Texas Plains Cotton: When to Start Applying Harvest Aids? Sep 24, 2019

🕔Sep 24, 2019General Status We have received decent and substantial rainfall events since our last newsletter two weeks ago. This came too late to help our earlier planted corn and almost too […]

Texas Plains Pests: Cotton Passed Cut-Out; Mites, Aphids in Corn, Sorghum Sep 10, 2019

🕔Sep 10, 2019General Status The summer scouting season starts to draw to a close without any notable bollworm migration, flights, or cotton infestation to speak of while Banks grass mites and sugarcane […]

Cotton – Southwest – Yield Estimates | Resistance Concerns – AgFax Aug 28, 2019

🕔Aug 28, 2019We’ve got plenty of yield estimates with a wide variance depending on planting dates and the weather. Everyone will breathe easier when the 2019 crop is a wrap.

Texas Plains Pests: Hot, Dry Conditions Keeping Activity Limited Aug 27, 2019

🕔Aug 27, 2019General Status Not much has changed again this week. We are still in a prolonged extremely hot and dry pattern. We have had a few below triple digit days due […]

Texas Plains Pests: Migratory Bollworms Remain an Uncertainty Aug 20, 2019

🕔Aug 20, 2019General Status Very little has changed over the past week in weather or pest status with crops, mites, and aphids only getting ‘hotter.’ A change in the weather during crunch […]

Texas Plains Pests: Cotton Quiet; Sugarcane Aphids, Banks Grass Mite Active in Grains Aug 12, 2019

🕔Aug 12, 2019This week has been both very quiet and manic at the same time. Not much has developed on the pest side for cotton this week, while sugarcane aphids and Banks […]

Cotton – Southwest – 4-Bale Potential | Herbicide Volatility, Drift Tests Aug 7, 2019

🕔Aug 7, 2019Herbicide volatility and drift. Blayne Reed’s field tests prove no one should jump to conclusions. Scouting continues for stink bugs, fleahoppers, spider mites and lygus.

Texas Plains Cotton: Pests Mostly Quiet, False Chinch Bugs on the Rise Aug 7, 2019

🕔Aug 7, 2019Despite some cooler days, we have had enough hot weather and time without rainfall to give us some clues as to our early damaged and cold shocked crops and whether […]

Cotton – Southwest – Bollworm Concerns | PGR Time – AgFax Jul 24, 2019

🕔Jul 24, 2019Don’t take your traited cotton for granted. Keep scouting. David Kerns is testing bollworms found feeding in Bollgard 3 plants. Stink bugs – green, conchuela, brown and the dreaded red banded (in soybeans) […]

Texas Plains Cotton: Good Growth in Heat, Mostly Quiet on Insects Jul 24, 2019

🕔Jul 24, 2019General Status Hot with some of the first triple digit temperatures of the growing season. Which, despite being uncomfortable for humans, is what our late cotton needs, assuming it is […]

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