Texas Blacklands Cotton: Thrips on the Rise, Watch for Emerging Weeds May 7, 2022

🕔May 7, 2022
GENERAL: Another good area wide rain event came this week and brought as much as 3” to parts of the area. Prior to the rain insect activity in cotton was […]

Texas LRGV Cotton: Aphids Spike in Hot, Windy Conditions May 7, 2022

🕔May 7, 2022
General Situation Hot and windy this week as there seems to be no rain in sight on the future forecast. We had a very windy week most of the days […]

Texas LRGV Cotton: Crop Looks Great After Rain May 2, 2022

🕔May 2, 2022
General Situation Main news this week is that the LRGV received some much-needed rain Monday night through yesterday(4/29). Over the last few days, the valley received anywhere from 1-3 inches […]

Texas Plains Cotton: Pests Quiet, Get Ready for Harvest Aids Sep 13, 2021

🕔Sep 13, 2021
General Status Fields have been making great progress in the heat this week, even the late ones. As we moved through the week, we found more open bolls consistently and […]

Texas Plains Cotton: Lygus Remain Most Prominent Pest Aug 30, 2021

🕔Aug 30, 2021
General Status Hot and dry week. That is just what the doctor ordered for the late, lush cotton fields that received so much rain last week but not what the […]

Texas Plains Pest Management: Lots Happening in Fields, Get Out and Scout Aug 25, 2021

🕔Aug 25, 2021
General Status Even with a timely, if not variable, rain this week, you would think we could take a sigh and relax for a bit. Traditionally this is the most […]

Texas West Plains Cotton: Mostly Pest Free with Some Problem Pockets Aug 24, 2021

🕔Aug 24, 2021
Cotton ranges from 5 nodes above white flower to hard cut-out. Ideally cotton will be blooming out-the-top by now; because we have reached that point when the odds of a […]

Texas Blacklands Cotton: Aphids, Stink Bugs Starting to Appear Aug 16, 2021

🕔Aug 16, 2021
GENERAL Finally, our temperatures are more normal and conducive for cotton boll development, and some area cotton fields could use a rain to help retain some late blooming fruit. There […]

Texas West Plains: Potential Pest Storms Brewing Aug 16, 2021

🕔Aug 16, 2021
No RED ALERTS! Or anything like that at this moment. However, we do have some insect storms brewing which may have potential for crop damage and needing your attention. The […]

Texas Plains Cotton: Pests Mostly Quiet, Watch Late Fields for Fleahoppers Aug 9, 2021

🕔Aug 9, 2021
General Status All apologies for being late with this newsletter, but stomach viruses show no mercy. This week crops are advancing well although most fields still fall into the ‘late’ […]

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