Texas LRGV Cotton: Harvest in Full Swing Aug 23, 2021

🕔Aug 23, 2021
Very hot weather in the LRGV as the grain sorghum and corn harvest finally wraps up and cotton harvest is in full swing now. Cotton harvest began last week and […]

Shurley on Cotton: Preserve the Best Fiber Quality You Can Oct 2, 2020

🕔Oct 2, 2020
Dec futures made a good run at 67 cents a couple of weeks ago. Since that time, prices retreated to and bounced off the 65-cent area and now moving back […]

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 […]

Arkansas Cotton: What to Know About Harvest Aids Sep 4, 2020

🕔Sep 4, 2020
We are quickly approaching the finish line with this cotton crop.  We have a very good and uniform boll load.  While hurricane Laura has changed the complexion of this crop, […]

Texas LRGV Cotton: Heavy Whiteflies, Late Season Thrips Jul 23, 2020

🕔Jul 23, 2020
General Situation/ Harvest Time Weather continues to be incredibly hot in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. Many growers were either applying the first or second round of defoliant this week […]

Texas LRGV Cotton: 1st Bale of the Season Harvested Jun 19, 2020

🕔Jun 19, 2020
General Situation Muddy this week in the Valley in some areas as we were dodging rain to scout. Grain sorghum harvest has been stalled in some areas due to random […]

Tennessee Cotton: Estimating Yield Loss from Fall Out Dec 4, 2019

🕔Dec 4, 2019
While the finish line is either within sight or has been reached by most, Tennessee still has several acres of cotton in the field.  Several have reported fall out, or […]

Alabama Cotton: Late Oct. Rains Slow Down Harvest Nov 6, 2019

🕔Nov 6, 2019
The latter part of October ushered in rains which ended an extended period of great harvest weather. Since then, showers and overcast days have interrupted picking regularly, making it difficult […]

Virginia Cotton: Micronaire Primary Source of Quality Concern Nov 1, 2019

🕔Nov 1, 2019
Harvest approaches two thirds complete.  Ginning is about 2 and a half weeks behind the call-in dates.  Our gins are operating at record pace which is helping us keep our […]

Tennessee Cotton: Opening Bolls Immediately Before a Freeze Oct 29, 2019

🕔Oct 29, 2019
The forecast lows for Thursday/Friday/Saturday/Sunday nights have bounced around over the past few days, but this morning they included a 26, 28, 28 and 31.  I’ve passed many fields with […]

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