Southeast Cotton: Squaring Cotton Pushes Growers to Scout for Plant Bugs Jul 1, 2021

🕔Jul 1, 2021
It is time to scout fields. Populations are growing for both plant bugs and aphids, so treatments are going out.

Southwest Cotton: More Rain Means More Weeds, But Chemicals Hard to Come By Jul 1, 2021

🕔Jul 1, 2021
Cotton’s at a standstill in parts of the Panhandle, no thanks to continued rain and highs only in the 70s, notes AgriLife’s Jourdan Bell. Unseasonal cool, wet conditions are lingering throughout northwest Texas and into Oklahoma.

Midsouth Cotton: Rain Subsides In Time for Cotton Plant Bug Window Jun 25, 2021

🕔Jun 25, 2021
After mid-June floods, growers were forced to access fields and make the tough decision to replant this late in the season or not. Other areas are looking to irrigate as temperatures continue to rise.

Southeast Cotton: Be On the Lookout for Plant Bugs Jun 25, 2021

🕔Jun 25, 2021
The Southeast is seeing some flooding after rain from the tropical storm.

Southwest Cotton: Pests Are On the Move But Chemicals in Short Supply Jun 24, 2021

🕔Jun 24, 2021
Fleahoppers are hungry for cotton in parts of the Panhandle and South Plains as weedy ditches and corners dry down. A few fields still need thrips treatments as the latest plants push forward.

Midsouth Cotton: Potential Tropical Depression Threatens Areas Already Underwater Jun 17, 2021

🕔Jun 17, 2021
Developing potential tropical storm (Claudette) threatens growers with crops already underwater from last week’s rains that hit south Arkansas, north Louisiana and parts of Mississippi hard. Other areas are looking to irrigate fields by this weekend without a rain.

Southwest Cotton: Weeds and Pests Pick Up as the Crops Perk Up Jun 17, 2021

🕔Jun 17, 2021
Plants are perking up after continued hot, dry weather has awakened rain-stunted fields from the Upper Gulf Coast to West Texas and up through the Panhandle. Oklahoma and Kansas are also banking on bright skies and higher temps to help crops catch up.

Southwest Cotton: Temps – and Pests – on the Rise Jun 12, 2021

🕔Jun 12, 2021
The heat is on in West Texas and the Texas Panhandle where 100-degree temperatures are forecast this week. That’s welcome news for growers ready for the sunshine after enjoying plenty of rainfall. But crusting issues following those rains have growers pondering whether replants are needed.

Southeast Cotton: Rain Provides Some Relief Jun 11, 2021

🕔Jun 11, 2021
The Southeast finally received some relief from the drought thanks to recent rainfall. Planting efforts are nearly done and stands look healthy.

Midsouth Cotton: Rain Continues – And It Might Be One of the Worst Years for Thrips Jun 10, 2021

🕔Jun 10, 2021
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