Rain began falling across parts of the Midsouth on Wednesday and more is expected. It’s generally needed after a long stretch of hot, dry weather. However, more rain now will compound the misery where rivers are out of their banks or backwater flooding pushed into fields.
Owen Taylor, Editor Questions, comments, complaints? My door is always open. Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Southeast Cotton, sponsored by the Southern Cotton Team of AMVAC Chemical Corporation. […]
AgFax Southeast Cotton: Perhaps “The Best Planting Season In A Generation” For Some Areas? May 8, 2019
Owen Taylor, Editor Questions, comments, complaints? My door is always open. Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Southeast Cotton, sponsored by the Southern Cotton Team of AMVAC Chemical Corporation […]
At least some cotton was picked in Mississippi and Tennessee before Hurricane Gordon touched land on the Gulf Coast.
Rainfall has eased up across much of the Southeast over the last week, and drier conditions have reduced the risk of boll rot and hard locking in early-planted cotton. In places, […]
More defoliation has started, with applications underway at least into northeast Arkansas. So far, no reports of cotton actually being picked. In parts of the region, growers are focusing on wrapping […]
The crop is running ahead of schedule in many areas and insect control is wrapping up as more cotton moves past cutout.
The insect caused havoc in 2017 in Georgia and parts of Alabama. Will it be a factor in late-planted cotton this year?
Bollworm egg laying has started. Concerns linger about how well dual-gene cotton will hold up, based on slippage in the last couple of years.
Stink bugs are becoming more obvious in parts of the region and treatments have started in Georgia in scattered locations.