Cotton – Southwest – Rain – More Planting – Thrips Swarm – Weed Resistance – AgFax

🕔May 24, 2018Scattered reports of rain helped spur planting into full swing across west Texas and parts of Oklahoma. But moisture is still needed for putting seeds into dryland fields, especially in Kansas.

Cotton – Southwest: Tough Decisions; Blooming Expands – AgFax

🕔May 16, 2018Southwest 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 […]

Cotton – Southwest: The “D” Word is Back; Weeds Cranking Up – AgFax

🕔May 2, 2018Extended drought has growers praying for any sign of moisture in most of West Texas, the Panhandle and southwestern Oklahoma. They’re desperate. It’s been more than six months since many enjoyed […]

AgFax Southwest Cotton: Weed Control Success; More on Harvey; Heat Units Still Needed

🕔Sep 13, 2017We have more reports about Harvey damage from Gaylon Morgan and Josh McGinty. Additionally, scroll down to read recent crop insurance information from Plains Cotton Growers representatives. Weed control is reportedly looking good. Chuck […]

AgFax Southwest Cotton: Flood Damage Ongoing; Other Regions Expect Good Harvest

🕔Sep 7, 2017Thankfully, the Panhandle-South Plains area has a warm, clear weather forecast for the next 10 days, which will certainly help finish the late planted crop. New Mexico, Oklahoma and Arizona growers are looking […]

AgFax Southwest Cotton: Harvey Damage Reports Trickle In

🕔Aug 31, 2017Conservative estimates are that Harvey wiped out unharvested fields representing a potential loss of 400,000-plus cotton bales. Nearly all of the 200,000 acres lost in the Upper Coast were loaded with […]

AgFax Southwest Cotton: Harvey Moving Slow Toward Texas Coast

🕔Aug 23, 2017Tropical Storm (or Hurricane) Harvey is expected to strike the Texas Gulf Coast later this week. This morning (8/23), The Weather Channel projected that the storm would redevelop in the Gulf […]

AgFax Southwest Cotton: Rain Keeps Coming; August Hailstorm No Good

🕔Aug 16, 2017August 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 […]

AgFax Southwest Cotton: Fall in the Air; Plenty of ‘Cutout’ Talk

🕔Aug 9, 2017There was plenty of “cutout” talk this week, and an optimistic attitude we all feel as the season moves closer to harvest. Randy Norton commented that Arizona cotton, for the most […]

AgFax Cotton Southwest: Thankful for Rain – Here Come the Weeds

🕔Aug 2, 2017Rain and cool temperatures have blessed the Panhandle, South Plains and eastern New Mexico. Some areas have topped 8 inches with more expected later this week.  Fields in southwestern Oklahoma could […]

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