Cutout and Defoliation. Cotton is moving along with a big push from high temperatures and dry weather.
Thermometers are popping up to 100-plus degrees in Texas, Arizona, New Mexico and Oklahoma. And, in case you’re interested, Chuck Wilbur says 114 degrees provides about 30 “bonus” heat units daily.
Heavy rains fell across fields in the Coastal Bend and Upper Coast. Parts of southwest Oklahoma are also wet with more rain forecast this week and next.
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.
We’ve got plenty of yield estimates with a wide variance depending on planting dates and the weather. Everyone will breathe easier when the 2019 crop is a wrap.
Herbicide volatility and drift. Blayne Reed’s field tests prove no one should jump to conclusions. Scouting continues for stink bugs, fleahoppers, spider mites and lygus.
Bollworm egg lays are heavy in the Upper Coast and central Blacklands. A big concern is the possible need to treat Bollgard 3 and WideStrike 3 Vip cotton, reports Clyde Crumley, […]
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 […]
Planting remains in a rut. Priority One is getting seed in the ground. Wet fields are predominant over much of our coverage area, which goes hand-in-hand with weed concerns.
Rain 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 […]