Texas Plains IPM: Cotton – Fleahoppers Biggest Concern; Pests Rising in Corn, Sorghum

🕔Jul 9, 2019General Status For the first week since the start of planting season, we did not have a damaging weather event. It was not too cold, too windy, or too wet […]

Texas Plains Cotton: Surviving Fields 10 Days Behind

🕔Jun 26, 2019General Status Even the best of our cotton fields looks like it has had it pretty rough, mostly because it has. We continue to lose marginal fields to the plethora […]

Cotton – Southwest – Too Wet, Too Cool, Too Long – AgFax

🕔Jun 19, 2019   Larry Stalcup, Field Editor Debra L. Ferguson, Editor Many thanks to the PhytoGen Cotton Team for their continued support and sponsorship.  Subscribe  OVERVIEW Weeds – “if you can see […]

Texas: Plains Pest Management – 6 Scout School, June-Sept.

🕔May 30, 2019The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices of Hale and Swisher counties have a series of six scout training days scheduled from June through September. The trainings will  target specific […]

Texas Cotton: Planting and Soil Temperatures

🕔May 16, 2019Cotton gets off to its best start when planted in a recommended 69°F consistent temperature soil (roughly 64°F bare mini-mum with a warming trend). This winter and spring the soil […]

Texas: Northwest Panhandle Cotton Conference, Dalhart, Jan. 23

🕔Jan 7, 2019The multi-county Northwest Panhandle Cotton Conference will be hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service on Jan. 23 at the Rita Blanca Coliseum, 219 Farm-to-Market Road 281, Dalhart. Producers […]

Cotton – Southwest – Rain Halts Some Harvest | High Yields Anticipated – AgFax

🕔Sep 12, 2018Rain halts harvest – Upper Gulf Coast, South Texas and the Blacklands need sunshine. Harvest aid applications – Going out soon in the South Plains and Oklahoma. Pushing 4 bales – Much of our coverage […]

Texas Plains: Pests Are Present but Mostly Below Thresholds

🕔Aug 28, 2018General Status Measurable rainfall again crisscrossed the region late last week and last weekend dropping moisture for most of us. The latest rounds did not have any damaging weather with […]

Texas Plains Pests: Increasing or Crashing, Depending on Crop Moisture

🕔Aug 20, 2018General Status Rain showers crisscrossed the region again in the past seven days bringing much needed moisture but unfortunately for several hotspots it came with severe and damaging weather too. […]

Cotton – Southwest – Yield Surprises | Bollworm Alert | Million Dollar Rain – AgFax

🕔Aug 15, 2018Four baler – Mike McHugh likes what he’s seeing after harvesting an irrigated field in south Texas. Yield surprises – Paul Pilsner counted a good crop of bolls, but turns out things were […]

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