Cotton – Southwest: Rain Would Help Prevent Some “Chunking Bolls” – AgFax Aug 26, 2015

🕔Aug 26, 2015There’s plenty of defoliation talk – either happening or starting in a couple of weeks. Growers are chomping at the bit to get this season behind them.    The need […]

Cotton Southwest: Hot – Fast; Hoeing Costs – AgFax Jul 29, 2015

🕔Jul 29, 2015Furnace like temperatures are doubling down on the Coastal Bend crop with its shallow root systems resulting from the cold, wet spring.  Hoeing crew costs are adding up fast, and […]

Southwest Cotton: Better Planting Days; Pull Out the Hooded Sprayers Jun 10, 2015

🕔Jun 10, 2015Glyphosate resistant Kochia and Russian Thistle will increase the need for better plant management in the northern Panhandle.  Good stands are sprouting on the South Plains, but weed management remains […]

Cotton Southwest: Weather Delays Mean Fewer Planted Acres – AgFax May 27, 2015

🕔May 27, 2015Weather delays are potentially taking out more cotton acres. Growers, who have already put down cotton-only preemergent products, are faced with limited crop alternatives.  Insects have been relatively light so […]

Cotton in Southwest: Resistant Pigweed Thrives: Aphids Won’t Quit – AgFax Aug 19, 2014

🕔Aug 19, 2014Resistant 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.

Southwest Cotton: 2,4-D Drift is Worrisome in Kansas – AgFax Jun 25, 2014

🕔Jun 25, 2014Oklahoma 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 […]

Rain Makes All the Difference for Southwest Cotton – AgFax May 28, 2014

🕔May 28, 2014Optimism is strong for West Texans who received 4 to 5 inches of rain in the previously parched region. Southwestern Oklahoma growers also got some welcome moisture. Overall, this is […]

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