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.
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 Weather. It’s too wet […]
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? […]
Larry Stalcup, Field Editor Debra L. Ferguson, Editor Many thanks to the PhytoGen Cotton Team for their continued support and sponsorship. Subscribe Texas weather? Freakish June “norther” adds insult to […]
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.
Hard Choices – Do I water the cotton or the peanuts? Bollworm pockets are here and there, a few in pima. Irrigated cotton is vacuuming up stink bugs around Waco.
Weather extremes in this week’s report. Heavy rain washed into coastal areas leaving muddy fields with anticipated weed flushes. Drought continues with dryland crop failure in far West Texas, parts of […]
Southwest Cotton Report from Agfax.com This week: It’s handwringing time. Making final planting decisions and/or herbicide spraying in the face of dry winds and little or no rain is weighing on […]
Tropical Storm (or Hurricane) Harvey is expected to strike the Texas Gulf Coast later this week. This morning (8/23), The Weather Channel projected that the storm would redevelop in the Gulf […]
Three to 4 bales are in the forecast for parts of the Coastal Bend despite the multiple treatments needed to battle bollworms. Northern Panhandle fields are also primed for good yields […]