August is midway done and it’s been way too eventful in some areas. Excess rain followed by cooler temperatures that may slow things down a bit is causing concern over heat […]
Hail and wind is the last thing cotton growers need at this stage of the game. Huge losses west of Lubbock — Hockley, Cochran and Lamb counties — were reported and […]
Egg lays have the Blacklands and more southern areas on bollworm alert. Stinkbugs are also drawing sprayers to the field in some of our coverage area. Thrips are still a […]
Fleahoppers and thrips are on the radar in the Upper Coast and Lower Rio Grande Valley where dry weather is giving irrigation systems a workout. Beneficials are helping control the […]
Rainy and cool best describes the weather over much of the Panhandle and South Plains this week. Rain in Oklahoma brought relief to dryland fields and helped make the pull-back […]
Drenching rain has stalled crop development and harvest in much of our coverage area. The same massive cell that swamped Louisiana has now stretched across the Texas coast and into […]
The price of cotton at 73 cents-plus has switched the irrigation pumps from lower priced corn fields into some higher valued cotton acres. Read comments from Ryan Roberts.
Temperatures hit 108 in Amarillo on Monday (7/11) with a “cooler” 101 degrees expected today (7/14). Some Panhandle-South Plains areas have seen 110 degrees this week, which created a tough […]