Cotton – Southwest – Bugs, Weeds, and The Heat is On – AgFax Jul 10, 2019

🕔Jul 10, 2019Lots of bug news: Conchuela and Brown stink bugs, moth flights, egg lays, fleahoppers and lygus

Texas LRGV: Cotton Blooming; Sugarcane Aphid in Grain Sorghum May 31, 2019

🕔May 31, 2019It’s been very hot, dry and windy (at times) across the Lower Rio Grande Valley. Temperatures have been in the high 90s and at night anywhere from 78F to 80F. […]

Texas LRGV : Cotton in All Stages; Sugarcane Aphid in Sorghum Apr 26, 2019

🕔Apr 26, 2019This was the first week in a long while that it wasn’t so windy. Crops are doing good as we have currently been in the high 80s to low 90s […]

Texas West Plains IPM: High Temps Pushing Cotton Jul 20, 2018

🕔Jul 20, 2018Cotton Cotton is currently being driven hard by the high temperatures.There are several fields which will have already reached physiological cut-out of 5 or fewer nodes above uppermost 1st position […]

Texas West Plains IPM: Cotton, Peanuts, Pesticide Training Jul 6, 2018

🕔Jul 6, 2018Cotton I am coming around to having a more optimistic outlook for some of our area cotton production. If we receive some measurable precipitation I will remain optimistic.  In fact, […]

Texas LRGV Cotton: Blooms in the Valley; Aphid Moving in Some Areas May 4, 2018

🕔May 4, 2018Hot and windy in the LRGV this week as many growers were cultivating, irrigating, or spraying their cotton. Temperatures are steadily heating up as we move to warmer days in […]

Texas: Cotton Pests Moving; Early Sugarcane Aphid Sightings Apr 13, 2018

🕔Apr 13, 2018Hi everyone! This week we experienced a little bit of rain on Monday night creeping into Tuesday morning with rain totals of anywhere from 0.20 to 1 inch in some […]

Texas Southern Plains: Scout for Lygus and Fleahoppers – Be Kind to Beneficials Jul 25, 2016

🕔Jul 25, 2016FLEAHOPPERS With the daytime highs over 100 degrees almost each day, cotton is squaring with some fields starting to bloom. Although we have received light and spotty showers, we need […]

Oklahoma Cotton – Southwest: Good Rains; Bollworms; Sugarcane Aphid Jul 21, 2016

🕔Jul 21, 2016Highly beneficial precipitation continues across the heart of cotton country in southwestern Oklahoma. Over the past week, Mesonet stations reported from 0.7 inch in Harmon County to about 1.3 inches […]

Texas West Plains IPM: Hot Weather and Cotton Bloom – Fleahopper Scouting Video Jul 15, 2016

🕔Jul 15, 2016Hot! We really need this current hot dry weather pattern to change. For one I am getting too old to work in this kind of heat. Secondly, I know the […]

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