General Status All apologies for this newsletter being late to those who faithfully look to this newsletter for regular pest status updates. In the mud and muck, not to mention […]
Good general rainfall averages from around a half inch to over 3 inches in some spots are going to make decisions regarding growth regulators much simpler. Some cotton is over […]
We are 2nd and 3rd week into squaring now, and we’re starting to put out our plant growth regulators. With all the rain we are having, we need to keep […]
Over the past 10-14 days, our cotton crop has really taken-off. Rains and warmer temperatures have promoted rapid growth over the past week and Plant Growth Regulator (PGR) applications will […]
2017 has brought another challenging spring, with another cool and wet planting season, and excessive rains in much of the state. As such, most cotton is later than normal again […]
Insect traffic report: Verde plant bugs, brown stink bugs, leaf-footed bugs remain in the picture on coastal areas. Lygus are threatening to invade fields in parts of the South Plains. […]
Similar to defoliation, albeit with somewhat less pronounced effects if overdone, managing vegetative growth in cotton with PGR’s does involve some art as well as science.