Cotton – Southwest: The “D” Word is Back; Weeds Cranking Up – AgFax May 2, 2018

    🕔May 2, 2018
    Extended drought has growers praying for any sign of moisture in most of West Texas, the Panhandle and southwestern Oklahoma. They’re desperate. It’s been more than six months since many enjoyed […]

    AgFax Southwest Cotton: Weed Control Success; More on Harvey; Heat Units Still Needed Sep 13, 2017

    🕔Sep 13, 2017
    We have more reports about Harvey damage from Gaylon Morgan and Josh McGinty. Additionally, scroll down to read recent crop insurance information from Plains Cotton Growers representatives. Weed control is reportedly looking good. Chuck […]

    Cotton Growth Stages: Cutout – Everything You Should Know Aug 21, 2017

    🕔Aug 21, 2017
    What it is and why it’s important. Cutout and blooming out the top are often confused as the same growth stage. At cutout there are still many potential fruiting sites […]

    AgFax Cotton Southwest: Thankful for Rain – Here Come the Weeds Aug 2, 2017

    🕔Aug 2, 2017
    Rain and cool temperatures have blessed the Panhandle, South Plains and eastern New Mexico. Some areas have topped 8 inches with more expected later this week.  Fields in southwestern Oklahoma could […]

    Cotton – Southwest: Rain Came But So Did Hail, Wind – Agfax Jun 28, 2017

    🕔Jun 28, 2017
    OVERVIEW Rainstorms rolled into parts of southwest cotton country bringing relief for many, but high winds and large hail left some damaged acres. Moisture amounts varied – less than an […]

    Cotton Southwest: Pre and Post Herbicides Recommended; Dodging Weather – AgFax May 10, 2017

    🕔May 10, 2017
    Cotton growers are dodging showers across parts of the Panhandle and South Plains as they rush to get irrigated fields planted. Cool temps in the 60s and low 70s are […]

    Cotton – Southwest – Bollworms, Stinkbugs, Re-Growth; Defoliation Picks Up Speed – AgFax Sep 14, 2016

    🕔Sep 14, 2016
    Bollworms and Stink Bugs are making late season appearances in the southern Panhandle and northern South Plains.  Re-growth is a big challenge where the rain just kept on coming, and […]

    Cotton – Southwest – Heat. Disease. Less Bugs than expected. – AgFax Jul 20, 2016

    🕔Jul 20, 2016
    Milder temperatures are thankfully holding the mercury below 100 in much of West Texas. But the lack of rain is getting serious over large areas of Texas, as plants are […]

    Cotton – Southwest – Wet, Frustrated, Delayed and Arizona is Really Hot – AgFax Jun 1, 2016

    🕔Jun 1, 2016
    It’s wet from the Texas Gulf Coast to Kansas. Storm after storm has drenched much of the Southwest cotton growing territory this past week. Cotton is “surviving, not thriving” said […]

    Cotton – Southwest: Timely Rains Push Need for More Weed Control – AgFax Jul 8, 2015

    🕔Jul 8, 2015
    After good rains in May and early June, downpours in the past few days – 4 more inches for Lubbock (7/6) and 8 inches in Abiline (7/7) – have been […]


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