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Texas Upper Coast IPM: Start Watching for Lygus; Sugarcane Aphids on the Rise

Texas Upper Coast IPM: Start Watching for Lygus; Sugarcane Aphids on the Rise

πŸ‘€By Kate Harrell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔May 22, 2017

There are still cotton fleahoppers around this week. Treatments have been made for them in all three counties, and I was picking up more nymphs this week than I was last week. Threshold is 15 – 20% plants with fleahoppers.

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Texas: Prospective Winegrowers Workshop, Houston, June 23

Texas: Prospective Winegrowers Workshop, Houston, June 23

πŸ‘€By Kathleen Phillips, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔May 22, 2017

A workshop for prospective winegrowers will be June 23 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Center, 3033 Bear Creek Dr., Houston. β€œIn a nutshell, this is a great opportunity to find out what one needs to know before making decisions

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Texas LRGV Cotton & Grain: Fleahoppers in Cotton; Sorghum Harvest Started

Texas LRGV Cotton & Grain: Fleahoppers in Cotton; Sorghum Harvest Started

πŸ‘€By Danielle Sekula IPM Extension Agent, Texas AgriLife 🕔May 19, 2017

Grain Sorghum and Corn Field Day at Rio Farms on Tuesday, May 23 at 10 a.m. We will be checking out how the hybrids from all the seed companies look in the field trials. There will also be a feed

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Rice: Weed Control Turns Complicated In Parts Of Midsouth – AgFax

Rice: Weed Control Turns Complicated In Parts Of Midsouth – AgFax

πŸ‘€By Owen Taylor 🕔May 18, 2017

Tough decisions are being made or delayed about how to deal with weeds that have emerged in rice that already has been weakened by bad weather. While weeds and grass are emerging, nobody wants to hit rice with a treatment

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Cotton Southwest –  Irrigation Running; More Planting; First Time Growers – AgFax

Cotton Southwest – Irrigation Running; More Planting; First Time Growers – AgFax

🕔May 17, 2017

Fleahoppers and thrips are on the radar in the Upper Coast and Lower Rio Grande Valley where dry weather is giving irrigation systems a workout. Beneficials are helping control the bugs, and a Section 18 for Transform is also lending

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Texas Field Reports: Hot, Dry Summer Expected, Says State Climatologist

Texas Field Reports: Hot, Dry Summer Expected, Says State Climatologist

πŸ‘€By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔May 16, 2017

Above-average temperatures and dry conditions across Texas could be a sign of things to come this summer, said the state climatologist. Dr. John Nielsen-Gammon, College Station, said he is concerned arid conditions could be prevalent through the summer following the

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Texas Upper Coast IPM: Fleahoppers to Plant Bugs and Aphids to Midge

Texas Upper Coast IPM: Fleahoppers to Plant Bugs and Aphids to Midge

πŸ‘€By Kate Harrell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔May 15, 2017

This week the fleahopper numbers in cotton are mostly down. I know several folks have treated for them, and have had no trouble knocking populations back. The threshold for fleahoppers is 15-20% of plants with fleahoppers. Some of the cotton

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Texas: Lower Rio Grande Sorghum – No Sugarcane Aphids, Watch for Stink Bugs

Texas: Lower Rio Grande Sorghum – No Sugarcane Aphids, Watch for Stink Bugs

πŸ‘€By Danielle Sekula, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔May 12, 2017

In grain sorghum it has been a pretty calm week. Still not finding many sugarcane aphids since the population crash this past week and really did not pick up on any when out scouting this week at all. Did however

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Texas: Lower Rio Grande Cotton – Mostly Quiet but Keep Watch for Fleahoppers

Texas: Lower Rio Grande Cotton – Mostly Quiet but Keep Watch for Fleahoppers

πŸ‘€By Danielle Sekula, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔May 12, 2017

Cotton is maturing and blooming nicely. Not seeing a whole lot going on in cotton this week. We are picking up on some fleahoppers in cotton throughout the Valley. Went out to Raymondville and Sebastian and was picking up an

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Texas Blacklands: Wheat Harvest Underway; Corn, Cotton in Need of Moisture

Texas Blacklands: Wheat Harvest Underway; Corn, Cotton in Need of Moisture

πŸ‘€By Xandra Morris, Texas AgriLife 🕔May 12, 2017

Wheat Wheat is in hard dough and there are many fields in the midst of harvest. Last year we were facing severe delays due to continuous rain, so at least this dry spell has allowed for timely combining. Lodging from

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