Cotton – Southwest – Bollworm Concerns as Crop Moves Forward – AgFax Jul 19, 2017

🕔Jul 19, 2017Bollworm injury is unexpectedly high in Bt cotton in parts of Texas. If you’re caught up in this, don’t feel like the Lone Ranger. Similar reports are surfacing in the Midsouth, […]

Cotton – Southwest – Hail, Tough Winds Giving Growers He** in TX and NM Jul 12, 2017

🕔Jul 12, 2017Hail and wind is the last thing cotton growers need at this stage of the game. Huge losses west of Lubbock — Hockley, Cochran and Lamb counties — were reported and […]

Cotton – Southwest: Weed Wake-Up Call; Boll Weevil Sprays Jul 5, 2017

🕔Jul 5, 2017This past weekend’s rain is expected to wake up the weeds and test post residual applications. Hoe crews are active and more teams are expected to move into the fields. […]

Cotton – Southwest: Rain Came But So Did Hail, Wind – Agfax Jun 28, 2017

🕔Jun 28, 2017OVERVIEW Rainstorms rolled into parts of southwest cotton country bringing relief for many, but high winds and large hail left some damaged acres. Moisture amounts varied – less than an […]

AgFax Southwest Cotton: Heat is On; Bollworm Alert – AgFax Jun 21, 2017

🕔Jun 21, 2017Egg lays have the Blacklands and more southern areas on bollworm alert. Stinkbugs are also drawing sprayers to the field in some of our coverage area. Thrips are still a […]

Cotton – Southwest – Thrips Chow Down; Hi Temps Damage is Similar Jun 14, 2017

🕔Jun 14, 2017NOT thrips. That’s what Kerry Siders has concluded about damaged leaves found in some Texas Plains cotton. When is a cotton plant like a piece of bologna? Read more of […]

Cotton – Southwest – Weather Helping Most; Others Still to Wet – AgFax Jun 7, 2017

🕔Jun 7, 2017Rain has boosted growing conditions in the Panhandle and South Plains as growers close in on final planting. Warmer temps, plus more shower potential this week should benefit early plant […]

Cotton – Southwest Thrips Army Moving; Weeds are Breaking Through – AgFax May 31, 2017

🕔May 31, 2017Thrips, thrips, and more thrips – armies of them are moving out of wheat and invading young cotton in some Panhandle and South Plains areas as stand establishment increases. Read […]

Cotton – Southwest: 6-Leaf Plants Up for Some; Cool, Wet Delays Others – AgFax May 24, 2017

🕔May 24, 2017Panhandle, Kansas and southwestern Oklahoma farmers are dealing with planting delays where temps in the 40s and damp weather are not cooperating with good intentions. The South Plains could use […]

Cotton Southwest – Irrigation Running; More Planting; First Time Growers – AgFax May 17, 2017

🕔May 17, 2017Fleahoppers and thrips are on the radar in the Upper Coast and Lower Rio Grande Valley where dry weather is giving irrigation systems a workout. Beneficials are helping control the […]

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