch as Dr. Tyson Raper shows how to determine if a second application of defoliant is needed.
Over the next few nights, temperatures are forecasted to fall below 60 degrees F, which changes defoliation recommendations. Dr. Tyson Raper provides info on products to use when nighttime temperatures […]