Cotton http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6051/more en COTTON SPIN A Tightening Cotton Market Picture http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-tightening-cotton-market-picture <div class="node-body article-body">The cotton market has to digest and discount several possibilities, including 18 percent an acreage reduction. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-tightening-cotton-market-picture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-tightening-cotton-market-picture#comments Cotton Cotton Thu, 09 Jul 2015 19:41:00 +0000 93321 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Cotton plantings are down 18 percent across the cotton Belt, 16 percent or more in Texas.</p> 31 Southwest counties are available for CTAP in 2015 http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/31-southwest-counties-are-available-ctap-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">CTAP is available to producers in certain counties that are not eligible to participate in the Stacked Income Protection Plan (STAX).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/31-southwest-counties-are-available-ctap-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/31-southwest-counties-are-available-ctap-2015#comments Cotton Cotton Wed, 08 Jul 2015 18:10:00 +0000 93301 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Cotton Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) will be available for 31 Southwesetrn counties in 2015.</p> Wettest year on record results in mixed bag for South Texas cotton and grain http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/wettest-year-record-results-mixed-bag-south-texas-cotton-and-grain <div class="node-body gallery-body">A drive across Nueces County last week confirmed that flooding and serious ponding in many fields resulted in varying stages of growth for both cotton and grain sorghum</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/wettest-year-record-results-mixed-bag-south-texas-cotton-and-grain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/wettest-year-record-results-mixed-bag-south-texas-cotton-and-grain#comments Cotton Cotton Grain Sorghum Tue, 07 Jul 2015 18:06:00 +0000 93281 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Grain sorghum fields show mixed maturity, result of May rainfall, late planting and other weather issues.</p> Texas cotton acreage will be re-surveyed in July http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/texas-cotton-acreage-will-be-re-surveyed-july <div class="node-body article-body">USDA-NASS will re-survey Texas cotton planted acreage.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/texas-cotton-acreage-will-be-re-surveyed-july" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/texas-cotton-acreage-will-be-re-surveyed-july#comments Cotton Cotton Grains Wed, 01 Jul 2015 16:10:00 +0000 93191 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Texas cotton acreage will be surveyed again in July.</p> No break from Mother Nature as Texas, Oklahoma get drenched by June rains http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/no-break-mother-nature-texas-oklahoma-get-drenched-june-rains <div class="node-body gallery-body">While the record rains of May were welcomed by most Texas farmers and ranchers after years of severe drought, what many say started as a blessing is quickly turning into a disaster.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/no-break-mother-nature-texas-oklahoma-get-drenched-june-rains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/no-break-mother-nature-texas-oklahoma-get-drenched-june-rains#comments Cotton Grains Water Shortage Fri, 19 Jun 2015 12:58:00 +0000 92981 at http://southwestfarmpress.com K-State research solves mystery of temperature’s effect on Palmer amaranth control http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/k-state-research-solves-mystery-temperature-s-effect-palmer-amaranth-control <div class="node-body article-body">Physiological and molecular mechanisms are responsible for difference in HPPD-inhibitor herbicide efficacy of Palmer amaranth.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/k-state-research-solves-mystery-temperature-s-effect-palmer-amaranth-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/k-state-research-solves-mystery-temperature-s-effect-palmer-amaranth-control#comments Cotton Grains Management Wed, 17 Jun 2015 16:51:00 +0000 92961 at http://southwestfarmpress.com COTTON SPIN: A wait and see market for cotton http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-wait-and-see-market-cotton <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. projections of cotton supply and demand variables were even more of a non-event: No change whatsoever between the May and June projections by USDA.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-wait-and-see-market-cotton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-wait-and-see-market-cotton#comments Cotton Cotton Thu, 11 Jun 2015 16:02:00 +0000 92881 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>South Texas harvest could affect cotton market.</p> Guide available to help on replant decisions http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/guide-available-help-replant-decisions <div class="node-body article-body">AgriLife guide offers alternatives following extensive early-season crop loss, including replant alternatives, risk factors, and judging yield potential of sketchy stands.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/guide-available-help-replant-decisions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/guide-available-help-replant-decisions#comments Cotton Cotton Wed, 10 Jun 2015 18:40:00 +0000 92861 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Sparse stands may not warrant replanting or abandoning acreage, say Texas AgriLife Extension specialsits.</p> Jim Swart, CCRI Clear weather permits cotton farmers to play catch up http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/clear-weather-permits-cotton-farmers-play-catch <div class="node-body article-body">“If we have a good summer and a good fall, we have potential to make 3.5 to 4 million bales.” </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/clear-weather-permits-cotton-farmers-play-catch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/clear-weather-permits-cotton-farmers-play-catch#comments Cotton Cotton Fri, 05 Jun 2015 20:12:00 +0000 92781 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>DAN SMITH, Floyd County, Texas, cotton farmer, finishes planting his 2015 crop following weather delays. With adequate moisture in the soil cotton has the potential to make good yields if summer and fall weather is favorable.</p> Dan Smith, Lockney, Texas Texas FSA responding to rain damage while completing drought claims http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/texas-fsa-responding-rain-damage-while-completing-drought-claims <div class="node-body article-body">Texas farmers, ranchers, and landowners who have incurred damage from recent adverse weather should gather all pertinent records and contact their local Farm Service Agency office as soon as possible.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/texas-fsa-responding-rain-damage-while-completing-drought-claims" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/texas-fsa-responding-rain-damage-while-completing-drought-claims#comments Cotton Government Grains Livestock Tue, 02 Jun 2015 20:08:00 +0000 92711 at http://southwestfarmpress.com