North Carolina Cotton: Squaring Fields Need Water Jun 18, 2022

🕔Jun 18, 2022
Several folks got some rain yesterday and last night, although rains were spotty and some areas continue to be severely dry. This is clearly evident by observing the corn crop […]

Texas LRGV Cotton: Keep an Eye Out for Plant Bugs Jun 18, 2022

🕔Jun 18, 2022
General Situation Same weather this week, very hot and dry. This week temperatures were in high 90s again with heat index making temps feel above 100oF. Lots of growers were […]

Texas West Plains Cotton: Pests Quiet, Rebounding Drought Main Concern Jun 18, 2022

🕔Jun 18, 2022
On the bright side, as a manager of pests (insects, weeds, and diseases) it is quiet out there. Ok, we are spraying weeds, albeit reluctantly with dry, hot, winds; and […]

Alabama Cotton: Be on Watch for Plant Bugs, Spider Mites Jun 17, 2022

🕔Jun 17, 2022
We still have some thrips going in spots here and there, but we are mostly through that window. Plant bugs and spider mites are the biggest calls and reports that […]

Texas Field Reports: Sorghum Producers See Fewer Issues with Sugarcane Aphids Jun 15, 2022

🕔Jun 15, 2022
Texas sorghum producers, science and Mother Nature continue to keep damaging numbers of sugarcane aphids at bay, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Grain sorghum in South Texas is […]

Shurley on Cotton: “Negative Forces” Attempting to Take Control Jun 15, 2022

🕔Jun 15, 2022
Dec futures have been ranged between roughly $1.17 and $1.32 for over 2 months—reaching 3 consecutive new contract highs before taking a downturn over the past month. After making somewhat […]

Arkansas: Cotton Sustainability Field Day, Trumann, June 22 Jun 14, 2022

🕔Jun 14, 2022
A June 22 field day at the Judd Hill Foundation Farm near Trumann, will feature discussions on why sustainability is important not only to cotton farmers, but also to the […]

Texas Plains Cotton: Still Evaluating Establishment, Variable Thrips Pressure Jun 14, 2022

🕔Jun 14, 2022
General Status Another week has progressed in 2022 and we are still evaluating fields for establishment. It is safe to say that our failure rate will be high, despite some […]

Texas Blacklands Cotton: Keep Scouting for Fleahoppers, Aphids Jun 13, 2022

🕔Jun 13, 2022
GENERAL A full week of dry and excessively hot temperatures has taken a toll on the areas corn crop and is not helping the cotton crop as it is trying […]

Texas LRGV: Cotton at Peak Bloom, Looks Clean; Lots of Midge, Headworms in Sorghum Jun 13, 2022

🕔Jun 13, 2022
General Situation Very hot and dry. The heat had us at about 98oF all week and with the heat index it made it feel like 106oF. Also, the wind was […]

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