Texas Sorghum: Researchers Developing Climate-Smart Crops

🕔Jul 19, 2019Texas A&M researchers believe the development of climate-smart crops is the key to improving nitrogen-use efficiency and reducing fertilizer nitrogen loss in agricultural fields. The crops would have the ability […]

Texas: New Extension Peanut Program Leader in Stephenville

🕔Jul 19, 2019Dr. John Cason has been named Texas A&M AgriLife Research assistant professor for peanut breeding and genetics in Stephenville, where he will supervise the AgriLife Research and Extension Center’s peanut […]

Texas LRGV: Cotton Being Defoliated; Sesame Harvest Nears

🕔Jul 19, 2019General Situation Another week of temperatures in the 100s and nights right at 80F in the LRGV. However, it seems there might be some potential showers forecasted for next week […]

Texas Blacklands IPM: Bollworm Season Arrives; Watch for Stink Bugs

🕔Jul 19, 2019GENERAL Corn is drying down and getting close to harvest with a few fields that could be ready to go by the end of next week. Sorghum that was planted […]

Texas West Plains Cotton: All Quiet on the Insect Front

🕔Jul 19, 2019I began finding blooms and small bolls on Monday, July 15, mostly in Cochran County. Plant mapping data indicates that area cotton is going into bloom with 8.5 nodes above […]

Texas: 2 QuickBooks Training Sessions in Aug., Sept.

🕔Jul 18, 2019The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will offer Panhandle District QuickBooks Pro Desktop Short Courses on Aug. 21-22 in Amarillo and Sept. 11-12 in Lubbock. The two-day trainings will run […]

Texas Field Reports: Barry Kicks Off Hurricane Season

🕔Jul 16, 2019Tropical Storm Barry didn’t create major problems for Texans, but storm season is just getting underway, said the Texas State Climatologist. Dr. John Nielsen-Gammon, College Station, said southeastern parts of […]

Texas Cotton: Fleahopper 101 – From Scouting to Treatment

🕔Jul 12, 2019This is just a heads up that there have been a few reports of cotton fleahoppers in cotton.  Cotton fleahopper adults are pale green to gray-green; nymphs are lighter-colored with reddish […]

Texas Peanuts: 4 Pod Rot Management Tips

🕔Jul 11, 2019It is time to consider preventative applications for soilborne diseases. Two different fungi (Rhizoctonia solani and Pythium spp.) are the primary components of the pod rot complex. These fungi may […]

Texas West Plains Cotton: Keep Watch for Lygus, Stink Bugs, Bollworms

🕔Jul 11, 2019Cotton has generally been growing off much better the past couple of weeks with much warmer temperatures and some occasional rain. The rain this last weekend was a God send […]

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