Texas Upper Coast: Bollworms Moving to Cotton as Grains Dry Down; Watch for Stink Bugs

🕔Jul 3, 2017I’d like to let everyone know that the comment periods for clothianidin and thiamethoxam’s preliminary pollinator assesment, and imidicloprid’s aquatic ecological assessment are currently open. The focus is mainly on […]

Mississippi Cotton: Crops Mostly Recovering from Challenging Start

🕔Jun 30, 2017In general, this crop has started to turn the corner and take on a much better appearance over the past week to 10 days.  Given the extremely challenging start to […]

Texas West Plains: Limited Insect Pressure, Focus on the Weeds

🕔Jun 30, 2017GENERAL SITUATION Another good gentle widespread rain event would sure be nice for this upcoming 4th of July weekend. I know we need to get some weeds sprayed and keep […]

Oklahoma Cotton: Stand Problems; Cotton Fleahopper is Next Pest Up

🕔Jun 19, 2017Current Situation The Oklahoma cotton crop situation at this time is a very mixed bag. A lot of irrigated cotton was planted during the second week of May. As of […]

Texas LRGV Cotton: Crop Maturing Nicely, Watch for Plant Bugs in Late Planted Fields

🕔Jun 16, 2017General Situation Our days down here in the LRGV have been pretty hot averaging out at 100oF each day, heat index of 105oF. Looks like we will be heading into […]

Texas Cotton: Plains Weather a Mixed Bag, Crop Faring Mostly Well

🕔May 25, 2017General Status For the third straight year, cotton planting season for the Texas High Plains has been quirkily cool for extended periods bookended by shorter periods of the customary flash […]

Georgia: Cotton Coming Up, Scout for Thrips; Variety Trial Planted

🕔May 19, 2017Cotton is anywhere from just planted to cotyledon to 4 leaf at this time. Recent rains have growers planting and we hope to have more this weekend. As far as […]

Virginia Cotton: Still Waiting for Rain

🕔Aug 30, 2016When you’re looking at tropical weather in the south and hoping that it comes your way, then you know it’s dry. More than half of our region has not received […]

Texas West Plains Cotton: Crop Mostly Cut-Out; 4 Priorities for Coming Weeks

🕔Aug 25, 2016Cotton is mostly all hard-cut out with only an occasional bloom in the top node. The range of cotton fields though still has some acres with 4 nodes above white […]

Texas West Plains Cotton: Last Viable Boll Date; Overwatering Caution

🕔Aug 18, 2016Cotton ranges from 5 nodes above white flower to hard cut-out. Ideally cotton will be blooming out-the-top by now; because we have reached that point when the odds of a […]

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