Cotton – Midsouth – Residual Herbicide Burn – More Than Usual? -AgFax Midsouth Cotton

🕔Jun 14, 2018Residual herbicides have browned up some cotton more than might be expected, two of our contacts noted this week. The effect has occurred wtith several herbicides and/or adjuvants.

Cotton – Southeast – Bad Plant Bug Year Brewing – AgFax Southeast Cotton

🕔Jun 14, 2018One veteran entomologist says signs point to a heavy and prolonged plant bug season in parts of the region.

Cotton – Southeast: Pests Stirring; Rains Should Restart Planting – AgFax

🕔May 18, 2018Moisture, at last. Rain began falling this week across parts of our coverage area after a prolonged stretch of hot, dry weather. Planting had stopped on a wide basis due to […]

Cotton – Midsouth: Herbicides And Seed Are Waiting For Rain – AgFax

🕔May 18, 2018Much of the 2018 Midsouth cotton crop has now been planted, based on this week’s reports. We’re hearing about planting winding down on a localized basis from Louisiana to Missouri. While plenty […]

Alabama Soybeans: How Sensitive Is Your Variety to Sharpen and Verdict?

🕔May 14, 2018Many if not most fields where full season soybeans will be planted have already had a burndown herbicide applied. Wheat harvest is just around the corner and double cropped soybean […]

Alabama Corn: Sulfur and Magnesium – Key Nutrients for Crop Development

🕔May 2, 2018We have been intensely tissue sampling corn over the last two years in north Alabama and the two nutrients that have been consistently deficient are sulfur (or there have been […]

Alabama Cotton: Heat Unit Accumulation Has Been Lacking in 2017

🕔Sep 18, 2017Many cotton fields in North Alabama have very few open bolls and are maturing later this year.  Several have asked where we are for heat accumulation for this year compared […]

Cotton – Midsouth – Picking Starts, More Defoliation Underway – AgFax

🕔Sep 15, 2017Too much rain and cloudy weather have clearly taken a toll on cotton in parts of our coverage area. Much of the damage – boll rot, hardlocking and fruit shed – […]

AgFax Southeast Cotton: How Much Crop Did Irma Chew Up?

🕔Sep 15, 2017Effects from Hurricane Irma varied. Georgia appears to have taken the biggest hit in terms of lint blown out of bolls. Plenty of cotton was twisted up and/or pushed over by […]

Cotton – Midsouth – Bollworms Continue To Vex Bollgard 2 Cotton – AgFax

🕔Aug 18, 2017Bollworm sprays continue in dual-gene cotton where necessary, and applications are being made in areas in the upper Delta where that’s a rarity.

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