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: Few Pests in Cotton, Midge Prevalent in Sorghum Jun 8, 2021

🕔Jun 8, 2021
General Situation Fields are saturated again this week as we received some heavy rains on Tuesday, scattered showers Wednesday and then heavy rain again yesterday (Thursday). Many fields were saturated […]

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 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 LRGV IPM: Heavy Thrips in Cotton, Otherwise Mostly Clean Apr 12, 2021

🕔Apr 12, 2021
General Situation Another windy week in the LRGV with wind gusts of 15 to 30 mph. We had one day, yesterday (Thursday) with minimal to no winds. It has been […]

Texas LRGV: Temps Bounce Back from Freeze, Moisture Needed Mar 26, 2021

🕔Mar 26, 2021
Hi everyone, what a whirlwind of a year this has been already! We saw recording breaking cold temperatures we had not had here in the LRGV since 1989 with a […]

Cotton – Southwest – Yields and Crop Status, So Far – AgFax Aug 26, 2020

🕔Aug 26, 2020
Larry Stalcup, Contributing Editor Debra Ferguson, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Southwest Cotton, sponsored by the Southwest team of PhytoGen cottonseed. Subscribe Many thanks to the PhytoGen […]

Texas LRGV Cotton: Hanna Obliterated Crop, Tips for Stalk Destruction Aug 21, 2020

🕔Aug 21, 2020
General Situation/Cotton Very hot and little to no wind in the LRGV. The aftermath of Hurricane Hanna left majority of all the cotton in the valley destroyed. There is maybe […]

Texas Cotton: Virtual CEU Training – Aug. 13 Aug 5, 2020

🕔Aug 5, 2020
Join Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Staff Holly Davis, PhD., Assistant Professor & Extension Specialist – Entomology,  and Danielle Sekula, Extension Agent – IPM, for the Virtual Training: Late Season Pests […]

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