The Lower Rio Grande Valley was ransacked last weekend (7/25) when Hanna’s high winds and pounding rain ripped through the region destroying everything in its wake, including a promising cotton crop.
Cotton maturity ranges from bolls popping around Corpus Christi to new germination in southern Kansas. More rain is needed west of I-35 and northward.
Larry Stalcup, Contributing Editor Debra Ferguson, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Southwest Cotton, sponsored by the Southwest team of PhytoGen cottonseed. Subscribe OVERVIEW Persistent dry […]
Panhandle and South Plains cotton is catching up due to high temperatures. But dry conditions are decreasing yield potential.
Rain. Where it’s falling the crop looks good. But generally, there’s a severe need of moisture, especially in dryland production. Roundup-resistant pigweed continues to be a challenge, says Kyle Aljoe. Alan […]
Will late August blooms be too late? Kerry Siders takes a close look at South Plains cotton. Pigweed – 3 Roundup sprays and it’s not dead yet. Time for a hoe? […]
Season long weed management will be critical for this crop since herbicide applications have been delayed or missed entirely. Glyphosate resistant ryegrass has been spotted in northeast Texas.