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.  

Cotton – Southwest – Trap Counts Rising | New Gin in Town – AgFax

🕔Jun 20, 2018Unseasonably wet weather has Arizona growers smiling thanks to Pacific Hurricane Bud. New Mexico has also enjoyed good moisture. Rain is in the forecast for southwest Oklahoma where dryland is on the brink – it’s […]

Cotton – Southwest: Tough Decisions; Blooming Expands – AgFax

🕔May 16, 2018Southwest Cotton Report from Agfax.com  This week: It’s handwringing time. Making final planting decisions and/or herbicide spraying in the face of dry winds and little or no rain is weighing on […]

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 […]

Cotton – Southwest – Hail, Tough Winds Giving Growers He** in TX and NM

🕔Jul 12, 2017Hail and wind is the last thing cotton growers need at this stage of the game. Huge losses west of Lubbock — Hockley, Cochran and Lamb counties — were reported and […]

Cotton – Southwest Thrips Army Moving; Weeds are Breaking Through – AgFax

🕔May 31, 2017Thrips, thrips, and more thrips – armies of them are moving out of wheat and invading young cotton in some Panhandle and South Plains areas as stand establishment increases. Read […]

Southwest Cotton: Weather Delays; Weed Decisions – AgFax

🕔May 3, 2017Christmas weather in April was not welcomed by northern Panhandle growers who were hit with up to 6 inches of snow, rain and temperatures down to 28 degrees.

Cotton – Southwest – Resistant Pigweed War Heats Up with the Temperatures – AgFax

🕔Jul 14, 2016Temperatures hit 108 in Amarillo on Monday (7/11) with a “cooler” 101 degrees expected today (7/14). Some Panhandle-South Plains areas have seen 110 degrees this week, which created a tough […]

Cotton – Southwest – Sunshine: Planters Rolling Fast to Beat Insurance Deadline – AgFax

🕔Jun 8, 2016Good News for cotton growing country! USDA approved the Cotton Ginning Cost-Share Program. Read the details in 2 items under AgFax News section below. Blue skies and temperatures in the 90s […]

Southwest Cotton – From Blooming to Waiting to Plant – AgFax

🕔May 4, 2016The first cotton blooms were seen last week in Rio Grande Valley fields. That’s the good news! The bad news: white flies, spider mites, aphids and fleahoppers are showing up […]

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