Texas: Hemp Disease Prognosis Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019
There is intense interest in growing hemp (Cannabis sativus) commercially in Texas. Along with considerations of applying the best agronomic approaches for growing it, there is a need to consider […]

Texas Blacklands Cotton: Rain Delays Corn Harvest; Cotton Finishing Nicely Aug 10, 2017

🕔Aug 10, 2017
Most places in the Blacklands got at least an inch of rain last week and over the weekend. Thankfully we don’t have very high chances of rain for the next […]

Texas Cotton: Root Rot Control – New Label Amendments for Topguard Terra Mar 7, 2017

🕔Mar 7, 2017
Until recently, Topguard Terra (flutriafol), which is used for control of Phymatotrichopsis root rot of cotton (“cotton root rot”), was labeled only for application at the time of planting. There […]

Texas Cotton: Options for Battling Root Rot Jan 17, 2017

🕔Jan 17, 2017
Cotton root rot disease continues to be a major threat to Texas cotton, but there are options available to farmers to fend off potential threats or lessen the potential economic […]

Texas Cotton: Drone Data Collection Helps Increase Farmer Efficiency, Profitability Dec 9, 2016

🕔Dec 9, 2016
The use of unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as UAVs, is providing large amounts of data that hold keys to unlocking valuable solutions in helping farmers become more efficient and […]

Texas: Sensor Technology Collects Real-Time Crop Data Jul 19, 2016

🕔Jul 19, 2016
Sensor technology could possibly solve many challenges of crop production,  and Texas A&M AgriLife Research faculty are aggressively attempting to find new solutions. Dr. Alex Thomasson, an AgriLife Research biological […]

Texas Vineyards: Control Discovered for Cotton Root Rot Nov 9, 2015

🕔Nov 9, 2015
A product that helped stop a 100-year-old battle with a cotton disease in Texas has been proven effective in stopping the same fungus from devastating vineyards, according to a Texas […]

Cotton: Topguard Gets Full Registration, Pay Attention to Use Rates Mar 3, 2015

🕔Mar 3, 2015
Topguard (flutriafol) finally has a section 3 (full registration) label for control of Phymatotrichopsis root rot of cotton (“cotton root rot”). This label is permanent and will permit Topguard use […]

Oklahoma Cotton: EPA Approves Section 18 Exemption for Topguard for Root Rot Control Apr 28, 2014

🕔Apr 28, 2014
In February, a Section 18 exemption was requested of EPA for the fungicide flutriafol (brand name Topguard) to control Cotton Root Rot (CRR) in Oklahoma cotton production for the 2014 […]

Cotton: Topguard Fungicide Approved for Arizona, Oklahoma Apr 28, 2014

🕔Apr 28, 2014
Cheminova, Inc. today announced the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted state specific exemptions under Section 18 of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act to the Arizona Department of […]

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