Florida Corn: Twisted Whorl Syndrome

🕔May 14, 2019Throughout North Florida, producers have reported seeing corn of certain varieties with twisted whorls and other unusual symptoms. Soon after planting, the region experienced cool temperatures in combination with the […]

AgFax Southeast Cotton: Perhaps “The Best Planting Season In A Generation” For Some Areas?

🕔May 8, 2019Owen 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 […]

Cotton – Southeast – Crop Gets Break From Rain, Insects Still Stirring – AgFax

🕔Aug 31, 2018Rainfall 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, […]

Cotton – Southeast – Whitefly Turning Up – What Next? AgFax Southeast Cotton

🕔Aug 2, 2018The insect caused havoc in 2017 in Georgia and parts of Alabama. Will it be a factor in late-planted cotton this year?

Cotton – Southeast – Bad Stink Bug Year Shaping Up? AgFax Southeast Cotton

🕔Jul 6, 2018Stink bugs are becoming more obvious in parts of the region and treatments have started in Georgia in scattered locations.

Florida Peanuts: Boron Deficiency – A Rare but Serious Issue

🕔Jun 11, 2018Now that it’s early June, peanut fields across the Panhandle range in age from freshly planted to nearly 40 days after planting. Within the past two weeks, many areas have […]

Cotton – Southeast – Wrapping Up Planting, Hints Of More Doublecropping – AgFax

🕔Jun 7, 2018The strong cotton market probably won’t prompt much acreage expansion past what growers hoped to plant, although some unplanted peanut ground may well move to cotton and growers may try a […]

Cotton – Southeast Planting Stops Widely Pending Rain – AgFax Southeast Cotton

🕔May 10, 2018Dry conditions have put cotton planting on hold in parts of the region. Where possible, growers are switching to planting peanuts because they can go deeper for moisture.

AgFax Southeast Cotton: Hurricane Irma Puts Early Defoliation On Hold

🕔Sep 8, 2017Hurricane Irma is pushing back the urge to defoliate any cotton that’s ready in the lower Southeast. The consensus is that Irma will affect Florida, portions of Georgia, the Carolinas and […]

Florida Cotton: Silverleaf Whiteflies Invade the Panhandle

🕔Aug 25, 2017Sliverleaf whiteflies (SLWF), also known as sweet potato whiteflies, are a major pest in many cropping systems. The SLWF has a broad feeding range of over 600 host plants, which […]

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