Cotton – Southwest – Water Choices | Coastal Bend Harvest | Bollworms – AgFax

🕔Aug 8, 2018Hard 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, 2018All 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, 2018Early 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, 2018I’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 […]

Texas Upper Coast Cotton: Bollworms, Stink Bugs Picking Up

🕔Jul 2, 2018This week I’ve been seeing the bollworm (H. zea, corn ear worm, etc.) egg lay picking up. The most this week was in a field near Egypt, 24% of the […]

Cotton – Southwest – Herbicide Drift | ‘Planting Rain’ | Shielded Sprayers – AgFax

🕔Jun 13, 2018Crop injury due to herbicide drift is sparking notice from the Texas Department of Agriculture. Hot winds and high temps have been battering crops, especially where rain is so badly needed. Some coastal […]

Texas Upper Coast Cotton: Pest Light – Stink Bugs – Bollworms

🕔Jun 4, 2018This week a good amount of our cotton is looking dry, especially in the areas that missed the rains last week. I’ve been keeping an eye out for stink bugs […]

Texas Cotton: Fleahoppers, Stink Bugs, and Bollworms

🕔May 28, 2018Some fields got a much needed rain with the scattered storms this week, and others either didn’t get any or only got a tenth of an inch. I had a […]

Cotton – Southwest: The “D” Word is Back; Weeds Cranking Up – AgFax

🕔May 2, 2018Extended drought has growers praying for any sign of moisture in most of West Texas, the Panhandle and southwestern Oklahoma. They’re desperate. It’s been more than six months since many enjoyed […]

AgFax Southwest Cotton: Harvey Moving Slow Toward Texas Coast

🕔Aug 23, 2017Tropical 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 […]

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