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 […]
The 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 […]
The MidSouth’s cotton crop is rapidly maturing and many of our acres will receive a harvest aid application soon after Hurricane Irma moves through the area. There are many factors […]
We are quickly approaching the finish line with this cotton crop. We were lucky in dodging the bullet with hurricane Harvey compared to the destruction our neighbors to the south encountered. […]
It’s still early in the game, but its not too early to be thinking and planning defoliation and harvest strategies for this fall. The 2017 crop appears to be more […]
Tropical Storm (or Hurricane) Harvey is expected to strike the Texas Gulf Coast later this week. This morning (8/23), The Weather Channel projected that the storm would redevelop in the Gulf […]
General Situation We received some good rains this week in some areas around the Valley, it was what I call a ‘hit and miss’. Grain sorghum and corn harvesting has […]