Custom harvesters are checking out the Kansas cotton crop. Stink bugs hit a 7-week run in far West Texas. Surely, they’re about done.
Hard Choices – Do I water the cotton or the peanuts? Bollworm pockets are here and there, a few in pima. Irrigated cotton is vacuuming up stink bugs around Waco.
114 degrees in Waco – ‘nuff said. Texas-Oklahoma scorcher deluxe. Modules are turning up around Corpus Christi. Thanks to Josh McGinty for sharing a photo. Kansas growers are dealing with 2,4-D damage. Browns stinkbugs make […]
Heat units are piling up. PGR strategies are getting lots of talking points. Plenty of good herbicide control going on.
Early defoliation is starting in the Corpus Christi area due to lack of moisture, and is ongoing in the LRGV. Harvest aid Thidiazuron is expected to be in short supply reports Gaylon […]
Weather extremes in this week’s report. Heavy rain washed into coastal areas leaving muddy fields with anticipated weed flushes. Drought continues with dryland crop failure in far West Texas, parts of […]
Unseasonably wet weather has Arizona growers smiling thanks to Pacific Hurricane Bud. New Mexico has also enjoyed good moisture. Rain is in the forecast for southwest Oklahoma where dryland is on the brink – it’s […]
Rain fell at last in parts of Texas and Oklahoma. Dryland is still in the 11th hour after 100+ heat and no soil moisture. Some New Mexico growers also got a rain break. […]
Scattered 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.
Southwest 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 […]