AgFax Southwest Cotton: Rain Keeps Coming; August Hailstorm No Good Aug 16, 2017

🕔Aug 16, 2017
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 […]

Cotton – Southwest – Hail, Tough Winds Giving Growers He** in TX and NM Jul 12, 2017

🕔Jul 12, 2017
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 […]

AgFax Southwest Cotton: Heat is On; Bollworm Alert – AgFax Jun 21, 2017

🕔Jun 21, 2017
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 […]

Cotton Southwest – Irrigation Running; More Planting; First Time Growers – AgFax May 17, 2017

🕔May 17, 2017
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 […]

Cotton – Southwest – Cool, Wet Panhandle; Bollworms; Re-Growth – AgFax Aug 31, 2016

🕔Aug 31, 2016
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 […]

Cotton – Southwest – Rain Delays; 2,4-D Drift; Bacterial Blight – AgFax Aug 19, 2016

🕔Aug 19, 2016
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 […]

Cotton – Southwest – Sure Could Use a Soaking Rain; Hoods, Hoes Go After Weeds – AgFax Jul 27, 2016

🕔Jul 27, 2016
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.

Cotton – Southwest – Resistant Pigweed War Heats Up with the Temperatures – AgFax Jul 14, 2016

🕔Jul 14, 2016
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 […]

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