Tennessee Cotton: In-Field Sprouting – Protecting Existing Fiber Quality

🕔Sep 27, 2018The past six days of rain found the vast majority of our Upper-MidSouth cotton crop defoliated and open.  Unfortunately, these conditions supported emergence of cottonseed while still within the boll- […]

Tennessee Cotton: Warm Weather Defoliation Mixes With, Without Thidiazuron

🕔Sep 17, 2018Our forecast for the next 7 days contains ideal conditions for defoliating and opening bolls.  In this blog, I cover my current 1 and 2 shot go-to mixes and briefly […]

Cotton – Midsouth – Harvest Still Held Hostage By The Weather – AgFax

🕔Sep 13, 2018In the Delta, defoliation applications and a small amount of picking have started up again in parts of the region after rains over the last week put things on hold. A […]

Tennessee Cotton: Defoliation – Common Questions and Products – Podcast

🕔Aug 30, 2018UT Crops has a new podcast. It’s called Call of the Week. It will feature our specialists discussing their most frequent calls and questions from the past seven days, and […]

Mid-South Cotton: 2018 Defoliation Guide Now Available Online

🕔Aug 27, 2018The 2018 Mid-South Cotton Defoliation Guide is now available online. Cotton defoliation applications started in Mississippi this past week and a few acres within Tennessee will likely receive applications before the end […]

Tennessee Cotton: Increased Reports of Boll Cavitation

🕔Aug 17, 2018Over the past few weeks, reports of thumbnail-sized boll abortion have emerged in some areas of West Tennessee.  While square and small boll abortion is very common every year, recent […]

Tennessee Cotton: Fast and Furious Season – Aggressive PGR Use

🕔Jul 16, 2018At the moment, cotton appears to be growing almost as fast as palmer amaranth; rains and abnormally warm temperatures have promoted rapid growth and the second (or third) application of […]

Cotton – Midsouth – Crop Ahead Of Schedule – So Are Bollworms? – AgFax Midsouth Cotton

🕔Jul 12, 2018Cotton bloomed way ahead of the Fourth of July, thanks to plenty of heat, which also has pushed bollworm moths and egg laying.

Cotton – Midsouth – Plant Bugs Ramp Up, Bollworms Flight Taking Shape – AgFax

🕔Jul 6, 2018Bollworm egg laying has started. Concerns linger about how well dual-gene cotton will hold up, based on slippage in the last couple of years.

Cotton – Midsouth – Plant Bugs Forcing More Treatment Decisions – AgFax Midsouth Cotton

🕔Jun 28, 2018Plant 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 […]

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