Texas LRGV Cotton: Aphids Numbers Down, Be on Watch for Fleahoppers May 16, 2022

🕔May 16, 2022
General Situation Same as last week: hot, windy, and dry. Dryland crops really starting to be affected, and even the irrigated crops are showing stress from lack of rain/moisture. Many […]

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 LRGV Cotton: Still Dry, Insects Mostly Quiet Apr 23, 2022

🕔Apr 23, 2022
General Situation Hi everyone, another hot week in the LRGV with daily temperatures in the low 90s – high 80s and nights around 75oF heat units are catching up. Every […]

Texas LRGV Cotton: Harvest in Full Swing Aug 23, 2021

🕔Aug 23, 2021
Very hot weather in the LRGV as the grain sorghum and corn harvest finally wraps up and cotton harvest is in full swing now. Cotton harvest began last week and […]

Texas Field Reports: Sugarcane Aphid Numbers Under Control So Far Aug 18, 2021

🕔Aug 18, 2021
The sugarcane aphid, a once devastating pest for sorghum producers, has been kept under control so far during the 2021 season by nature and science. From the Rio Grande Valley […]

Texas LRGV: Cotton Insects Mostly Quiet, Keep Eyes Open for Sugarcane Aphids, Rice Stink Bugs in Sorghum Jul 30, 2021

🕔Jul 30, 2021
General Situation Harvest continued again this week for corn and grain sorghum as growers worked around some rain received on Wednesday. East part of the Valley received anywhere from 0.7” […]

Texas LRGV: Watch for Whiteflies in Cotton; Sugarcane Aphid Numbers Building Jul 20, 2021

🕔Jul 20, 2021
General Situation This week we managed to scout in some farily dry fields but majority of LRGV is still very muddy due to the 8-12 inches received the previous week […]

Texas LRGV: Sorghum Harvest Underway, Few Pests in Cotton Jul 7, 2021

🕔Jul 7, 2021
General Situation Growers have been harvesting grain sorghum again this week working around the rain showers and I have heard reports of good yields in both dryland and irrigated sorghum […]

Texas LRGV: Cotton Mostly Quiet, Pests Picking Up in Sorghum Jun 29, 2021

🕔Jun 29, 2021
General Situation Last week we received some rains totaling up to an inch on Tuesday around Harlingen, Rio Hondo, Los fresnos areas. Along the river from Los indios to Pharr […]

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