Texas Cotton: Harvest Aid Strategies For The Southern High Plains (Podcast) Sep 17, 2020

🕔Sep 17, 2020
People often refer to the “art and science” of cotton defoliation. In this edition of the IPM Radio Podcast, Blayne Reed and Kerry Siders with Texas A&M Extension delve into […]

Texas Plains IPM: Insects All Over but Few at Economic Thresholds Aug 17, 2020

🕔Aug 17, 2020
General Status Still very dry, with several things to scout and consider in triple digit temperatures. Some additional rains have come in the past week, but these too have been […]

Texas Plains Cotton: Insect Populations Continue to Rise Aug 10, 2020

🕔Aug 10, 2020
Most of our surviving crop acres are in either “crunch time” or along one or another side of it. This terminology for me means peak water use and peak fruit […]

Texas High Plains Cotton: Bollworms and Other Pests to Watch – Podcast Aug 6, 2020

🕔Aug 6, 2020
Here’s this week’s IPM Podcast recorded on August 5, 2020 (11:04 mins). Cotton at or near 5 Nodes Above White Flower (NAWF) – why this is important and what to […]

Cotton – Southwest – Hanna Damages | PGR Talk | Avoid the Hoe – AgFax Aug 5, 2020

🕔Aug 5, 2020
Hurricane Hanna showed no mercy. Texas counties Cameron, Hidalgo and Willacy took the brunt of the storm. Holly Davis, Texas AgriLife, reported damage estimates in the 130,000-plus acres range.

Texas Plains IPM: Lygus Numbers Rise, Drought Stress Continues Aug 3, 2020

🕔Aug 3, 2020
General Status A few more rain showers visited most of our fields this last week, but again the real beneficial amounts were very isolated. In the area of Tulia, some […]

Texas High Plains Cotton: Bollworms, Lygus, Aphids – Podcast Jul 29, 2020

🕔Jul 29, 2020
Here’s this week’s Audio Podcast from your High Plains IPM AgriLife Agents (7:43 minutes) recorded on July 29, 2020. Cotton: Bollworm trap counts rising, Lygus at treatable levels in places, […]

Texas High Plains Cotton: Plant Bugs Widespread and Building Jul 24, 2020

🕔Jul 24, 2020
General Status This week we have had several isolated but beneficial rain clouds move through our area. These provided great relief without much damaging weather, but coverage was not very […]

Texas High Plains Cotton: Lygus Still a Threat, Be Careful with PGRs – Podcast Jul 23, 2020

🕔Jul 23, 2020
Here’s this week’s Audio Podcast from your High Plains IPM AgriLife Agents recorded on 07/22/2020. Cotton: Lygus still a threat, and some fleahoppers, be careful about PGR applications. Corn: spider […]

Texas Plains IPM: Fleahoppers Still a Threat in Cotton; Sugarcane Aphids in Sorghum – Podcast Jul 16, 2020

🕔Jul 16, 2020
Peanuts: time to wrap up fertility programs, irrigate to create the proper environment for flowering, pegging and pod development. Cotton: fleahopper still a threat. Mite pressure increasing in corn, sugarcane […]

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