Texas Plains Cotton: Dryland Fields Mostly Gone, Pests Quiet but Some Sneaking In Jul 3, 2022

🕔Jul 3, 2022
General Status With the fate of most of the borderline failing fields finally determined via insurance, we have been able to focus better on the well being of our surviving […]

Texas Plains Pest Management: Cotton Susceptible to Fleahoppers; Watch for Fall Armyworms Jun 25, 2022

🕔Jun 25, 2022
General Status Hot and dry is the theme of the year so far. Early rains gave us quite a bit of hope, but they have not continued the way they […]

Texas Blacklands Cotton: Keep Scouting for Fleahoppers, Aphids Jun 13, 2022

🕔Jun 13, 2022
GENERAL A full week of dry and excessively hot temperatures has taken a toll on the areas corn crop and is not helping the cotton crop as it is trying […]

Texas LRGV: Cotton at Peak Bloom, Looks Clean; Lots of Midge, Headworms in Sorghum Jun 13, 2022

🕔Jun 13, 2022
General Situation Very hot and dry. The heat had us at about 98oF all week and with the heat index it made it feel like 106oF. Also, the wind was […]

Texas LRGV Cotton: Chilli Thrips and Fleahoppers Jun 6, 2022

🕔Jun 6, 2022
General Situation Last week on May 24th we received 3-5 inches of rain valley wide with the McCook farmers unfortunately receiving significant hail damage to their row crops in the […]

Texas Blacklands Cotton: Fleahopper Numbers Climb May 28, 2022

🕔May 28, 2022
GENERAL Another round of rain halted wheat harvest operations, but was greatly appreciated as the areas corn, cotton, and sorghum acres were getting a little parched. Wheat yield reports are […]

Texas Blacklands Cotton: Fleahoppers Moving into Fields May 23, 2022

🕔May 23, 2022
GENERAL Wheat harvest operations are finally getting started, and hopefully we can get the crop harvested without the premature sprouting like last year. Corn in the area is reaching the […]

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 Plains Cotton: Pests Mostly Quiet, Watch Late Fields for Fleahoppers Aug 9, 2021

🕔Aug 9, 2021
General Status All apologies for being late with this newsletter, but stomach viruses show no mercy. This week crops are advancing well although most fields still fall into the ‘late’ […]

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