Don’t take your traited cotton for granted. Keep scouting. David Kerns is testing bollworms found feeding in Bollgard 3 plants. Stink bugs – green, conchuela, brown and the dreaded red banded (in soybeans) […]
Bollworms are an issue in Bt cotton south of College Station. David Kerns heard of a BG3 field with 20% square loss.
The Stiles Farm Field Day set for June 18 will feature presentations on soil health, fertilization and weed control strategies. The field day is hosted by the Stiles Farm Foundation […]
Twisters threatened many on Monday (5/20). Flooding is an issue for some after 3 to 5-inch drenchings. “We’re back to sitting on our hands,” notes IPM Agent Brad Easterling.
Cotton and corn are major cash crops in Texas with a market value of over 3 million dollars combined in 2016. With this much money at stake, producers are looking […]
Custom harvesters are checking out the Kansas cotton crop. Stink bugs hit a 7-week run in far West Texas. Surely, they’re about done.
114 degrees in Waco – ‘nuff said. Texas-Oklahoma scorcher deluxe. Modules are turning up around Corpus Christi. Thanks to Josh McGinty for sharing a photo. Kansas growers are dealing with 2,4-D damage. Browns stinkbugs make […]
Cotton producers who planted Bt pest-resistant varieties in some parts of the state are seeing damage from bollworms, so vigilant monitoring and management may be necessary to prevent losses, said […]
Unseasonably wet weather has Arizona growers smiling thanks to Pacific Hurricane Bud. New Mexico has also enjoyed good moisture. Rain is in the forecast for southwest Oklahoma where dryland is on the brink – it’s […]
Crops have been suffering from intense heat and lack of moisture over the past 2 weeks but we are hoping for some relief over the next 3 to 4 days. […]