2019 Mid-South Cotton Defoliation Guide Now Available

🕔Aug 30, 2019The 2019 Mid-South Cotton Defoliation Guide is now available online.

Tennessee Cotton: Estimating Lint Yield from Boll Counts

🕔Aug 19, 2019Lint 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 […]

Tennessee Cotton: Why Is the Crop “Turning” Early? – Podcast

🕔Aug 6, 2019It’s been a tough season for cotton producers. Dr. Tyson Raper discusses why cotton appears to be “turning” early.

Tennessee Cotton: Sulfur Deficiency Management Options

🕔Jul 31, 2019While 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 […]

Tennessee Cotton: Managing Growth After Hurricane Barry

🕔Jul 24, 2019I’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, 2019Cotton 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 […]

Tennessee Cotton: And Away We Go – Controlling Plant Growth in 2019

🕔Jul 5, 2019Reports of scattered blooms are trickling in from April planted cotton and we are on-track to have much of the early May planted cotton blooming by July 4th.  I’ve been […]

Tennessee Cotton: 7 Days Left in May – Plant/Replant Considerations

🕔May 24, 2019I’ve spent the past several days walking replants and fielding last minute variety placement/selection questions.  This post covers a few thoughts I’d like to share concerning replants, variety maturity, and […]

Cotton – Midsouth – Better Planting Ahead…Dare We Hope? – AgFax

🕔May 22, 2019Owen Taylor, Editor Questions, comments, complaints? My door is always open. Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Midsouth Cotton, sponsored by the Midsouth Cotton Team of AMVAC Chemical Corporation […]

Tennessee: Corn, Cotton Producers’ Prevented Planting Decision

🕔May 21, 2019Federal crop insurance programs have a prevented planting provision that can protect producers from the financial losses and risks associated with not being able to plant the intended crop within […]

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