Cotton – Midsouth – More Fields Cutting Out But Still A Ways To Go With Insects – AgFax Aug 6, 2020

🕔Aug 6, 2020
The heaviest bollworm egg lay in several years has progressed through a significant portion of the region.

Cotton – Midsouth – Pests Remain Mostly Light But Rains Add Complications – AgFax Jul 9, 2020

🕔Jul 9, 2020
Persistent rain in parts of the Midsouth is complicating application timing and raising concerns about wash-offs.

Cotton – Midsouth – Moving Into Summer Amid The Dicamba Disruption – AgFax Jun 10, 2020

🕔Jun 10, 2020
A dry spell is in the forecast for up to 10 days. Among other things, that probably will trigger more pest pressure. The loss of dicamba registrations further complicates the season.

Cotton – Midsouth – Is 2020 Finally On Track? – AgFax May 13, 2020

🕔May 13, 2020
After weeks of frequent fronts and thunderstorms -- plus cold weather -- farmers are moving into warmer weather and maybe a drier pattern. They need it to finish planting in May.

Cotton – Midsouth – Pest Pressure Mounts – AgFax Aug 8, 2019

🕔Aug 8, 2019
Pest pressure is mounting. Plant bug numbers continue to build in many areas, prompting treatment. In parts of the Midsouth, bollworm moths are moving north and laying eggs. Where worms have nestled deep in the canopy, treatment results have been problematic at times.

Cotton – Midsouth – A Disjointed Crop Moves Into August – AgFax Jul 31, 2019

🕔Jul 31, 2019
More fields are at cutout or approaching it. Those fall into that general category of “cotton planted on time,” which is a smaller-than-average part of the crop this year through much of our coverage area. Open weather has mostly been the case since our last report, but rains continue in parts of Louisiana where Hurricane Barry dumped substantial amounts a couple of weeks ago.

Cotton – Midsouth – More Blooms, Pests And Growth – Welcome To July – AgFax Jul 3, 2019

🕔Jul 3, 2019
With a stretch of mostly sunny and rain-free days, growers have largely caught up on field work and plants have visibly responded to better growing conditions and a bit of TLC.

Cotton – Midsouth – Hoping For Rain (But Not A Flood) – AgFax Jun 6, 2019

🕔Jun 6, 2019
Rain began falling across parts of the Midsouth on Wednesday and more is expected. It’s generally needed after a long stretch of hot, dry weather. However, more rain now will compound the misery where rivers are out of their banks or backwater flooding pushed into fields.

Cotton – Midsouth – Promising Crop, Defoliation Widens Into Upper Delta – AgFax Aug 31, 2018

🕔Aug 31, 2018
More defoliation has started, with applications underway at least into northeast Arkansas. So far, no reports of cotton actually being picked. In parts of the region, growers are focusing on wrapping […]

Cotton – Midsouth – Bolls Opening In Spots As Quick Crop Pushes Along Aug 2, 2018

🕔Aug 2, 2018
The crop is running ahead of schedule in many areas and insect control is wrapping up as more cotton moves past cutout.  


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