Tennessee Cotton: Bollworm Control Considerations Jul 31, 2022
As of this week, bollworm trap catches across West TN are beginning to increase and moths are making their way into many cotton fields.
Not much has changed with the bug complex situation over the past 7 days. Some fields are still requiring attention from plant bugs, but we are at the point with […]
Arkansas: Weed Management Field Day, Keiser, Aug. 23 Jul 26, 2022
As weeds become more adept at evading control, researchers in Arkansas and elsewhere are testing whether machine learning can improve weed management and save farmers money. Jason Norsworthy, distinguished professor […]
Over the past few weeks, the market resembles a rusty old truck trying to climb a rainy dirt road. Each time it seems to gather traction, it slips and slides […]
Weekly Cotton Review – USDA Jul 24, 2022
Spot quotations were 134 points higher than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for the base quality of cotton (color 41, […]
Cotton ranges from 9 true leaves with 2 first position squares to 18.4 total nodes with 2.7 first position bolls and 5.2 nodes above white flower. Square set continues to […]
From this point forward, the bug complex of stink bugs and plant bugs will be the most yield limiting insect situation we deal with.
Grain prices remain strong, but heat and drought have taken a toll on Texas crop acres, which could impact supplies and prices in the short- and long-term, according to a Texas […]
Mississippi Cotton: Spider Mite Recommendations Jul 18, 2022
Over the last several weeks, the weather has been hot and dry and in some areas of the state spider mites have reached treatable thresholds. Rarely do spider mites have […]
Some key economic data and the monthly WASDE report were released last week. With a market keen on reacting to the news of the day, active trading came as no […]