Texas: 5 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought Jun 25, 2022

🕔Jun 25, 2022
This Secretarial natural disaster designation allows the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) to extend much-needed emergency credit to producers recovering from natural disasters through emergency loans. […]

Texas Plains Pest Management: Cotton Susceptible to Fleahoppers; Watch for Fall Armyworms Jun 25, 2022

🕔Jun 25, 2022
General Status Hot and dry is the theme of the year so far. Early rains gave us quite a bit of hope, but they have not continued the way they […]

Texas LRGV Pest Management: Sharp Increase in Plant Bugs in Cotton Jun 24, 2022

🕔Jun 24, 2022
General Situation Very hot and dry again this week in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. Lots of work going on in row crops as Valley growers are doing everything from […]

Texas West Plains Cotton: Hot, Dry, Windy as Water Needs Increase Jun 24, 2022

🕔Jun 24, 2022
Hot, dry, windy conditions have continued to be the primary factor determining the fate of our crops. Forecast calls for more moderate temperatures starting Sunday through middle of next week, […]

Texas LRGV Cotton: Keep an Eye Out for Plant Bugs Jun 18, 2022

🕔Jun 18, 2022
General Situation Same weather this week, very hot and dry. This week temperatures were in high 90s again with heat index making temps feel above 100oF. Lots of growers were […]

Texas West Plains Cotton: Pests Quiet, Rebounding Drought Main Concern Jun 18, 2022

🕔Jun 18, 2022
On the bright side, as a manager of pests (insects, weeds, and diseases) it is quiet out there. Ok, we are spraying weeds, albeit reluctantly with dry, hot, winds; and […]

Texas: Kleberg County Designated Natural Disaster Area to Drought Jun 18, 2022

🕔Jun 18, 2022
This Secretarial natural disaster designation allows the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) to extend much-needed emergency credit to producers recovering from natural disasters through emergency loans. […]

Texas Field Reports: Sorghum Producers See Fewer Issues with Sugarcane Aphids Jun 15, 2022

🕔Jun 15, 2022
Texas sorghum producers, science and Mother Nature continue to keep damaging numbers of sugarcane aphids at bay, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Grain sorghum in South Texas is […]

Texas: Eagle Lake Rice Field Day, June 28 Jun 15, 2022

🕔Jun 15, 2022
The Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Beaumont is hosting the 48th annual Eagle Lake Rice Field Day on June 28. The event will start at 4 p.m. at […]

Texas Plains Cotton: Still Evaluating Establishment, Variable Thrips Pressure Jun 14, 2022

🕔Jun 14, 2022
General Status Another week has progressed in 2022 and we are still evaluating fields for establishment. It is safe to say that our failure rate will be high, despite some […]

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