Texas: Cotton Farmers May Face Increased Bollworm Pressure This Season

🕔Apr 24, 2018Cotton farmers across the state could face a growing bollworm problem this season, said Dr. David Kerns, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologist and statewide integrated pest management coordinator at College […]

Texas: Permian Basin Cotton Conference, Big Spring, March 1

🕔Feb 1, 2018The Permian Basin Cotton Conference, a multi-county event conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, is set from 8 a.m.-noon March 1 at the G.C. Broughton Jr. Ag Complex, […]

Texas: Pesticide Applicator Continuing Education Course, Canyon, Oct. 25

🕔Oct 16, 2017A continuing education workshop for pesticide applicator license holders will be offered Oct. 25 by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Randall County at the Kuhlman Extension Center, 200 N. Brown […]

Texas: Runnels County Cotton Field Day, Winters, Sept. 27

🕔Sep 15, 2017Timely information and an up-close look at a promising cotton crop are on the agenda for the Runnels County Annual Cotton Field Day set for Sept. 27, said a program coordinator. Joel […]

Cotton – Southwest – Insects; Triple Digit Temps; PGRs – AgFax

🕔Jun 15, 2016Stinkbugs and worm moths are cause for concern in central Texas and the Coastal Bend. Thrips are thriving in parts of the Panhandle, as wheat ripens for harvest. Most Texas […]

Cotton – Southwest – Harvest Delays; El Nino Fears – ‘Get in, get defoliated, get it out.’ – AgFax

🕔Sep 16, 2015An open fall continues over most of West Texas and southwestern Oklahoma – just what the doctor ordered. But harvest delays are pressing in on central and southern Texas cotton […]

Cotton – Southwest: Heat Units Still Needed; Harvest Begins – AgFax

🕔Sep 2, 2015Harvest yields along the Upper Gulf Coast are up to 1.5 bales, topping off a below average year. Early upland picking around Yuma, Arizona, hit 3.5 bales to the acre. […]

Cotton – Southwest: Calling All Sprayers, Hoes, Cultivators – AgFax

🕔Jul 15, 2015‘Oklahoma is OK!’ says the musical lyrics. And Randy Boman, OSU cotton specialist, agrees – “There’s no telling how much cotton we can make if we get a good rain […]

Cotton – Southwest: Insects Move In; Acres Drop, Except Oklahoma – AgFax

🕔Jul 1, 2015USDA dropped the low cotton acres bomb on Tuesday (6/30). Don Shurley, Cotton Economist University of Georgia, said, “The estimate is 8.998 million acres; lower than even the lowest of […]

Southwest Cotton: Better Planting Days; Pull Out the Hooded Sprayers

🕔Jun 10, 2015Glyphosate resistant Kochia and Russian Thistle will increase the need for better plant management in the northern Panhandle.  Good stands are sprouting on the South Plains, but weed management remains […]

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