Cotton – Southwest – Wet, Frustrated, Delayed and Arizona is Really Hot – AgFax Jun 1, 2016

🕔Jun 1, 2016
It’s wet from the Texas Gulf Coast to Kansas. Storm after storm has drenched much of the Southwest cotton growing territory this past week. Cotton is “surviving, not thriving” said […]

Cotton Southwest – Defoliation; Weather; Aphids – AgFax Aug 19, 2015

🕔Aug 19, 2015
Cooler temperatures and more rain potential are upping the odds for more disease as the crop comes into the home stretch in West Texas. An ugly El Nino, aptly named […]

Cotton – Southwest: Calling All Sprayers, Hoes, Cultivators – AgFax Jul 15, 2015

🕔Jul 15, 2015
‘Oklahoma is OK!’ says the musical lyrics. And Randy Boman, OSU cotton specialist, agrees – “There’s no telling how much cotton we can make if we get a good rain […]

Cotton in the Southwest: ‘Raining Like a Son of a Gun’ – AgFax Jun 17, 2015

🕔Jun 17, 2015
Don’t mess with Bill!  Tropical storm Bill is bringing even more heavy rain to parts of Texas still recovering from May floods. Much of Oklahoma is also getting drenched.  Verde […]

Cotton in the Southwest: PGRs – Do You Need Them This Year? – AgFax Aug 6, 2014

🕔Aug 6, 2014
When do I apply PGRs? Randy Boman, OSU specialist, says there’s no PGR crystal ball, “but if we get more showers, we’ll need help to hold the growth back.”

Texas Grain Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids – Fine Tuning Treatment Decisions Jun 13, 2014

🕔Jun 13, 2014
Sorghum maturity ranges from boot to soft dough stage. We continue to watch fields for the sugarcane aphid but are also watching for Midge, Stink bugs and headworms. A number […]

Southwest Cotton: Rain Keeps on Falling as Optimism Climbs – AgFax Jun 10, 2014

🕔Jun 10, 2014
Rain continues to fuel hope for the region’s best crop in years. From the North Canadian River, flowing bank-to-bank in parts of the Panhandle, to the Rio Grande, where cotton […]

Texas Grain Sorghum: Aphids Apparent In Coastal-Area Plots May 2, 2014

🕔May 2, 2014
From Pest Management News I have found corn leaf aphids and yellow sugarcane aphids in my test plots without insecticidal seed treatments, but I have not yet found them in […]

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