Oklahoma: 5 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought Jul 2, 2020

🕔Jul 2, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated five Oklahoma counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Beaver, Blaine, Dewey, Kingfisher, and Major counties who suffered losses due to recent drought may […]

Cotton – Southwest – Bolls Popping, Young Plants Coming On – AgFax Jul 1, 2020

🕔Jul 1, 2020
Cotton maturity ranges from bolls popping around Corpus Christi to new germination in southern Kansas. More rain is needed west of I-35 and northward.

Oklahoma Wheat: Harvest Nearly Complete Jun 30, 2020

🕔Jun 30, 2020
Wheat harvest is now complete in most regions of the state, with a few combines finishing up in parts of the Panhandle as well as Northern Oklahoma. This has been […]

Oklahoma Soybeans: Dry Weather Conducive for Seedling Blight, Root Rot Jun 26, 2020

🕔Jun 26, 2020
Prior to the much-needed rain in the state this week, I recently saw some seedling blight in soybeans planted in May. The lower stems and hypocotyl below the soil line […]

Cotton – Southwest – Insects, Herbicides and PGRs – AgFax Jun 24, 2020

🕔Jun 24, 2020
One pigweed plant can produce half-a-million seed, which is just one factor pushing growers to look for better pre-emerge choices as they wait for new chemistries to come along.

Oklahoma Wheat Harvest Moves Ahead, Hindered by Weekend Rains Jun 22, 2020

🕔Jun 22, 2020
What is left of Oklahoma wheat harvest has been at a standstill in most places since Thursday night due to rain showers in the North Central and Northwest regions of […]

Texas: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Freeze, Excessive Moisture Jun 22, 2020

🕔Jun 22, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated two Texas counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to recent natural disasters may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Late Season Diseases of Note Jun 19, 2020

🕔Jun 19, 2020
I thought my 5-June update would be my last, but two samples/reports have come in that are prompting another update.  One of these reports was wheat kernels with darkened-colored germ […]

Cotton – Southwest – Rain Would Help | Dicamba Alternative? Jun 17, 2020

🕔Jun 17, 2020
Hot, dry winds and lack of moisture made for common ground across the region this week. But that’s not to minimize insect pressure.

Oklahoma Wheat: Harvest Moves Quickly Northward Jun 16, 2020

🕔Jun 16, 2020
Oklahoma wheat harvest continues to move forward with great progress being made in the Southwest, Central and Northern regions of the state.  Harvest is wrapped up in Southwest and South […]

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