I’ve received several calls this week requesting information on whether or not to keep injured cotton and management after the injury.
Residual 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 is squaring widely now and plant bugs are finding it. Abnormally large bollworm flight taking shape in parts of region, too.
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 […]
Delays abound. Will Delta farmers buckle down and plant the last acres late? The price of soybeans may influence how long growers will keep cotton seed flowing.
Much 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 […]
Seedlings are jumping out of the ground. Cotton planters are running hard. Plenty of farmers have finished planting or could hit that point before next week.
Bigger plantings expected across states – with one exception. How much it rains with next front could influence how the region’s final acreage trends.
Loosely quoting a consultant I spoke with yesterday: ‘If someone calls and asks about planting, I’ve been telling them to go ahead- but go slow.’
With wheat heads roughly 12 or more inches above the ground at current growth stages, concerns about the temperatures forecast for the weekend have been raised.