Panhandle and South Plains cotton is catching up due to high temperatures. But dry conditions are decreasing yield potential.
Rain. Where it’s falling the crop looks good. But generally, there’s a severe need of moisture, especially in dryland production. Roundup-resistant pigweed continues to be a challenge, says Kyle Aljoe. Alan […]
Bollworm egg lays are heavy in the Upper Coast and central Blacklands. A big concern is the possible need to treat Bollgard 3 and WideStrike 3 Vip cotton, reports Clyde Crumley, […]
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Season long weed management will be critical for this crop since herbicide applications have been delayed or missed entirely. Glyphosate resistant ryegrass has been spotted in northeast Texas.
Texas Wheat: Monitoring Fields for Seedling Rust Mar 29, 2019
In the past several years heavy outbreaks of rust on seedling wheat, especially stripe rust, have warranted and responded favorably to an early fungicide application. This year the disease is […]
Rain halts harvest – Upper Gulf Coast, South Texas and the Blacklands need sunshine. Harvest aid applications – Going out soon in the South Plains and Oklahoma. Pushing 4 bales – Much of our coverage […]
Four baler – Mike McHugh likes what he’s seeing after harvesting an irrigated field in south Texas. Yield surprises – Paul Pilsner counted a good crop of bolls, but turns out things were […]
Early defoliation is starting in the Corpus Christi area due to lack of moisture, and is ongoing in the LRGV. Harvest aid Thidiazuron is expected to be in short supply reports Gaylon […]
Weather extremes in this week’s report. Heavy rain washed into coastal areas leaving muddy fields with anticipated weed flushes. Drought continues with dryland crop failure in far West Texas, parts of […]