Cotton – Midsouth – Any Defoliation Yet? Rains May Have Delayed Early Start – AgFax Aug 23, 2018

🕔Aug 23, 2018
Heavy rains fell in parts of the Delta states, starting late last week. Amounts of 2 to 4 inches were common, although totals of 6 to 12 inches fell in spots. […]

Cotton – Midsouth – Bollworms Building, Unexpected Slippage Reported – AgFax Midsouth Cotton Jul 26, 2018

🕔Jul 26, 2018
Bollworm activity has widened and treatments have been going out on a broader basis. Some slippage has been noted in triple-gene cotton in one location in central Louisiana. See comments by Sebe […]

Cotton – Midsouth – Plant Bugs Forcing More Treatment Decisions – AgFax Midsouth Cotton Jun 28, 2018

🕔Jun 28, 2018
Plant bug numbers are picking up on a wider basis and more applications are being made. No huge numbers are being reported. Some fields are on their second spray. Immatures are […]

Cotton – Midsouth – Weather Pushes Farmers Into Corner On Last Acres – AgFax May 31, 2018

🕔May 31, 2018
Planting 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 – Delta – Spring Has Sprung, Planters Rolling – AgFax Midsouth Cotton May 2, 2018

🕔May 2, 2018
Bigger plantings expected across states – with one exception. How much it rains with next front could influence how the region’s final acreage trends.

AgFax Midsouth Cotton: Harvey Approaching – This Can’t Be Good Aug 24, 2017

🕔Aug 24, 2017
The current tropical system – Harvey – couldn’t have taken shape at a worse time for cotton farmers in the lower Midsouth. Later this week the system will bring heavy amounts […]

Cotton – Midsouth: Bollworms – Treatments Increasing, Moth Flight Continues – AgFax Jul 14, 2017

🕔Jul 14, 2017
Bollworm moths and eggs are becoming more obvious through a large part of the region. More treatments are being made, at least in the southern portion of the Midsouth. Treatments continue […]

Cotton – Midsouth – Plant Bugs, Aphids Stirring, Maybe Early – AgFax Jun 15, 2017

🕔Jun 15, 2017
Plant bug counts and applications are increasing through much of our coverage are. Aphids have become more apparent over the last week and more treatments have been going out.

Midsouth Cotton: Will Rain And Flooding Shift Any Late Cotton To Beans? – AgFax May 4, 2017

🕔May 4, 2017
Will last weekend’s heavy rains and flooding in the upper Delta reduce the Midsouth’s eventual 2017 cotton crop – especially with more rain developing in the second half of the […]

Cotton – Midsouth – Smelling Defoliant Yet? Plenty Has Been Scheduled – AgFax Sep 8, 2016

🕔Sep 8, 2016
More defoliation has started. Some applications are on the books as far north as the Missouri Bootheel. Disease and weather damage assessments aren’t painting an encouraging picture through much of the region. […]

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