Hurricane Hanna showed no mercy. Texas counties Cameron, Hidalgo and Willacy took the brunt of the storm. Holly Davis, Texas AgriLife, reported damage estimates in the 130,000-plus acres range.
Cotton – Southwest – Triple Digits Ahead – AgFax Jul 8, 2020
With a forecast calling for at least a week of 100-degree days, even irrigation pumps running at high capacity will be stressed.
Hot, dry winds and lack of moisture made for common ground across the region this week. But that’s not to minimize insect pressure.
Rio Grande Valley cutout has growers seeing the end for the dryland crop. Dryland fields in the South Plains and far West Texas, where there’s been no rain, have farmers dusting-in seeds.
Larry Stalcup, Contributing Editor Debra Ferguson, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Southwest Cotton, sponsored by the Southwest team of PhytoGen cottonseed. Subscribe OVERVIEW Where’s the rain? Dry […]
Cool, wet conditions have central Texas fields at a standstill, as planters rev up for action the next week or two. Planters are also ready to roll in the next few weeks near El Paso and southeastern New Mexico.
Panhandle and South Plains cotton is catching up due to high temperatures. But dry conditions are decreasing yield potential.
Rain. 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 […]
Lots of bug news: Conchuela and Brown stink bugs, moth flights, egg lays, fleahoppers and lygus
Larry Stalcup, Field Editor Debra L. Ferguson, Editor Many thanks to the PhytoGen Cotton Team for their continued support and sponsorship. Subscribe OVERVIEW Palmer Amaranth a.k.a. the infamous pigweed is […]