Texas Plains IPM: Cotton – Fleahoppers Biggest Concern; Pests Rising in Corn, Sorghum Jul 9, 2019

🕔Jul 9, 2019
General Status For the first week since the start of planting season, we did not have a damaging weather event. It was not too cold, too windy, or too wet […]

Tennessee Cotton: And Away We Go – Controlling Plant Growth in 2019 Jul 5, 2019

🕔Jul 5, 2019
Reports of scattered blooms are trickling in from April planted cotton and we are on-track to have much of the early May planted cotton blooming by July 4th.  I’ve been […]

Georgia Cotton: PGRs – What Do They Do, When Should You Use Them? Jul 3, 2019

🕔Jul 3, 2019
Although plant growth regulators have been used for many years in Georgia, there is still much confusion about what they actually do. Contrary to what many may think, mepiquat does […]

Georgia Cotton: Managing Vegetative Growth – PGR Decisions Jun 21, 2019

🕔Jun 21, 2019
There are many growth stages of cotton throughout the county at this time, from blooming to plants that are just now emerging.  Good soil moisture from recent rains and milder […]

North Carolina Cotton: Making PGR Decisions for 2019 Jun 19, 2019

🕔Jun 19, 2019
Thus far, the 2019 crop is variable in terms of growth stage. Early planted cotton is now is now squaring and generally growing well, now that rains have returned and […]

Georgia Cotton: PGRs – Slowing Down Growth After Bloom Aug 27, 2018

🕔Aug 27, 2018
We’ve had good conversation this past week about plant growth regulators after bloom. It’s difficult to slow the plant down after bloom if we really start stretching. And our aggressive […]

Georgia Cotton: When Should You Terminate PGR Applications? Aug 6, 2018

🕔Aug 6, 2018
Cotton is moving along as many of us county agents were at the National Association of County Agents meeting last week in Chattanooga. It was raining up there about as […]

Georgia Cotton: PGR Use and Reducing Stress in Late Planted Crops Aug 3, 2018

🕔Aug 3, 2018
The 2018 Georgia cotton crop is extremely variable in maturity. Much of the state has had cotton blooming and setting fruit for weeks where as other parts of the state […]

Texas Plains Cotton: Plenty of Pests, PGR Decisions, Irrigation Needs Jul 17, 2018

🕔Jul 17, 2018
General Status Some beneficial rains did cross the area late last week and weekend with some minimal damage reported. These rains were welcome but far from filling our dry soil […]

Tennessee Cotton: Fast and Furious Season – Aggressive PGR Use Jul 16, 2018

🕔Jul 16, 2018
At the moment, cotton appears to be growing almost as fast as palmer amaranth; rains and abnormally warm temperatures have promoted rapid growth and the second (or third) application of […]

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