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 […]
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
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.