Defoliation: Reaching The Finish Line In Georgia - ⋅ BY AMANDA HUBER ⋅ SOUTHEAST EDITOR After being behind much of the season in growing degree days, conditions in late July and August allowed the cotton crop to catch […]
alabama cotton harvest Alabama cotton crop truly a mixed bag - Alabama cotton producers are nearing one month of harvest. After many early season delays, dastardly weather at the end of October and some difficult field conditions, producers are ready to […]
defoliating cotton Defoliation trials, thoughts and concoctions for the next few days - • By Tyson Raper • I dug through my closet to get a jacket this morning. With cooler temps creeping into the forecast, calls on defoliation timing, products and rates […]
cotton bloom 2021 Cotton Crop Update - August is a key month to finish off the cotton crop. Most of the crop management (fertilization, herbicides) is through, and it is important to protect the fruit from stinkbugs […]
texas planting 2021 Planting Progress - We are having a normal planting season as many areas are too dry and others have wet places in the fields that farmers have to plant around. Non-irrigated growers often […]
checking seeding rate Tips for a healthy cotton stand - • By Matt Foster • With cotton planting just around the corner, a couple key factors should be taken into consideration. Early planting is a key component of successful cotton […]
beltwide conference A Virtual Reality - The National Cotton Council-coordinated 2021 Beltwide Cotton Conferences will employ a virtual platform to share cutting-edge research results and other timely information for making key production/marketing-related decisions. ■ Why the […]
irrigation Clemson irrigation expert says crops face critical water needs - Growing season is in full swing and farmers must pay close attention to the water needs of several crops at this stage, says a Clemson University specialist. Michael Plumblee, Clemson […]
cotton irrigation New app development could aid crop irrigation management - • By Kay Ledbetter • Texas A&M AgriLife is developing an inexpensive and easy-to-use mobile app and irrigation management system to help agricultural producers increase water-use efficiency and continue producing […]
jared whitaker UGA cotton agronomist wants to reduce weather risk through research - • By Clint Thompson • Georgia’s cotton crop was decimated by Hurricane Michael in 2018. Now, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension cotton agronomist Jared Whitaker is hoping his research will […]
rain gauge Dry Texas winter weather could extend into spring, summer - Drier than normal conditions this winter could be a harbinger for a hotter-than-normal summer if future weather patterns fail to deliver moisture. As Texas A&M AgriLife Extension district reporters compiled […]
wet ground mississippi Ideal Weather Needed For Mississippi Cotton Crop To Rebound - All of Mississippi’s 2019 cotton crop has emerged, but it’s off to a slow start. Of approximately 700,000 acres of cotton planted statewide this year, 57% is rated fair or […]