Sunshine and warmer temperatures are doing great things for the crop. Rain varies from none to heavy, with tropical storm Arthur dumping heavy amounts on the Carolinas.
Colder weather will put planting on hold in the upper Southeast, but farmers in the lower half of the region have somewhat better conditions and are rolling hard.
After too much rain and cold weather, planting weather looks much better going into May. Farmers have plenty of ground to cover.
d Pam Caraway, Contributing Editor Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Southeast Cotton, sponsored by the Southern Cotton Team of Amvac Chemical Corporation. Subscribe OVERVIEW Planting […]
Cotton Leaf Roll Dwarf Virus (CLRDV-AL), which causes cotton blue disease, is now considered part of the environment, according to Alabama Extension specialists and Auburn University researchers. The same disease […]
Below are the results from a trial conducted in three locations in 2019. Varieties were PHY 480 W3FE, which has resistance to root-knot nematode (RKN), and DP 1646 B2XF, an […]
Alabama Cotton: 2019 On-Farm Variety Trial Results Dec 17, 2019
Below are preliminary results from the 2019 AU On-Farm Trials. Varieties are sorted by rank based on the 7-Location Average for the North and the 5 Location Average for the […]
Widespread drought continues in Alabama, as nearly 84 percent of the state is in severe drought. In fact, 55 percent of the state’s soil and subsoil moisture is reported to […]
Alabama Cotton: Crop Speeding Towards Harvest Sep 10, 2019
Situation Our crop is speeding to open. Many fields are ready for harvest aids and the majority of the crop is well ahead of normal due to high temperatures. Late-planted […]
Rain in the forecast is a welcome change from the lingering dry conditions Alabama producers have battled this spring. Producers generally plant cotton between April 20 and the first week […]