Our contacts continue telling us about finding blooms in fields that are just down the road from cotton that has barely emerged. We hesitate to declare that all of the […]
Rain continues to stall planting through much of our coverage area. The subtropical system Alberto brought more rain, particularly in the eastern half of the Southeast, and that will further delay […]
Cotton – Southeast – Planting Starts In Earnest, Full Speed Ahead- AgFax Southeast Cotton May 2, 2018
After too much rain and too much cold weather, the 2018 cotton crop is quickly becoming a reality in the Southeast. Anyone not planting yet will be soon enough.
Where whitefly are an issue, cotton will be safe when the last leaf is on the ground and any regrowth has been fried. The insect continues to plague Georgia and southeast […]
Bollworm pressure varies through the region but enough worms are present in specific areas to trigger treatments – and concerns.
Plant bugs are being treated on a somewhat wider basis this week. Aphids seem to be picking up in more areas this week. The aphid fungus has become apparent in […]
Planting has wrapped up on a wider basis. Some areas do still have fields left to finish and replanting also continues in parts of our coverage area. Portions of the region […]
A few days of cooler conditions are expected this week in parts of the region, which could keep some planters out of the field until better conditions prevail.
Bollworm infestations continue to roar along in parts of the Atlantic Southeast. Indications are that some degree of slippage has been occurring with the Bt technologies and/or pyrethroids used for […]
Pest pressure picks up in places and/or the mix begins shifting to something else. Worms, mites and bugs active to varying degrees.