Texas West Plains Cotton: Keep Irrigation Running, Sample Soils for Nematodes Aug 27, 2020

🕔Aug 27, 2020
For most, August has been another long hot, dry month. Very few were fortunate enough to receive any measurable precipitation. Most all cotton has bolled to the top and has […]

Texas West Plains IPM: Critical Period for All Crops, Keep Scouting Fields Aug 6, 2020

🕔Aug 6, 2020
Cotton ranges from just beginning to bloom with more than 6 nodes above white flower (NAWF) to past physiological cutout with 2 NAWF. Using our IPM scouting fields as a […]

Alabama Cotton: Insect Control Considerations for the Remainder of 2020 Aug 5, 2020

🕔Aug 5, 2020
In most seasons, we would be entering the home stretch for cotton insect control by early August. While this may be true for fields planted on time in 2020, it is not […]

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, […]

Oklahoma Cotton: Bollworm Management Considerations Jul 10, 2020

🕔Jul 10, 2020
As more and more fields enter the bloom stage the Bollworm complex will become the pest that need to be monitored. The general scenario is to find live worms but […]

Texas Blacklands: Insects on the Rise, Watch for Fleahoppers, Spider Mites Jun 9, 2020

🕔Jun 9, 2020
GENERAL: Wheat harvest across the area is almost finished with yield reports still ranging from upper 40 bushels per acre to as much as the low 60 bushels per acre. […]

Texas Blacklands: Cotton Pests Relatively Quiet; Leaf Blight, Spider Mites in Corn Jun 1, 2020

🕔Jun 1, 2020
GENERAL Wheat harvest was well underway when rains over Memorial Day Weekend halted harvest operations. Wheat yield reports are ranging between 40 and 60 bushels per acre. The area corn […]

Texas Upper Coast Cotton: Fleahoppers on the Rise May 18, 2020

🕔May 18, 2020
I spent the week still looking for fleahoppers and other plant bugs in cotton. There’s been a couple different species of plant bugs in cotton than I usually see, so […]

Texas LGRV Cotton: Heavy Whitefly, Aphid Populations May 15, 2020

🕔May 15, 2020
General Situation Very hot and dry in the Valley this week with scattered traces of rainfall in some areas. The heavy rainfall from this past weekend was mainly on the […]

Texas Blacklands: Earworms, Armyworms in Corn; Sporadic Pests in Cotton May 13, 2020

🕔May 13, 2020
General Wheat in the area continues to dry down and I expect to see some fields harvested in the next 10-14 days. The corn crop is progressing along nicely, especially […]

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