Cotton – Southwest – Rain Shortage | Stink Bugs Plentiful – AgFax Aug 21, 2019

🕔Aug 21, 2019Panhandle and South Plains cotton is catching up due to high temperatures. But dry conditions are decreasing yield potential.

Cotton – Southwest – Bollworm Concerns | PGR Time – AgFax Jul 24, 2019

🕔Jul 24, 2019Don’t take your traited cotton for granted. Keep scouting. David Kerns is testing bollworms found feeding in Bollgard 3 plants. Stink bugs – green, conchuela, brown and the dreaded red banded (in soybeans) […]

Cotton – Southwest – Crop in All Stages | Pigweed Has Arrived – AgFax Jun 5, 2019

🕔Jun 5, 2019Larry Stalcup, Field Editor Debra L. Ferguson, Editor Many thanks to the PhytoGen Cotton Team for their continued support and sponsorship.  Subscribe  OVERVIEW Palmer Amaranth a.k.a. the infamous pigweed is […]

Texas: South Plains Scout School, Muleshoe, May 30 May 10, 2019

🕔May 10, 2019The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will hold the South Plains Scout School May 30 at the City of Muleshoe Training Facility, 303 S. Main St. in Muleshoe. The Scout […]

Texas: Planter Maintenance Important to Optimize Yield Potentials Mar 12, 2019

🕔Mar 12, 2019At this time of the year, producers spend significant time selecting corn hybrids and cotton varieties as well as herbicide programs. But another important annual consideration is planter maintenance, a […]

Cotton – Southwest – Bolls Popping – Dryland Yields Vary – AgFax Aug 30, 2018

🕔Aug 30, 2018You can almost hear bolls “popping” in the dryland fields of Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle. Yuma, Arizona, cotton growers are well into harvest while the crop is still pushing hard in the central […]

Texas Panhandle: Corn Rootworm Show ‘Probable Resistance’ to Some Bt Aug 27, 2018

🕔Aug 27, 2018There were a crazy lot of western corn rootworm beetles emerging from continuous corn fields this summer in the Texas Panhandle, and with seed purchase decisions on the horizon it […]

Cotton – Southwest – Weeds Not a Problem | Dryland Acres Gone Bare – AgFax Aug 1, 2018

🕔Aug 1, 2018“It’s a rarity to see weedy fields,” reports Wayne Keeling. John David Gonzales agrees – weeds have been a “non-problem” this season.  Garden webworms love pigweed. That’s the good news. The […]

Cotton – Southwest – Irrigation Capacity No Match for Drought – W. Texas Jul 6, 2018

🕔Jul 6, 2018Rain finally arrived in parts of the Panhandle and south Plains. Central Texas remains parched and dryland abandonment is high in west Texas.

Cotton – Southwest – High Temps; Dryland Desperate – AgFax May 30, 2018

🕔May 30, 2018West Texas drought continues. Temps pushing 100+ this week. Dryland acres desperate for moisture. Kerry Siders talks about it.

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