AgFax Southwest Cotton: Too Wet, Planting Stalled, Weeds Growing – Hit Replay May 9, 2019

🕔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, 2019

🕔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 […]

Texas: West Plains Crops Conference, Levelland, Jan. 11 Dec 17, 2018

🕔Dec 17, 2018The West Plains Crops Conference, hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices in Hockley, Cochran and Lamb counties, will be held Jan. 11 in the Sundown Room, 1401 […]

Texas West Plains Cotton, Sorghum: Impacts from Monday’s Freeze Oct 16, 2018

🕔Oct 16, 2018We experienced 31 degrees F for 2 hours, and 32 degrees F for 5 hours early on Monday morning here in the Levelland area. These temps were accompanied by an […]

Cotton – Southwest – Clean Fields | Gins Up, Running | Kansas is Cotton Happy – AgFax Sep 5, 2018

🕔Sep 5, 2018“We’re going to be buried in cotton.” – Rex Friesen, Kansas. “I have the cleanest fields I’ve ever had.” – Paul Pilsner, Texas Coastal Bend

Texas West Plains Cotton: Keep Scouting for Aphids Aug 28, 2018

🕔Aug 28, 2018For some, August has brought some rain showers which have helped tremendously. While others have received nary a drop. So this patch-work of wet and dry has made it difficult […]

Cotton – Southwest – Weeds Not a Problem | Dryland Acres Gone Bare – AgFax Aug 1, 2018

🕔Aug 1, 2018“It’s a rarity to see weedy fields,” reports Wayne Keeling. John David Gonzales agrees – weeds have been a “non-problem” this season.  Garden webworms love pigweed. That’s the good news. The […]

Texas West Plains Cotton: Crop Looking Better Going into Bloom Jul 12, 2018

🕔Jul 12, 2018Cotton has generally been growing off much better the past couple of weeks under the current weather conditions. Many fields are reaching bloom stage or will be blooming in the […]

Cotton – Southwest – Irrigation Capacity No Match for Drought – W. Texas Jul 6, 2018

🕔Jul 6, 2018Rain finally arrived in parts of the Panhandle and south Plains. Central Texas remains parched and dryland abandonment is high in west Texas.

Texas West Plains Pests: Few Insects, Weeds a Major Issue Jun 28, 2018

🕔Jun 28, 2018GENERAL SITUATION A good gentle widespread rain event would sure be nice for this upcoming 4th of July week. We do have a chance, like 35%, going into Saturday evening. […]

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