Cotton – Midsouth – Cotton Blooming Now – Needs Rain – AgFax Midsouth Cotton

🕔Jun 21, 2018Cotton is blooming widely now. That means it needs rain, which has been spotty, at best, for weeks.

Tennessee Cotton: Plant Bugs – A ‘Scout and Spray’ Pest

🕔Jun 21, 2018Tarnished plant bug infestations are sporadic and variable, mostly a scout a spray scenario.

Tennessee Soybeans: Insecticide Seed Treatment – Necessary After a Cover Crop? – Video

🕔Jun 14, 2018Dr. Scott Stewart discusses his latest research on the impact of seed treatments and burndown timing in soybeans planted behind a cover crop.

Cotton – Midsouth – Residual Herbicide Burn – More Than Usual? -AgFax Midsouth Cotton

🕔Jun 14, 2018Residual herbicides have browned up some cotton more than might be expected, two of our contacts noted this week. The effect has occurred wtith several herbicides and/or adjuvants.

Tennessee Sweet Sorghum: Section 18 Approved for Sivanto

🕔Jun 14, 2018The EPA has approved Tennessee’s Section 18 request for Sivanto (a.k.a. Sivanto prime) in sweet sorghum for control of sugarcane aphid. This product is already fully labeled on grain sorghum, […]

Tennessee Cotton: Early Plant Bug Control

🕔Jun 11, 2018As often happens, there is a flurry of activity in early planted cotton. Plant bugs often stack up there first until other cotton starts squaring. I’ve also had reports of […]

Cotton – Midsouth – Plant Bugs Moving, Bollworms Stage Big, Early Flight – AgFax

🕔Jun 7, 2018Cotton is squaring widely now and plant bugs are finding it. Abnormally large bollworm flight taking shape in parts of region, too.

Cotton – Midsouth – Weather Pushes Farmers Into Corner On Last Acres – AgFax

🕔May 31, 2018Planting has stopped in places where growers have either run out of moisture or are waiting for soils to dry out. How much later people will plant cotton remains an open […]

Cotton – Midsouth – Planting Delays With Last Acres – Soybeans Ahead? – AgFax

🕔May 24, 2018Delays abound. Will Delta farmers buckle down and plant the last acres late? The price of soybeans may influence how long growers will keep cotton seed flowing.

Tennessee Cotton: Thrips Populations Light but Picking Up

🕔May 22, 2018Thus far, reports are that thrips populations have been relatively light but picking up. The forecast model has been predicting that cotton planted after May 15th will face the highest infestations […]

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