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Texas – West Plains IPM: Cotton Blooms Close; No Sugarcane Aphid, So Far

Texas – West Plains IPM: Cotton Blooms Close; No Sugarcane Aphid, So Far

👤By Kerry Siders, Texas AgriLife IPM Agent in Hockley, Cochran and Lamb Counties 🕔Jul 21, 2017

Cotton has really been growing off well under the current weather conditions. Many fields are reaching bloom stage or will be blooming in the next week or so. This is a great milestone physiologically to achieve before the end of

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Texas West Plains: Cotton Almost at Bloom; 6 Points About Sugarcane Aphid

Texas West Plains: Cotton Almost at Bloom; 6 Points About Sugarcane Aphid

👤By Kerry Siders, Texas AgriLife IPM Agent in Hockley, Cochran and Lamb Counties 🕔Jul 7, 2017

Cotton, what we have remaining, ranges from cotyledon stage (replant) to 13 true leaves with square set good with an average of 82%. I attribute most all missing squares so far to weather related losses. I am not finding blooms

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Cotton and Sorghum: Transform WG Insecticide Gets Section 18 Emergency Use Exemptions

Cotton and Sorghum: Transform WG Insecticide Gets Section 18 Emergency Use Exemptions

👤From a Press Release 🕔May 4, 2017

Dow AgroSciences has received Section 18 emergency use exemptions from EPA for Transform WG insecticide in select states for the 2017 production season. The Section 18 emergency use exemptions come as welcome news to cotton and sorghum growers. States receiving a

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Grain Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids Gain A Huge Head Start In Texas

Grain Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids Gain A Huge Head Start In Texas

👤By Danielle Sekula, Extension Agent- IPM, Weslaco, Texas 🕔Mar 23, 2017

My student Alma and I detected sugarcane aphids on commercial sorghum at about the V8 stage down by the river in Hidalgo County. That was on Tuesday, March 21, about 3 weeks earlier than we first found them in a commercial

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Sorghum and the Sugarcane Aphid: 8 Videos on Management

Sorghum and the Sugarcane Aphid: 8 Videos on Management

👤From a Press Release 🕔Mar 14, 2017

The United Sorghum Checkoff Program recently released eight videos on sugarcane aphid management for 2017. The video series provides growers with information received from the Sorghum – Sugarcane Aphid Research Exchange Meeting held in January of this year where nearly

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Sorghum: Commercial Varieties with Built-in Resistance to Sugarcane Aphid – DTN

Sorghum: Commercial Varieties with Built-in Resistance to Sugarcane Aphid – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Mar 4, 2017

American sorghum varieties are surprisingly well equipped to take on the sugarcane aphid, according to a Kansas State researcher.   “It’s very unusual to have such a large number of commercially available sorghum lines expressing what are almost certainly completely

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Texas Sorghum: 9 Short Sugarcane Aphid Management Videos for the High Plains

Texas Sorghum: 9 Short Sugarcane Aphid Management Videos for the High Plains

👤By Pat Porter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Feb 21, 2017

We have just posted nine short videos that encompass our 2015 – 2016 research results and experiences as a primer as we enter the 2017 season. Presenters are Katelyn Kesheimer, IPM Agent in Lubbock and Crosby counties, Blayne Reed, IPM

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Texas Blacklands IPM: Transform Emergency Exemption for Sugarcane Aphid

Texas Blacklands IPM: Transform Emergency Exemption for Sugarcane Aphid

👤By Xandra.Morris, Texas AgriLife 🕔Feb 10, 2017

Sulfoxaflor (Transform WG) has been granted an emergency exemption for use on sorghum to control the sugarcane aphid for 2017. You can read the full details here. There are no changes to the rates or other use directions from last

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Texas West Plains: Wet and Hot Season – Diseases and Regrowth

Texas West Plains: Wet and Hot Season – Diseases and Regrowth

👤By Kerry Siders, Extension Agent-IPM 🕔Sep 5, 2016

August ended as one the wettest in many years. Not a bad thing considering July was one of the hottest in a few years. However, this wet, cloudy and cooler weather we experienced over the last 10-near 14 days has

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Texas Plains Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphid Confounds and Confuses

Texas Plains Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphid Confounds and Confuses

👤By Blayne Reed, EA - IPM Hale, Swisher, and Floyd County - Texas AgriLife 🕔Aug 12, 2016

It seems this rascally invasive insect loves to keep us confounded and confused.  In 2014 they discovered late in the growing season we do raise quite a bit of sorghum in West Texas, which made the fall and period right

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