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      Texas Plains: Checking if Fields Survived the Weather, Not Many Pests Yet Jun 15, 2021

      🕔Jun 15, 2021
      General Status This week our producers and associated industries are trying to see just how much we can do at the same time with the least amount of sleep. We […]

      Texas Plains: Lots of Weather Problems, Few Complaints About Rain Jun 9, 2021

      🕔Jun 9, 2021
      General Status Fields are just starting to dry out. Hopefully for not too long, but at least long enough to get our crops evaluated, decisions made, and field work accomplished. […]

      Texas: Swisher County Spring Ag Meeting, Tulia, April 29 Apr 16, 2021

      🕔Apr 16, 2021
      The Swisher County Spring Ag Meeting hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has been set for April 29 at the Swisher County Show Barns, 2.5 miles northeast of Tulia […]

      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, […]

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