Cotton – Southwest – Still Drying Out; Fall Burndown Discussions – Agfax

🕔Sep 9, 2016Harvest 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, 2016Drenching 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, 2016The 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, 2016The 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, 2016It’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, 2016Southwest 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, 2015Here 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 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 […]

Cotton – Southwest: Heat Units Still Needed; Harvest Begins – AgFax

🕔Sep 2, 2015Harvest 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. […]

Southwest Cotton: Rain to Spare – Acres Will Take a Hit – AgFax

🕔May 20, 2015No 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 […]

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