Cotton – Southwest – Herbicide Drift | ‘Planting Rain’ | Shielded Sprayers – AgFax

🕔Jun 13, 2018Crop injury due to herbicide drift is sparking notice from the Texas Department of Agriculture. Hot winds and high temps have been battering crops, especially where rain is so badly needed. Some coastal […]

Cotton – Southwest: Rain Came But So Did Hail, Wind – Agfax

🕔Jun 28, 2017OVERVIEW Rainstorms rolled into parts of southwest cotton country bringing relief for many, but high winds and large hail left some damaged acres. Moisture amounts varied – less than an […]

Cotton – Southwest: 6-Leaf Plants Up for Some; Cool, Wet Delays Others – AgFax

🕔May 24, 2017Panhandle, 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 […]

Cotton – Southwest – Rain Gives Dryland Crop a Needed Boost – AgFax

🕔Aug 10, 2016Much needed rain has fallen on the Panhandle/South Plains cotton crop since our last report, which certainly gave a positive boost to this week’s comments. Moisture also made its way […]

Cotton – Southwest – Insects; Triple Digit Temps; PGRs – AgFax

🕔Jun 15, 2016Stinkbugs and worm moths are cause for concern in central Texas and the Coastal Bend. Thrips are thriving in parts of the Panhandle, as wheat ripens for harvest. Most Texas […]

Southwest Cotton – From Blooming to Waiting to Plant – AgFax

🕔May 4, 2016The first cotton blooms were seen last week in Rio Grande Valley fields. That’s the good news! The bad news: white flies, spider mites, aphids and fleahoppers are showing up […]

Cotton – Southwest : Weed Battles – Hoe Crews Weary; Insects Active

🕔Aug 12, 2015Insect traffic report: Verde plant bugs, brown stink bugs, leaf-footed bugs remain in the picture on coastal areas. Lygus are threatening to invade fields in parts of the South Plains. […]

Cotton Southwest: Progress at Last; Prevented Planting Tips – AgFax

🕔Jun 3, 2015Improved weather conditions in some areas of Texas and Oklahoma certainly helped move fieldwork and plant growth along this week. Kansas shouldn’t be too far behind if they can just […]

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