Cotton – Southwest – Harvest Aid Shortage | Herbicide Tightrope – AgFax

🕔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 – Rain – More Planting – Thrips Swarm – Weed Resistance – AgFax

🕔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.

AgFax Southwest Cotton: Weed Control Success; More on Harvey; Heat Units Still Needed

🕔Sep 13, 2017We have more reports about Harvey damage from Gaylon Morgan and Josh McGinty. Additionally, scroll down to read recent crop insurance information from Plains Cotton Growers representatives. Weed control is reportedly looking good. Chuck […]

AgFax Cotton Southwest: Thankful for Rain – Here Come the Weeds

🕔Aug 2, 2017Rain and cool temperatures have blessed the Panhandle, South Plains and eastern New Mexico. Some areas have topped 8 inches with more expected later this week.  Fields in southwestern Oklahoma could […]

Cotton – Southwest – Weather Helping Most; Others Still to Wet – AgFax

🕔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: Pre and Post Herbicides Recommended; Dodging Weather – AgFax

🕔May 10, 2017Cotton 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 […]

Cotton – Southwest – Still Drying Out; Fall Burndown Discussions – Agfax

🕔Sep 9, 2016Harvest 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 – Rain Gives Dryland Crop a Needed Boost – AgFax

🕔Aug 10, 2016Much 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 – Resistant Weeds; Sting Bugs; 1st Bale of 2016 – AgFax

🕔Jun 22, 2016Herbicide resistant weeds were on the minds of several of our crop advisors in Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas this week. Some fields have kochia that’s so hardy the hooded sprayers […]

Southwest Cotton: Tankmixing for Resistance; Cool Temps Delay Some Planting – AgFax

🕔May 11, 2016Southwest farmers are rolling the planters hard where weather allows. Some Oklahoma and Kansas farmers are still waiting for a warmup, which should be here soon.

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