With the arctic blast in the forecast and the substantial number of cotton acres left in the field, several have recently asked about how to keep water in their cotton […]
The forecast lows for Thursday/Friday/Saturday/Sunday nights have bounced around over the past few days, but this morning they included a 26, 28, 28 and 31. I’ve passed many fields with […]
Tennessee: Cotton Harvest Issues – Podcast Oct 4, 2019
Speeding up a slow boll…managing regrowth…or avoiding it all together. Dr. Tyson Raper addresses these issues in this podcast.
In this podcast, Dr. Tyson Raper addresses cotton defoliation concerns and offers product recommendations for defoliating weather stressed plants.
The 2019 Mid-South Cotton Defoliation Guide is now available online.
Lint yield per acre is ultimately a function of number of harvested bolls per acre multiplied by lint weight of harvested bolls. As a result, it seems logical that one […]
It’s been a tough season for cotton producers. Dr. Tyson Raper discusses why cotton appears to be “turning” early.
While we are quickly approaching a point in which a sulfur fertilizer application will be unable to impact yield in 2019, understanding what a sulfur deficiency looks like may help […]
I’ve been fielding questions lately on managing plant growth after Hurricane Barry’s deluge coupled with the ‘cool’ temperatures forecast for this week. Most of these discussions have led to someone […]
Tennessee Cotton: Response to Saturated Soils Jul 23, 2019
Cotton is very sensitive to prolonged periods of saturated soils. Even incomplete saturation can lower respiration rates below the level required to sustain plant growth. The growth stage, length of […]