Tennessee Cotton: When Should I Resume Picking?

🕔Oct 1, 2018Since 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 Cotton: Record Heat Projected into October

🕔Sep 24, 2018Virginia 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 […]

North Carolina Cotton: How Will Hurricane Florence Affect Defoliation?

🕔Sep 10, 2018I 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 […]

Georgia Cotton: When To Pull Back On Pest Management

🕔Sep 6, 2018Deciding 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 […]

Arkansas Cotton: Finish Line is Close – Harvest Aid Update

🕔Sep 5, 2018We 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 […]

Texas LRGV Cotton, Sorghum: Hot, Dry and Harvest Moving Quickly

🕔Aug 24, 2018Cotton 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 […]

Cotton – Southwest – Water Choices | Coastal Bend Harvest | Bollworms – AgFax

🕔Aug 8, 2018Hard 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.  

Georgia Cotton: Keep it Clean and Pure in 2017

🕔Oct 11, 2017With 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 […]

Tennessee: Cotton Defoliation – Is a 2nd Application Needed? – Video

🕔Sep 28, 2017Watch as Dr. Tyson Raper shows how to determine if a second application of defoliant is needed.

Tennessee Cotton: Defoliation with Cool Temperatures – Video

🕔Sep 27, 2017Over 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 […]

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