Texas West Plains Cotton: Insects Scarce but Keep Scouting

🕔Aug 16, 2019Cotton ranges from 8 nodes above white flower (very late cotton) to O nodes above white flower (blooming out the top). Ideally your cotton would be the latter, because we […]

Texas West Plains Cotton: Scout Conventional Fields for Bollworms

🕔Aug 8, 2019Area producers need to be scouting conventional cotton for bollworms! This week (August 5-8) the scouts and I have been finding cotton bollworms at or above threshold in conventional cotton. […]

Texas West Plains Cotton: Get Ready to Handle Stink Bugs

🕔Jul 25, 2019Scouting this week has yielded mostly grasshoppers along some field edges near rangeland, and green stinkbugs found at not alarming levels but consistently across the area. I think we are […]

Texas West Plains Cotton: All Quiet on the Insect Front

🕔Jul 19, 2019I began finding blooms and small bolls on Monday, July 15, mostly in Cochran County. Plant mapping data indicates that area cotton is going into bloom with 8.5 nodes above […]

Cotton – Southwest: Late Blooms Too Late? | Mr. Pigweed, Meet Mr. Hoe – AgFax

🕔Jul 17, 2019Will 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? […]

Texas West Plains Cotton: Keep Watch for Lygus, Stink Bugs, Bollworms

🕔Jul 11, 2019Cotton has generally been growing off much better the past couple of weeks with much warmer temperatures and some occasional rain. The rain this last weekend was a God send […]

Cotton – Southwest – Freaky Weather | Bugs | What to Plant? – AgFax

🕔Jun 12, 2019Larry 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 […]

Texas Cotton: Planting and Soil Temperatures

🕔May 16, 2019Cotton gets off to its best start when planted in a recommended 69°F consistent temperature soil (roughly 64°F bare mini-mum with a warming trend). This winter and spring the soil […]

AgFax Southwest Cotton: Too Wet, Planting Stalled, Weeds Growing – Hit Replay

🕔May 9, 2019Planting remains in a rut. Priority One is getting seed in the ground. Wet fields are predominant over much of our coverage area, which goes hand-in-hand with weed concerns.

Texas: Northwest Panhandle Cotton Conference, Dalhart, Jan. 23

🕔Jan 7, 2019The multi-county Northwest Panhandle Cotton Conference will be hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service on Jan. 23 at the Rita Blanca Coliseum, 219 Farm-to-Market Road 281, Dalhart. Producers […]

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