Cotton – Southwest – Late Season Scouting | Hanna’s Hard Hit on LRGV – AgFax Aug 12, 2020

🕔Aug 12, 2020
Herbicides. Pre-plant and residual applications have been key to control. But late-season culprits, especially pigweed seedlings, need to be taken care of quickly. With no Dicamba to lean on, Roundup and Liberty are the products of choice –or no choice.

Cotton – Southwest – Hanna Damages | PGR Talk | Avoid the Hoe – AgFax Aug 5, 2020

🕔Aug 5, 2020
Hurricane Hanna showed no mercy. Texas counties Cameron, Hidalgo and Willacy took the brunt of the storm. Holly Davis, Texas AgriLife, reported damage estimates in the 130,000-plus acres range.

Cotton – Southwest – Hanna Hits LRGV | Enlist Gets Reprieve – AgFax Jul 29, 2020

🕔Jul 29, 2020
The Lower Rio Grande Valley was ransacked last weekend (7/25) when Hanna’s high winds and pounding rain ripped through the region destroying everything in its wake, including a promising cotton crop.

Cotton – Southwest – Quiet. Too Hot, Dry for Insects and Weeds. Jul 15, 2020

🕔Jul 15, 2020
Thermometers are popping up to 100-plus degrees in Texas, Arizona, New Mexico and Oklahoma. And, in case you’re interested, Chuck Wilbur says 114 degrees provides about 30 “bonus” heat units daily.

Cotton – Southwest – Triple Digits Ahead – AgFax Jul 8, 2020

🕔Jul 8, 2020
With a forecast calling for at least a week of 100-degree days, even irrigation pumps running at high capacity will be stressed.

Cotton – Southwest – Bolls Popping, Young Plants Coming On – AgFax Jul 1, 2020

🕔Jul 1, 2020
Cotton maturity ranges from bolls popping around Corpus Christi to new germination in southern Kansas. More rain is needed west of I-35 and northward.

Cotton – Southwest – Insects, Herbicides and PGRs – AgFax Jun 24, 2020

🕔Jun 24, 2020
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.

Cotton – Southwest – Rain Would Help | Dicamba Alternative? Jun 17, 2020

🕔Jun 17, 2020
Hot, dry winds and lack of moisture made for common ground across the region this week. But that’s not to minimize insect pressure.

Cotton – Southwest – Dicamba Disruption, More Facts Come into Focus – AgFax Jun 10, 2020

🕔Jun 10, 2020
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 EPA’s Reprieve – If […]

Cotton – Southwest: Wet, Dry and Drier – Mother Nature Challenges – AgFax Jun 3, 2020

🕔Jun 3, 2020
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 Weather. It’s too wet […]

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