Cotton – Southwest – Harvest Aid Shortage | Herbicide Tightrope – AgFax

🕔Jul 12, 2018Early 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 – Irrigation Capacity No Match for Drought – W. Texas

🕔Jul 6, 2018Rain finally arrived in parts of the Panhandle and south Plains. Central Texas remains parched and dryland abandonment is high in west Texas.

Cotton – Southwest – Some growers just can’t get a break. – AgFax

🕔Jun 29, 2018Weather 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 […]

South Texas Cotton: Did Recent Rains Come Too Late?

🕔Jun 22, 2018The 2018 season in South Texas has been a tough one. In southernmost areas, a dry winter and spring meant planting moisture was scarce, while excessive rainfall was a common […]

Cotton – Southwest – Trap Counts Rising | New Gin in Town – AgFax

🕔Jun 20, 2018Unseasonably wet weather has Arizona growers smiling thanks to Pacific Hurricane Bud. New Mexico has also enjoyed good moisture. Rain is in the forecast for southwest Oklahoma where dryland is on the brink – it’s […]

Cotton – Southwest – Herbicide Drift | ‘Planting Rain’ | Shielded Sprayers – AgFax

🕔Jun 13, 2018Crop injury due to herbicide drift is sparking notice from the Texas Department of Agriculture. Hot winds and high temps have been battering crops, especially where rain is so badly needed. Some coastal […]

Cotton – Southwest – Rain Helps; Residuals Working – AgFax

🕔Jun 6, 2018Rain fell at last in parts of Texas and Oklahoma. Dryland is still in the 11th hour after 100+ heat and no soil moisture. Some New Mexico growers also got a rain break. […]

Texas: Enlist Herbicides – Minimizing Off-Target Movement

🕔May 31, 2018Numerous complaints have been received from the off-target movement of auxin herbicides in parts of South and East Texas over the past two weeks. Due to the extremely high sensitivity […]

Cotton – Southwest – High Temps; Dryland Desperate – AgFax

🕔May 30, 2018West Texas drought continues. Temps pushing 100+ this week. Dryland acres desperate for moisture. Kerry Siders talks about it.

Cotton – Southwest – Rain – More Planting – Thrips Swarm – Weed Resistance – AgFax

🕔May 24, 2018Scattered reports of rain helped spur planting into full swing across west Texas and parts of Oklahoma. But moisture is still needed for putting seeds into dryland fields, especially in Kansas.

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