AgFax Southwest Cotton: Flood Damage Ongoing; Other Regions Expect Good Harvest

🕔Sep 7, 2017Thankfully, the Panhandle-South Plains area has a warm, clear weather forecast for the next 10 days, which will certainly help finish the late planted crop. New Mexico, Oklahoma and Arizona growers are looking […]

Texas Blacklands Cotton: Recent Rains Helpful, Could Be Problematic If They Persist

🕔Aug 2, 2017Some places in the county have gotten up to 2 inches of rain today. Hopefully many of our fields can use the moisture to help fill out bolls. Up to […]

Cotton – Southwest: 4-Bale Possibilities: Dicamba Injury in KS, OK – AgFax

🕔Jul 26, 2017Three to 4 bales are in the forecast for parts of the Coastal Bend despite the multiple treatments needed to battle bollworms. Northern Panhandle fields are also primed for good yields […]

Texas Blacklands IPM: Keep a Lookout for Stinkbugs

🕔Jul 21, 2017Cotton Cotton ranges from 8 to 2-3 nodes above white flower. Most fields should be past the point where bollworms can cause yield damage. They can still be found in […]

Texas Blacklands Cotton: Early Fields Reach Cutout; Keep Watch for Bollworms

🕔Jul 17, 2017Some cotton has reached cutout this week (5 nodes above highest white bloom). Many producers are still applying plant growth regulators (Pix) due to the heavy and consistent rains we’ve […]

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

🕔Jun 28, 2017OVERVIEW 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 Thrips Army Moving; Weeds are Breaking Through – AgFax

🕔May 31, 2017Thrips, thrips, and more thrips – armies of them are moving out of wheat and invading young cotton in some Panhandle and South Plains areas as stand establishment increases. Read […]

Cotton – Southwest – Rain Delays; 2,4-D Drift; Bacterial Blight – AgFax

🕔Aug 19, 2016Drenching rain has stalled crop development and harvest in much of our coverage area. The same massive cell that swamped Louisiana has now stretched across the Texas coast and into […]

Cotton – Southwest – Need Rain and a Heat Break – AgFax

🕔Aug 3, 2016We continue to hear about persistent high temperatures and dry weather stressing the cotton crop in many parts of Texas. In fact, 8 out of our 13 contacts commented on […]

Cotton – Southwest – Heat. Disease. Less Bugs than expected. – AgFax

🕔Jul 20, 2016Milder 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 […]

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