Cotton – Southwest – Harvest Aid Shortage | Herbicide Tightrope – AgFax Jul 12, 2018

🕔Jul 12, 2018
Early defoliation is starting in the Corpus Christi area due to lack of moisture, and is ongoing in the LRGV. Harvest aid Thidiazuron is expected to be in short supply reports Gaylon […]

Cotton – Southwest – Herbicide Drift | ‘Planting Rain’ | Shielded Sprayers – AgFax Jun 13, 2018

🕔Jun 13, 2018
Crop injury due to herbicide drift is sparking notice from the Texas Department of Agriculture. Hot winds and high temps have been battering crops, especially where rain is so badly needed. Some coastal […]

AgFax Southwest Cotton: Harvey Moving Slow Toward Texas Coast Aug 23, 2017

🕔Aug 23, 2017
Tropical 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 […]

AgFax Southwest Cotton: Fall in the Air; Plenty of ‘Cutout’ Talk Aug 9, 2017

🕔Aug 9, 2017
There was plenty of “cutout” talk this week, and an optimistic attitude we all feel as the season moves closer to harvest. Randy Norton commented that Arizona cotton, for the most […]

Cotton – Southwest: Weed Wake-Up Call; Boll Weevil Sprays Jul 5, 2017

🕔Jul 5, 2017
This past weekend’s rain is expected to wake up the weeds and test post residual applications. Hoe crews are active and more teams are expected to move into the fields. […]

Cotton – Southwest – Weather Helping Most; Others Still to Wet – AgFax Jun 7, 2017

🕔Jun 7, 2017
Rain has boosted growing conditions in the Panhandle and South Plains as growers close in on final planting. Warmer temps, plus more shower potential this week should benefit early plant […]

Cotton Southwest: Pre and Post Herbicides Recommended; Dodging Weather – AgFax May 10, 2017

🕔May 10, 2017
Cotton growers are dodging showers across parts of the Panhandle and South Plains as they rush to get irrigated fields planted. Cool temps in the 60s and low 70s are […]

Cotton – Southwest – Cool, Wet Panhandle; Bollworms; Re-Growth – AgFax Aug 31, 2016

🕔Aug 31, 2016
Rainy and cool best describes the weather over much of the Panhandle and South Plains this week. Rain in Oklahoma brought relief to dryland fields and helped make the pull-back […]

Cotton – Southwest – Rain Gives Dryland Crop a Needed Boost – AgFax Aug 10, 2016

🕔Aug 10, 2016
Much needed rain has fallen on the Panhandle/South Plains cotton crop since our last report, which certainly gave a positive boost to this week’s comments. Moisture also made its way […]

Cotton – Southwest – Sure Could Use a Soaking Rain; Hoods, Hoes Go After Weeds – AgFax Jul 27, 2016

🕔Jul 27, 2016
The price of cotton at 73 cents-plus  has switched the irrigation pumps from lower priced corn fields into some higher valued cotton acres. Read comments from Ryan Roberts.

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