Cotton Southwest: Pre and Post Herbicides Recommended; Dodging Weather – AgFax May 10, 2017

🕔May 10, 2017
Cotton growers are dodging showers across parts of the Panhandle and South Plains as they rush to get irrigated fields planted. Cool temps in the 60s and low 70s are […]

Southwest Cotton: Weather Delays; Weed Decisions – AgFax May 3, 2017

🕔May 3, 2017
Christmas weather in April was not welcomed by northern Panhandle growers who were hit with up to 6 inches of snow, rain and temperatures down to 28 degrees.

Cotton – Southwest – Bollworms, Stinkbugs, Re-Growth; Defoliation Picks Up Speed – AgFax Sep 14, 2016

🕔Sep 14, 2016
Bollworms and Stink Bugs are making late season appearances in the southern Panhandle and northern South Plains.  Re-growth is a big challenge where the rain just kept on coming, and […]

Cotton – Southwest – Still Drying Out; Fall Burndown Discussions – Agfax Sep 9, 2016

🕔Sep 9, 2016
Harvest reports from the Lower Rio Grande Valley include some 4-bale dryland cotton. High quality fiber is netting a 5-cent or better premium in the Corpus Christi area. South Texas […]

Cotton – Southwest – Cool, Wet Panhandle; Bollworms; Re-Growth – AgFax Aug 31, 2016

🕔Aug 31, 2016
Rainy and cool best describes the weather over much of the Panhandle and South Plains this week. Rain in Oklahoma brought relief to dryland fields and helped make the pull-back […]

Cotton – Southwest – Sprouting Bolls; West Texas Dry, Others Just Right – AgFax Aug 24, 2016

🕔Aug 24, 2016
Bolls are sprouting in soggy central and southeastern Texas, where it has rained 9 straight days and even more in some areas. There are numerous insurance issues related to loss […]

Cotton – Southwest – Rain Delays; 2,4-D Drift; Bacterial Blight – AgFax Aug 19, 2016

🕔Aug 19, 2016
Drenching rain has stalled crop development and harvest in much of our coverage area. The same massive cell that swamped Louisiana has now stretched across the Texas coast and into […]

Cotton – Southwest – Rain Gives Dryland Crop a Needed Boost – AgFax Aug 10, 2016

🕔Aug 10, 2016
Much needed rain has fallen on the Panhandle/South Plains cotton crop since our last report, which certainly gave a positive boost to this week’s comments. Moisture also made its way […]

Cotton – Southwest – Need Rain and a Heat Break – AgFax Aug 3, 2016

🕔Aug 3, 2016
We continue to hear about persistent high temperatures and dry weather stressing the cotton crop in many parts of Texas. In fact, 8 out of our 13 contacts commented on […]

Cotton – Southwest – Sure Could Use a Soaking Rain; Hoods, Hoes Go After Weeds – AgFax Jul 27, 2016

🕔Jul 27, 2016
The price of cotton at 73 cents-plus  has switched the irrigation pumps from lower priced corn fields into some higher valued cotton acres. Read comments from Ryan Roberts.

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