Hot, dry winds and lack of moisture made for common ground across the region this week. But that’s not to minimize insect pressure.
Heavy rains fell across fields in the Coastal Bend and Upper Coast. Parts of southwest Oklahoma are also wet with more rain forecast this week and next.
Panhandle and South Plains cotton is catching up due to high temperatures. But dry conditions are decreasing yield potential.
Don’t take your traited cotton for granted. Keep scouting. David Kerns is testing bollworms found feeding in Bollgard 3 plants. Stink bugs – green, conchuela, brown and the dreaded red banded (in soybeans) […]
Bollworms are an issue in Bt cotton south of College Station. David Kerns heard of a BG3 field with 20% square loss.
Custom harvesters are checking out the Kansas cotton crop. Stink bugs hit a 7-week run in far West Texas. Surely, they’re about done.
“It’s a rarity to see weedy fields,” reports Wayne Keeling. John David Gonzales agrees – weeds have been a “non-problem” this season. Garden webworms love pigweed. That’s the good news. The […]
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 […]
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 […]
Southwest Cotton Report from Agfax.com This week: It’s handwringing time. Making final planting decisions and/or herbicide spraying in the face of dry winds and little or no rain is weighing on […]