Pam Caraway, Contributing Editor Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Southeast Cotton, sponsored by the Southern Cotton Team of Amvac Chemical Corporation. Subscribe OVERVIEW Tarnished plant […]
B Pam Caraway, Contributing Editor Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Southeast Cotton, sponsored by the Southern Cotton Team of Amvac Chemical Corporation. Subscribe OVERVIEW Pests […]
Virginia Cotton: Growth, Squaring Advance Jul 2, 2020
Our cotton crop is responding to soil moisture and heat. Growth and node development are noticeable and it is beginning to make a good number of squares. We are still […]
Plant bugs are being treated and more applications may be necessary, but concerns exist about flaring spider mites and whitefly by taking out beneficial insects too early.
Virginia Cotton: Crops Closer in Age Than Normal Jun 19, 2020
Most of our cotton was planted from May 11th to May 25th this year which represents 14 calendar days, but only 7 degree days. This is going to bring a […]
Virginia Cotton: Leaf Scorch Mostly Cosmetic Jun 5, 2020
Leaf scorch is a common observation in young cotton immediately following a spray application. It is essentially cosmetic even when it is quite noticeable because the next leaves and the […]
Tobacco: Warmer Weather Speeds Up Planting Jun 5, 2020
Most of the flue-cured crop is in the ground, but wet conditions have delayed burley planting.
The first week of June provides a better forecast than we have had for the last couple of weeks. It has been surprising that we have gotten the work done […]
Rains continue delaying planting progress in parts of the region, and some growers may fall back on prevented planting coverage.
Improved growing conditions will push planting activity through most of the region this week. The Southeast cotton crop may finally be on track for 2020.