Larry Stalcup, Field Editor Debra L. Ferguson, Editor Many thanks to the PhytoGen Cotton Team for their continued support and sponsorship. Subscribe Texas weather? Freakish June “norther” adds insult to […]
Twisters threatened many on Monday (5/20). Flooding is an issue for some after 3 to 5-inch drenchings. “We’re back to sitting on our hands,” notes IPM Agent Brad Easterling.
Custom harvesters are checking out the Kansas cotton crop. Stink bugs hit a 7-week run in far West Texas. Surely, they’re about done.
Heat units are piling up. PGR strategies are getting lots of talking points. Plenty of good herbicide control going on.
Crop 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 […]
Southwest Cotton Report from Agfax.com This week: It’s handwringing time. Making final planting decisions and/or herbicide spraying in the face of dry winds and little or no rain is weighing on […]
Rain and cool temperatures have blessed the Panhandle, South Plains and eastern New Mexico. Some areas have topped 8 inches with more expected later this week. Fields in southwestern Oklahoma could […]
Egg lays have the Blacklands and more southern areas on bollworm alert. Stinkbugs are also drawing sprayers to the field in some of our coverage area. Thrips are still a […]
Fleahoppers and thrips are on the radar in the Upper Coast and Lower Rio Grande Valley where dry weather is giving irrigation systems a workout. Beneficials are helping control the […]
Harvest reports from the Lower Rio Grande Valley include some 4-bale dryland cotton. High quality fiber is netting a 5-cent or better premium in the Corpus Christi area. South Texas […]