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 […]
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 […]
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.
Herbicide resistant weeds were on the minds of several of our crop advisors in Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas this week. Some fields have kochia that’s so hardy the hooded sprayers […]
Southwest cotton growers saw an assortment of weather conditions this week – from muddy fields that looked swampy enough for a bullfrog party all the way to hail storms so […]
Cooler temperatures and more rain potential are upping the odds for more disease as the crop comes into the home stretch in West Texas. An ugly El Nino, aptly named […]
USDA dropped the low cotton acres bomb on Tuesday (6/30). Don Shurley, Cotton Economist University of Georgia, said, “The estimate is 8.998 million acres; lower than even the lowest of […]