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.
Rain 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 […]
Four 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 […]
Heat units are piling up. PGR strategies are getting lots of talking points. Plenty of good herbicide control going on.
Unseasonably wet weather has Arizona growers smiling thanks to Pacific Hurricane Bud. New Mexico has also enjoyed good moisture. Rain is in the forecast for southwest Oklahoma where dryland is on the brink – it’s […]
Scattered reports of rain helped spur planting into full swing across west Texas and parts of Oklahoma. But moisture is still needed for putting seeds into dryland fields, especially in Kansas.
August is midway done and it’s been way too eventful in some areas. Excess rain followed by cooler temperatures that may slow things down a bit is causing concern over heat […]
Bollworm injury is unexpectedly high in Bt cotton in parts of Texas. If you’re caught up in this, don’t feel like the Lone Ranger. Similar reports are surfacing in the Midsouth, […]
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 […]
Panhandle, Kansas and southwestern Oklahoma farmers are dealing with planting delays where temps in the 40s and damp weather are not cooperating with good intentions. The South Plains could use […]