Cotton: PhytoGen Breeding Traits Help Protect Against Diseases, Pests

🕔Aug 29, 2018At harvest, cotton growers learn how much yield-robbing diseases and pests impacted fiber production. This knowledge helps determine the best varieties to plant next season.  Diseases such as bacterial blight […]

Texas LRGV Cotton, Sorghum: Hot, Dry and Harvest Moving Quickly

🕔Aug 24, 2018Cotton is being harvested as quickly as possible now with the September 1 deadline for cotton stalk destruction right around the corner.   It is very hot and dry as everyday […]

Cotton: Enrollment Open for Texas International Cotton School

🕔Apr 20, 2018Registration remains open for the 38th session of the Texas International Cotton School, scheduled for August 6-16, 2018, in Lubbock.   The Texas International Cotton School (TICS) is uniquely structured to provide […]

Texas: Cotton Pests Moving; Early Sugarcane Aphid Sightings

🕔Apr 13, 2018Hi everyone! This week we experienced a little bit of rain on Monday night creeping into Tuesday morning with rain totals of anywhere from 0.20 to 1 inch in some […]

Rose on Cotton: Potential Pricing Opportunities Still Exist

🕔Feb 2, 2018The Mar contract traded lower on the week – barely managing to trade above last Friday’s settlement – en route to a 318 point weekly setback. Such often occurs when […]

Texas Cotton: RACE Trial Variety Comparisons – Over 90% Transgenics in 2017

🕔Dec 20, 2017The 2017 Replicated Agronomic Cotton Evaluation or RACE trial results from South, East and Central Texas are in and give producers a look at how the latest transgenic varieties performed […]

Texas Blacklands Cotton: Rain Delays Corn Harvest; Cotton Finishing Nicely

🕔Aug 10, 2017Most places in the Blacklands got at least an inch of rain last week and over the weekend. Thankfully we don’t have very high chances of rain for the next […]

Texas – West Plains IPM: Cotton Blooms Close; No Sugarcane Aphid, So Far

🕔Jul 21, 2017Cotton has really been growing off well under the current weather conditions. Many fields are reaching bloom stage or will be blooming in the next week or so. This is […]

Texas West Plains IPM Update: Large Cotton Losses Due to Hail; Insects are Quiet

🕔Jul 14, 2017Needless to say again, we have been through the wringer the last several weeks. My prayer now is that we have good open weather from here on out with gentle, […]

Rose on Cotton: WASDE – Demand is the Bright Spot

🕔Jun 9, 2017The bears were winners on WASDE week with the Dec and July contracts giving up 63 and 100 points, respectively.  The July – Dec switch continued to weaken, but remains […]

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