One pigweed plant can produce half-a-million seed, which is just one factor pushing growers to look for better pre-emerge choices as they wait for new chemistries to come along.
Rio Grande Valley cutout has growers seeing the end for the dryland crop. Dryland fields in the South Plains and far West Texas, where there’s been no rain, have farmers dusting-in seeds.
Larry Stalcup, Contributing Editor Debra Ferguson, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Southwest Cotton, sponsored by the Southwest team of PhytoGen cottonseed. Subscribe OVERVIEW Where’s the rain? Dry […]
Cool, wet conditions have central Texas fields at a standstill, as planters rev up for action the next week or two. Planters are also ready to roll in the next few weeks near El Paso and southeastern New Mexico.
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 […]
Lots of bug news: Conchuela and Brown stink bugs, moth flights, egg lays, fleahoppers and lygus
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 […]
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.
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. […]
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 […]