Virginia Cotton: Leaf Scorch Mostly Cosmetic Jun 5, 2020

🕔Jun 5, 2020
Leaf scorch is a common observation in young cotton immediately following a spray application.  It is essentially cosmetic even when it is quite noticeable because the next leaves and the […]

Virginia Cotton: Kill Roundup Resistant Weeds on 1st Trip Jun 2, 2020

🕔Jun 2, 2020
The first week of June provides a better forecast than we have had for the last couple of weeks. It has been surprising that we have gotten the work done […]

Virginia Cotton: Weather Looks Good for Planting After Weekend Freeze May 8, 2020

🕔May 8, 2020
The moment we have been waiting for is at hand. That moment of course is the arrival of spring.  Well, perhaps more people are waiting for the end of virus […]

Virginia Cotton: Variety Decisions – Tweaking the Plan May 5, 2020

🕔May 5, 2020
We make a lot of our cotton variety decisions based on the technology package, past performance, as well as suitability to our management style. As we look at the hand […]

Virginia Cotton: A Few Nice Days, Then Chill Concerns May 1, 2020

🕔May 1, 2020
That really nice string of warm days that we like to see in order to plant cotton is going to give us a wink this weekend. Saturday through Monday are […]

Cotton – Southeast – Better Planting Weather (Hopefully) – AgFax Apr 30, 2020

🕔Apr 30, 2020
After too much rain and cold weather, planting weather looks much better going into May. Farmers have plenty of ground to cover.

Virginia Cotton: Expect a Slower Planting Season, Emergence Apr 28, 2020

🕔Apr 28, 2020
Planting season is upon us, although it will not be the type of season we have become used to for the last several. Plus we have been here often. Early Tuesday […]

Cotton – Southeast – Hoping For Better Weather In Early May – AgFax Apr 23, 2020

🕔Apr 23, 2020
d Pam Caraway, Contributing Editor Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Southeast Cotton, sponsored by the Southern Cotton Team of Amvac Chemical Corporation. Subscribe OVERVIEW Planting […]

Virginia Cotton: Micronaire Primary Source of Quality Concern Nov 1, 2019

🕔Nov 1, 2019
Harvest approaches two thirds complete.  Ginning is about 2 and a half weeks behind the call-in dates.  Our gins are operating at record pace which is helping us keep our […]

Virginia Cotton: Harvest Advancing Fast Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019
Cotton harvest is in full throttle now and we are about 20% harvested. Often at peak picking time, we can get almost 25% per week with no stopping, although with […]

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