Cotton – Southwest – Rain Halts Some Harvest | High Yields Anticipated – AgFax

🕔Sep 12, 2018Rain 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 […]

Texas Cotton: New Race of Fusarium Wilt – How to Limit Spreading

🕔Sep 12, 2018During the summer of 2017, a new race of the Fusarium wilt fungus (Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. vasinfectum)  infecting cotton was confirmed in many fields in El Paso and Hudspeth […]

Cotton – Southwest – Bolls Popping – Dryland Yields Vary – AgFax

🕔Aug 30, 2018You can almost hear bolls “popping” in the dryland fields of Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle. Yuma, Arizona, cotton growers are well into harvest while the crop is still pushing hard in the central […]

Cotton – Southwest – Stink Bugs Won’t Quit | Kansas Record Setter? – AgFax

🕔Aug 22, 2018Custom harvesters are checking out the Kansas cotton crop. Stink bugs hit a 7-week run in far West Texas. Surely, they’re about done.  

Cotton – Southwest – Yield Surprises | Bollworm Alert | Million Dollar Rain – AgFax

🕔Aug 15, 2018Four 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 – Weeds Not a Problem | Dryland Acres Gone Bare – AgFax

🕔Aug 1, 2018“It’s a rarity to see weedy fields,” reports Wayne Keeling. John David Gonzales agrees – weeds have been a “non-problem” this season.  Garden webworms love pigweed. That’s the good news. The […]

Cotton – Southwest – Pickers are Rollin’ | 114 Degrees | Brown Stinkbugs Tricky – AgFax

🕔Jul 25, 2018114 degrees in Waco – ‘nuff said. Texas-Oklahoma scorcher deluxe. Modules are turning up around Corpus Christi. Thanks to Josh McGinty for sharing a photo. Kansas growers are dealing with 2,4-D damage. Browns stinkbugs make […]

Cotton – Southwest – Growing Fast – PGR Time | Keep a Hoe in the Truck – AgFax

🕔Jul 18, 2018Heat units are piling up. PGR strategies are getting lots of talking points. Plenty of good herbicide control going on.

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.

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