There’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
Furnace 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 […]
Glyphosate 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 […]
Weather 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 […]
Resistant 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.
Oklahoma 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 […]
Optimism 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 […]