There’s always something for farmers to monitor or manage, and in many row-crop fields across the state, weed control is the big concern of the moment. Jason Bond, weed scientist […]
Cotton is blooming widely now. That means it needs rain, which has been spotty, at best, for weeks.
Numerous questions have came in over the past 7-10 days regarding managing cotton growth with plant growth regulators. While every situation can be unique with respect to cotton growth and […]
Residual herbicides have browned up some cotton more than might be expected, two of our contacts noted this week. The effect has occurred wtith several herbicides and/or adjuvants.
Planting has stopped in places where growers have either run out of moisture or are waiting for soils to dry out. How much later people will plant cotton remains an open […]
Delays abound. Will Delta farmers buckle down and plant the last acres late? The price of soybeans may influence how long growers will keep cotton seed flowing.
Growers may be on their way to planting more cotton in Mississippi soil than they have in 11 years, despite a late start. Darrin Dodds, cotton specialist for the Mississippi […]
Much of the 2018 Midsouth cotton crop has now been planted, based on this week’s reports. We’re hearing about planting winding down on a localized basis from Louisiana to Missouri. While plenty […]
Seedlings are jumping out of the ground. Cotton planters are running hard. Plenty of farmers have finished planting or could hit that point before next week.
Bigger plantings expected across states – with one exception. How much it rains with next front could influence how the region’s final acreage trends.