Midsouth Cotton: Cotton Defoliation Heats Up Sep 24, 2021
Cotton defoliation is underway on most farms, and the number of defoliated acres will continue to grow over the next two weeks. Although the crop is still late compared with previous years, it is still a predominantly heavy top crop.
Southeast Cotton: End of Season Comments Sep 24, 2021
The Southeast is nearing the end of a late season. With stink bugs and other pests still lingering, growers anticipate defoliation.
The weather is cooperating with some areas more than others. East Louisiana and Arkansas are experiencing perfect harvest weather, but it’s been raining in south Mississippi for four days with another week of rain in the forecast.
Southeast Cotton: Pest Management Finally Winds Down Sep 17, 2021
The need for insect control is finally coming to an end in the Southeast. Stink bugs are still challenging later-planted cotton, but good weather is encouraging quick maturity and a long-awaited defoliation.
Southwest Cotton: Nervous About Nicholas Sep 16, 2021
Higher yields are expected over much of our coverage area. From 2-bale dryland to 5-bale irrigated, growers are itching to get pickers and strippers into the field once the crop finishes.
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Most of the cotton is past the point of scouting for insects, a welcomed time by growers and consultants. Most expect a large harvest in October.
The Southeast is examining crops after Hurricane Ida made her landfall.
Southwest Cotton: Worms Are Playing Leapfrog Sep 2, 2021
Worms are playing leapfrog in cotton, corn and sorghum fields in the southern Texas Panhandle. IPM agent Blayne Reed has the story, along with word on stink bugs, lygus, aphids and other critters.