Cotton Southwest: Hot – Fast; Hoeing Costs – AgFax

🕔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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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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