Texas LRGV IPM: More Fleahoppers in Cotton; Sugarcane Aphids Take Off in Sorghum

🕔May 17, 2019General Situation Hot and muggy this week as the LRGV received some rain on Monday and Tuesday and a little on Wednesday. Harlingen, Raymondville and Weslaco areas received anywhere from […]

DTN Cotton Close: Lower in Lethargic Trade

🕔May 17, 2019The cotton market ended in the week with a bearish Friday session. The bearish close was fitting to a week where the overall dropped some 3.00 cents and to a […]

Shurley on Cotton: Prices Tumble Through Support as Trade Uncertainties Mount

🕔May 17, 2019New crop Dec futures had solid support at 72 cents. Having earlier reached the 77-cent area, prices had begun to decline in mid-April but the 72 cent area was expected […]

Virginia Cotton: Transform Receives Section 18 Approval for Tarnished Plant Bugs

🕔May 17, 2019Virginia cotton growers can now use Transform to control tarnished plant bug in cotton in 2019 (June 1 – Oct 1). This product will allow us to rotate modes of […]

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

🕔May 17, 2019Average quotations were 622 points lower 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, […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Digging Deep for Some Good News

🕔May 17, 2019One had to dig deep this week to find positive news in the cotton market. It could only be found in the markets double bottom technical support between 66 and […]

DTN Cotton Open: Market Struggles to Recover

🕔May 17, 2019After a punishing week of crashing prices, the cotton market still cannot muster enough power to rally as it enters Friday. The last few days saw outside help from the […]

Texas Cotton: Planting and Soil Temperatures

🕔May 16, 2019Cotton gets off to its best start when planted in a recommended 69°F consistent temperature soil (roughly 64°F bare mini-mum with a warming trend). This winter and spring the soil […]

Texas Blacklands: Wheat Heading Towards Finish; Saturated Soils Affecting Cotton, Corn

🕔May 16, 2019GENERAL: Wheat is turning the last corner and headed for the finish line, with some wheat fields starting to turn last week. Most of the hard-red winter wheat fields in […]

Tennessee Cotton: Seed Quality and Replant Decisions – Podcast

🕔May 16, 2019Dr. Tyson Raper addresses seed quality issues and offers guidance on making the decision to replant.

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