Cotton – Southwest: Tough Decisions; Blooming Expands – AgFax

🕔May 16, 2018Southwest Cotton Report from Agfax.com  This week: It’s handwringing time. Making final planting decisions and/or herbicide spraying in the face of dry winds and little or no rain is weighing on […]

AgFax Southwest Cotton: Flood Damage Ongoing; Other Regions Expect Good Harvest

🕔Sep 7, 2017Thankfully, the Panhandle-South Plains area has a warm, clear weather forecast for the next 10 days, which will certainly help finish the late planted crop. New Mexico, Oklahoma and Arizona growers are looking […]

AgFax Southwest Cotton: Fall in the Air; Plenty of ‘Cutout’ Talk

🕔Aug 9, 2017There was plenty of “cutout” talk this week, and an optimistic attitude we all feel as the season moves closer to harvest. Randy Norton commented that Arizona cotton, for the most […]

Texas High Plains Pests: Grain Crops Quiet For Now

🕔Jul 12, 2017As we hit mid-season, things are relatively quiet in area grain crops. The three intense storms that passed through recently brought both blessings and challenges, but one very positive aspect […]

Cotton – Southwest: Weed Wake-Up Call; Boll Weevil Sprays

🕔Jul 5, 2017This past weekend’s rain is expected to wake up the weeds and test post residual applications. Hoe crews are active and more teams are expected to move into the fields. […]

Cotton – Southwest – Weather Helping Most; Others Still to Wet – AgFax

🕔Jun 7, 2017Rain has boosted growing conditions in the Panhandle and South Plains as growers close in on final planting. Warmer temps, plus more shower potential this week should benefit early plant […]

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 […]

Cotton – Southwest – Cool, Wet Panhandle; Bollworms; Re-Growth – AgFax

🕔Aug 31, 2016Rainy and cool best describes the weather over much of the Panhandle and South Plains this week. Rain in Oklahoma brought relief to dryland fields and helped make the pull-back […]

Cotton – Southwest – Need Rain and a Heat Break – AgFax

🕔Aug 3, 2016We continue to hear about persistent high temperatures and dry weather stressing the cotton crop in many parts of Texas. In fact, 8 out of our 13 contacts commented on […]

Cotton – Southwest – Hot, Dry with Bollworms, Fleahoppers, Grasshoppers – AgFax

🕔Jul 7, 2016It’s hotter than a firecracker! The 4th of July saw temperatures in the 90s and by Tuesday it was hitting 100-plus in much of west Texas. Bollworms are on the move […]

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