AgFax Southwest Cotton: Heat is On; Bollworm Alert – AgFax Jun 21, 2017

🕔Jun 21, 2017
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 […]

Cotton Southwest – Irrigation Running; More Planting; First Time Growers – AgFax May 17, 2017

🕔May 17, 2017
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 […]

Cotton – Southwest – Still Drying Out; Fall Burndown Discussions – Agfax Sep 9, 2016

🕔Sep 9, 2016
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 […]

Cotton – Southwest – Rain Delays; 2,4-D Drift; Bacterial Blight – AgFax Aug 19, 2016

🕔Aug 19, 2016
Drenching rain has stalled crop development and harvest in much of our coverage area. The same massive cell that swamped Louisiana has now stretched across the Texas coast and into […]

Cotton – Southwest – Sure Could Use a Soaking Rain; Hoods, Hoes Go After Weeds – AgFax Jul 27, 2016

🕔Jul 27, 2016
The price of cotton at 73 cents-plus  has switched the irrigation pumps from lower priced corn fields into some higher valued cotton acres. Read comments from Ryan Roberts.

Cotton – Southwest – Bugs Everywhere; Resistant Pigweed Won’t Stop – AgFax Jun 29, 2016

🕔Jun 29, 2016
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 […]

Cotton – Southwest – Wet, Frustrated, Delayed and Arizona is Really Hot – AgFax Jun 1, 2016

🕔Jun 1, 2016
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 […]

Cotton – Southwest – Arizona Blooms But Others Need a Weather/Replant Break – AgFax May 18, 2016

🕔May 18, 2016
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.

Peanut Harvest Widens In Southeast, Midsouth – AgFax Sep 19, 2015

🕔Sep 19, 2015
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 […]

Peanuts – Harvest Expands Into More States – AgFax Sep 5, 2015

🕔Sep 5, 2015
 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 […]

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