Texas LRGV Cotton: Good Yields, Whiteflies Moving into Defoliated Fields Aug 16, 2019

🕔Aug 16, 2019
General Situation Weather in the Valley this week is rediculously hot but perfect for cotton harvesting! Everyday we have been reaching temperatures between 101oF and 105oF and even higher in […]

Cotton – Southwest – Bugs, Weeds, and The Heat is On – AgFax Jul 10, 2019

🕔Jul 10, 2019
Lots of bug news: Conchuela and Brown stink bugs, moth flights, egg lays, fleahoppers and lygus

Cotton – Southwest – Too Wet, Too Cool, Too Long – AgFax Jun 19, 2019

🕔Jun 19, 2019
   Larry Stalcup, Field Editor Debra L. Ferguson, Editor Many thanks to the PhytoGen Cotton Team for their continued support and sponsorship.  Subscribe  OVERVIEW Weeds – “if you can see […]

AgFax Southwest Cotton: Too Wet, Planting Stalled, Weeds Growing – Hit Replay May 9, 2019

🕔May 9, 2019
Planting remains in a rut. Priority One is getting seed in the ground. Wet fields are predominant over much of our coverage area, which goes hand-in-hand with weed concerns.

Cotton – Southwest – Rain Helps; Residuals Working – AgFax Jun 6, 2018

🕔Jun 6, 2018
Rain fell at last in parts of Texas and Oklahoma. Dryland is still in the 11th hour after 100+ heat and no soil moisture. Some New Mexico growers also got a rain break. […]

Cotton – Southwest: Rain Would Help; Oklahoma Acres Up; RGV in Bloom – AgFax May 9, 2018

🕔May 9, 2018
Reports come to you from the cotton fields of Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Kansas and Arizona. Waiting on a rain. Most West Texas growers are chomping at the bit to plant. With […]

Texas Grain Sorghum: Hybrid Tolerance to Sugarcane Aphid Shows Dramatic Results Mar 12, 2018

🕔Mar 12, 2018
This is an edited version of a report first prepared for Texas Grain Sorghum Association’s “Sorghum Insider” (see other TGSA sorghum tips here)  Here we share results of different assessments of […]

Cotton – Southwest – Bollworm Concerns as Crop Moves Forward – AgFax Jul 19, 2017

🕔Jul 19, 2017
Bollworm injury is unexpectedly high in Bt cotton in parts of Texas. If you’re caught up in this, don’t feel like the Lone Ranger. Similar reports are surfacing in the Midsouth, […]

Texas LRGV Cotton: Time to Consider Harvest Aid Timing Jun 30, 2017

🕔Jun 30, 2017
General Situation We received some good rains this week in some areas around the Valley, it was what I call a ‘hit and miss’. Grain sorghum and corn harvesting has […]

Cotton – Southwest – Thrips Chow Down; Hi Temps Damage is Similar Jun 14, 2017

🕔Jun 14, 2017
NOT thrips. That’s what Kerry Siders has concluded about damaged leaves found in some Texas Plains cotton. When is a cotton plant like a piece of bologna? Read more of […]

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