South Carolina Cotton: Aphids on the Rise, Look Out for Spider Mites Jun 29, 2021

🕔Jun 29, 2021
We are leaving thrips in the rear-view mirror and dealing with aphids, spider mites, and plant bugs head-on. As the crop starts to set squares, we will observe increasing populations […]

Texas Blacklands Cotton: Fleahopper, Aphid Populations Explode Jun 15, 2021

🕔Jun 15, 2021
GENERAL Dry and warmer weather is finally moved into the area during the middle of this past week and has allowed for wheat harvest to ramp up and cotton growth. […]

Texas LRGV: Cotton Mostly Clean, Sorghum Midge Still a Problem Jun 15, 2021

🕔Jun 15, 2021
General Situation This week we finally received some sunshine and crops started to dry out and the mosquitos decided to show up. Many growers were getting into what fields they […]

Texas LRGV: Aphids Skyrocket in Cotton, Keep Watch for Sugarcane Aphids in Sorghum May 7, 2021

🕔May 7, 2021
General Situation Over the weekend many growers received some much-needed rain around the LRGV. Majority of Valley got anywhere from 1 inch to 2.5 inches with a handful of places […]

Texas LRGV: Aphids Active, Be Aware of Volunteer Cotton in Replanted Fields Apr 30, 2021

🕔Apr 30, 2021
General Situation This week we had temperatures in the low 90s during the day and 70s at night for the LRGV. Very windy majority of the week with wind gusts […]

Texas Blacklands IPM: Lots of Pests but No Economic Threats for Now Apr 30, 2021

🕔Apr 30, 2021
GENERAL Wheat across the area is progressing nicely and some fields are starting to have the heads change colors as the grain filling process continues. Leaf and stripe rust spores […]

Texas LRGV Cotton: Limited Thrips, Keep Watch for Aphids Apr 19, 2021

🕔Apr 19, 2021
Hot and dry this week, as winds were certainly calmer allowing for many growers to be able to get into their fields and apply herbicides where needed. I saw many […]

Texas Upper Coast Cotton: Early Season Pest Thresholds Apr 12, 2021

🕔Apr 12, 2021
We’ve been off to a chilly and windy start, and nearly everywhere needs rain, but most of our cotton is in the ground now, and soybeans are currently being planted. […]

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 […]

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