Cotton – Southwest – Rain Needed; Pigweed, Spurred Anoda Challenge – AgFax Jul 31, 2019

🕔Jul 31, 2019Rain. Where it’s falling the crop looks good. But generally, there’s a severe need of moisture, especially in dryland production. Roundup-resistant pigweed continues to be a challenge, says Kyle Aljoe. Alan […]

Cotton – Southwest – Bollworms and Bt | Crop Slow to Develop – AgFax Jun 26, 2019

🕔Jun 26, 2019Bollworms are an issue in Bt cotton south of College Station. David Kerns heard of a BG3 field with 20% square loss.

Cotton – Southwest – Juggling Herbicides | Dodging Texas-Size Hail – AgFax May 29, 2019

🕔May 29, 2019Larry Stalcup, Field Editor Debra L. Ferguson, Editor Many thanks to the PhytoGen Cotton Team for their continued support and sponsorship.  Subscribe  OVERVIEW The National Weather Service took note of […]

Cotton – Southwest – Rain Halts Some Harvest | High Yields Anticipated – AgFax Sep 12, 2018

🕔Sep 12, 2018Rain halts harvest – Upper Gulf Coast, South Texas and the Blacklands need sunshine. Harvest aid applications – Going out soon in the South Plains and Oklahoma. Pushing 4 bales – Much of our coverage […]

Cotton – Southwest – Water Choices | Coastal Bend Harvest | Bollworms – AgFax Aug 8, 2018

🕔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, 2018

🕔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, 2018

🕔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, 2017

🕔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, 2017

🕔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, 2017

🕔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 […]

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