Texas LRGV: Aphids Skyrocket in Cotton, Keep Watch for Sugarcane Aphids in Sorghum May 7, 2021

🕔May 7, 2021
General Situation Over the weekend many growers received some much-needed rain around the LRGV. Majority of Valley got anywhere from 1 inch to 2.5 inches with a handful of places […]

Texas: High Plains Wheat Plot Tour, Bushland, May 20 May 7, 2021

🕔May 7, 2021
While COVID-19 precautions may limit some activities, Texas A&M AgriLife is once again inviting producers to attend a wheat plot tour in person near Bushland on May 20 to look at […]

Texas Crop Progress Update May 5, 2021

🕔May 5, 2021
AgriLife Extension district reporters compiled the following summaries: CENTRAL No report. ROLLING PLAINS Conditions were favorable for producers. Areas received beneficial rainfall, but some areas experienced severe weather with high […]

Texas: “Farming in a Carbon Economy” Workshop, Robstown, May 11 May 4, 2021

🕔May 4, 2021
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present a Carbon Farming in Texas workshop May 11 in Robstown. The workshop is free and open to the public, with both in-person and […]

Texas LRGV: Aphids Active, Be Aware of Volunteer Cotton in Replanted Fields Apr 30, 2021

🕔Apr 30, 2021
General Situation This week we had temperatures in the low 90s during the day and 70s at night for the LRGV. Very windy majority of the week with wind gusts […]

Texas Blacklands IPM: Lots of Pests but No Economic Threats for Now Apr 30, 2021

🕔Apr 30, 2021
GENERAL Wheat across the area is progressing nicely and some fields are starting to have the heads change colors as the grain filling process continues. Leaf and stripe rust spores […]

Texas Field Reports: Sorghum Has Good Prices, Needs Rain Apr 28, 2021

🕔Apr 28, 2021
Sorghum acres are expected to be up this year as prices and increased export demand have made the crop a hot commodity, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. […]

Texas Field Reports: Prices Good, Drought Bad for Cotton Apr 21, 2021

🕔Apr 21, 2021
Texas cotton producers could have a tough year due to drought, but good prices are likely to soften the blow, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Drought and […]

Texas LRGV Cotton: Limited Thrips, Keep Watch for Aphids Apr 19, 2021

🕔Apr 19, 2021
Hot and dry this week, as winds were certainly calmer allowing for many growers to be able to get into their fields and apply herbicides where needed. I saw many […]

Texas Blacklands: Widespread Wheat Rusts; Cotton Planting Mostly Finished Apr 16, 2021

🕔Apr 16, 2021
GENERAL Wheat across the area is progressing nicely and ranges from just finishing pollination in some of the earliest planted fields to head emergence is some of our later planted […]

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