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

🕔Jul 24, 2019
Don’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 – Bugs, Weeds, and The Heat is On – AgFax Jul 10, 2019

🕔Jul 10, 2019
Lots of bug news: Conchuela and Brown stink bugs, moth flights, egg lays, fleahoppers and lygus

Texas Upper Coast Cotton: Attention Shifts to Stink Bugs, Bollworms Jun 26, 2019

🕔Jun 26, 2019
Most of the cotton in the upper gulf coast is blooming now, and all but one field in my program is blooming. Once cotton begins blooming, we can shift concern […]

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

🕔Jun 5, 2019
Larry 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 […]

AgFax Southwest Cotton: Sunshine! It’s Pedal to the Metal Time May 15, 2019

🕔May 15, 2019
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.

Texas Upper Coast Cotton: Not Much Thrips Damage, Lots of Fleahoppers May 14, 2019

🕔May 14, 2019
This year I have seen low thrips numbers in the fields in the Wharton, Jackson and Matagorda county area. The threshold for thrips is an average of 1 thrips per true […]

Cotton – Southwest – Water Choices | Coastal Bend Harvest | Bollworms – AgFax Aug 8, 2018

🕔Aug 8, 2018
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.  

Texas Upper Coast Cotton: Keep Watch for Bollworms, Stink Bugs Jul 23, 2018

🕔Jul 23, 2018
All the cotton I’ve looked at this week is past cutout (5 nodes above white flower) and a good number of fields have open bolls. I’ve been seeing the bollworm […]

Cotton – Southwest – Harvest Aid Shortage | Herbicide Tightrope – AgFax Jul 12, 2018

🕔Jul 12, 2018
Early defoliation is starting in the Corpus Christi area due to lack of moisture, and is ongoing in the LRGV. Harvest aid Thidiazuron is expected to be in short supply reports Gaylon […]

Texas Upper Coast Cotton: Check Bt Fields for Bollworms Jul 9, 2018

🕔Jul 9, 2018
I’ve looked at cotton past cutout (5 nodes above white flower) in all three of my counties this week, this season has been flying by. I’ve been seeing the bollworm […]

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