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 […]

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 […]

Texas Cotton: How NASS Compiles Yield and Production Forecasts – 3 Steps

🕔Aug 3, 2016Texas farmers grow 56% of the U.S. cotton acres and about 45% of the total U.S. cotton production. But how do we measure this crop accurately enough to make dependable forecasts for […]

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