Resistant pigweed is tough and thick in many Texas fields. It’s either “get them out … or they’ll be fighting their offspring next year,” says Mark Kelley, A&M cotton specialist.
Conchuela stink bugs are moving from mesquite into cotton and sorghum in the Texas southern Rolling Plains. Plant bugs and stink bugs hit threshold in northeast Texas, where PGRs are […]
When do I apply PGRs? Randy Boman, OSU specialist, says there’s no PGR crystal ball, “but if we get more showers, we’ll need help to hold the growth back.”
Verticillium wilt, fusarium, bacterial blight and root knot nematodes have arrived in some fields in the South Plains.
Blooms are picking up speed in South Plains and Panhandle cotton fields after another shot of rain preceded today’s (7-22) hot temperatures. Triple digits are expected in many areas. After […]
Cotton across the region has begun to come around and resume growth and development following the much needed and timely precipitation events. Although I have heard a few grumblings of […]
Resistant weeds just won’t quit. Even the best control plans don’t seem to make much difference to volunteer cotton or resistant marestail. Chuck Wilbur, covering areas in the Southeastern Panhandle […]
Weeds – resistant and nonresistant – are winning the battle in many areas. Wind and rain are preventing timely herbicide applications. “There is a time and a place for a […]
Oklahoma is still looking at a good crop, but some areas continue to be short on moisture. In southwest Kansas, heavy hail damage has many fields replanted in corn. And […]
Can West Texas get too much rain on the cotton? Seriously? It’s not something anyone wants to admit. But, late replanting is a hot topic in some Panhandle and South […]