Cotton – Southwest – Rain Shortage | Stink Bugs Plentiful – AgFax Aug 21, 2019

🕔Aug 21, 2019
Panhandle and South Plains cotton is catching up due to high temperatures. But dry conditions are decreasing yield potential.

Cotton – Southwest – Rain Needed; Pigweed, Spurred Anoda Challenge – AgFax Jul 31, 2019

🕔Jul 31, 2019
Rain. Where it’s falling the crop looks good. But generally, there’s a severe need of moisture, especially in dryland production. Roundup-resistant pigweed continues to be a challenge, says Kyle Aljoe. Alan […]

Cotton – Southwest – Finally Some Good News; Fleahopper Scouting – AgFax Jul 3, 2019

🕔Jul 3, 2019
Bollworm egg lays are heavy in the Upper Coast and central Blacklands. A big concern is the possible need to treat Bollgard 3 and WideStrike 3 Vip cotton, reports Clyde Crumley, […]

Cotton – Southwest – Freaky Weather | Bugs | What to Plant? – AgFax Jun 12, 2019

🕔Jun 12, 2019
Larry Stalcup, Field Editor Debra L. Ferguson, Editor Many thanks to the PhytoGen Cotton Team for their continued support and sponsorship. Subscribe Texas weather? Freakish June “norther” adds insult to […]

AgFax Southwest Cotton: Sunshine! It’s Pedal to the Metal Time May 15, 2019

🕔May 15, 2019
Season long weed management will be critical for this crop since herbicide applications have been delayed or missed entirely. Glyphosate resistant ryegrass has been spotted in northeast Texas.

Texas Wheat: Monitoring Fields for Seedling Rust Mar 29, 2019

🕔Mar 29, 2019
In the past several years heavy outbreaks of rust on seedling wheat, especially stripe rust, have warranted and responded favorably to an early fungicide application. This year the disease is […]

Cotton – Southwest – Rain Halts Some Harvest | High Yields Anticipated – AgFax Sep 12, 2018

🕔Sep 12, 2018
Rain halts harvest – Upper Gulf Coast, South Texas and the Blacklands need sunshine. Harvest aid applications – Going out soon in the South Plains and Oklahoma. Pushing 4 bales – Much of our coverage […]

Cotton – Southwest – Yield Surprises | Bollworm Alert | Million Dollar Rain – AgFax Aug 15, 2018

🕔Aug 15, 2018
Four baler – Mike McHugh likes what he’s seeing after harvesting an irrigated field in south Texas. Yield surprises – Paul Pilsner counted a good crop of bolls, but turns out things were […]

Cotton – Southwest – Harvest Aid Shortage | Herbicide Tightrope – AgFax Jul 12, 2018

🕔Jul 12, 2018
Early defoliation is starting in the Corpus Christi area due to lack of moisture, and is ongoing in the LRGV. Harvest aid Thidiazuron is expected to be in short supply reports Gaylon […]

Cotton – Southwest – Some growers just can’t get a break. – AgFax Jun 29, 2018

🕔Jun 29, 2018
Weather extremes in this week’s report. Heavy rain washed into coastal areas leaving muddy fields with anticipated weed flushes. Drought continues with dryland crop failure in far West Texas, parts of […]

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