Cotton – Southwest – Bolls Popping – Dryland Yields Vary – AgFax Aug 30, 2018

🕔Aug 30, 2018You can almost hear bolls “popping” in the dryland fields of Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle. Yuma, Arizona, cotton growers are well into harvest while the crop is still pushing hard in the central […]

Cotton – Southwest – Stink Bugs Won’t Quit | Kansas Record Setter? – AgFax Aug 22, 2018

🕔Aug 22, 2018Custom harvesters are checking out the Kansas cotton crop. Stink bugs hit a 7-week run in far West Texas. Surely, they’re about done.  

Cotton – Southwest – Water Choices | Coastal Bend Harvest | Bollworms – AgFax Aug 8, 2018

🕔Aug 8, 2018Hard 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.  

Cotton – Southwest – Pickers are Rollin’ | 114 Degrees | Brown Stinkbugs Tricky – AgFax Jul 25, 2018

🕔Jul 25, 2018114 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 […]

Cotton – Southwest – Growing Fast – PGR Time | Keep a Hoe in the Truck – AgFax Jul 18, 2018

🕔Jul 18, 2018Heat units are piling up. PGR strategies are getting lots of talking points. Plenty of good herbicide control going on.

Cotton – Southwest – Harvest Aid Shortage | Herbicide Tightrope – AgFax Jul 12, 2018

🕔Jul 12, 2018Early 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 […]

Cotton – Southwest – Some growers just can’t get a break. – AgFax Jun 29, 2018

🕔Jun 29, 2018Weather 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 […]

Cotton – Southwest – Trap Counts Rising | New Gin in Town – AgFax Jun 20, 2018

🕔Jun 20, 2018Unseasonably 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 […]

Cotton – Southwest – Rain Helps; Residuals Working – AgFax Jun 6, 2018

🕔Jun 6, 2018Rain 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. […]

Cotton – Southwest – Rain – More Planting – Thrips Swarm – Weed Resistance – AgFax May 24, 2018

🕔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.

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