The cotton crop bug zoo is open for business and there’s more than plenty for everyone. Stink bugs and lygus are jumping from corn to cotton, while fleahoppers are entering […]
It’s wet from the Texas Gulf Coast to Kansas. Storm after storm has drenched much of the Southwest cotton growing territory this past week. Cotton is “surviving, not thriving” said […]
Southwest Cotton fields are ranging from blooms in Arizona to still wet and yet to be planted (or replanting) in parts of Texas and Oklahoma.
Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Peanuts, sponsored by Arysta LifeScience. Owen Taylor, Editor (601-992-9488) Larry Stalcup, Southwest Editor (806-356-6098) OVERVIEW: SOUTHEAST, MIDSOUTH In the Midsouth, digging has started […]
Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Peanuts, sponsored by Arysta LifeScience. Owen Taylor, Editor (601-992-9488) Larry Stalcup, Southwest Editor (806-356-6098) Subscribe to this report Sclerotinia and leaf spot are […]
Harvest yields along the Upper Gulf Coast are up to 1.5 bales, topping off a below average year. Early upland picking around Yuma, Arizona, hit 3.5 bales to the acre. […]
No one wants to complain too loudly about rain in the Southwest, but a dry-out break would sure be appreciated by cotton growers facing a narrow planting window. Spring rain […]
As expected in the lower Southeast, quality with early loads is way below what anybody wants to see. Drought, soil insects and spider mites also have worked against yields.
Wow! 4-bale dryland cotton is filling the pickers in parts of the Brazos Bottom. Big yields also are reported from the Upper Gulf Coast. Northeast and southeast Panhandle are expecting some […]
Upper Coast pickers continue to bring in good cotton yields. South Texas is looking at 3-bale yields in Frio County.