Texas High Plains Cotton: Lygus Still a Threat, Be Careful with PGRs – Podcast Jul 23, 2020

🕔Jul 23, 2020
Here’s this week’s Audio Podcast from your High Plains IPM AgriLife Agents recorded on 07/22/2020. Cotton: Lygus still a threat, and some fleahoppers, be careful about PGR applications. Corn: spider […]

Texas Plains IPM: Fleahoppers Still a Threat in Cotton; Sugarcane Aphids in Sorghum – Podcast Jul 16, 2020

🕔Jul 16, 2020
Peanuts: time to wrap up fertility programs, irrigate to create the proper environment for flowering, pegging and pod development. Cotton: fleahopper still a threat. Mite pressure increasing in corn, sugarcane […]

Texas Plains Cotton: Beneficial Rains, Insects Creeping Up Jul 14, 2020

🕔Jul 14, 2020
General Status A very hot one from mid-week on and into the forecast. And the area finally received some beneficial rainfall last weekend/early this week. It seems amounts varied by […]

Texas High Plains IPM: Fleahoppers on the Rise, Irrigation Critical – Podcast Jul 9, 2020

🕔Jul 9, 2020
Fleahopper increasing in cotton, a few lygus, false chinch bug lower, some PGRs going out. Irrigation critical, wheat stubble sucking water out of the ground. A few spider mites in […]

Texas High Plains Cotton: More High Winds and Hail, Still Dry Jun 26, 2020

🕔Jun 26, 2020
General Status For another week, our fields were windblown and dry, unless hail stones fell. Although we did have a few days without constant high winds allowing some area fields […]

Texas High Plains Cotton: Evaluating Wind, Hail Damage, Protecting Squares – Podcast Jun 25, 2020

🕔Jun 25, 2020
Wind/hail damage to cotton, protect square set from plant bugs and fleahoppers, grasshoppers in margins. Consider cotton PGR application, start fertility program. Corn and sorghum quiet, fall armyworm numbers increase […]

Texas LRGV: Verde Plant Bugs Migrating from Sorghum to Cotton Jun 12, 2020

🕔Jun 12, 2020
General Situation Very hot in the Lower Rio Grande Valley with temperatures in the high 90s reaching heat indexes of 101. Good for harvest though this week as several growers […]

Texas Blacklands: Insects on the Rise, Watch for Fleahoppers, Spider Mites Jun 9, 2020

🕔Jun 9, 2020
GENERAL: Wheat harvest across the area is almost finished with yield reports still ranging from upper 40 bushels per acre to as much as the low 60 bushels per acre. […]

Texas LRGV IPM: Whiteflies, Fleahoppers, and Sugarcane Aphids on the Rise Jun 5, 2020

🕔Jun 5, 2020
General Situation Was a muddy week with the first half of the week being rained out of fields and barely getting in them to scout yesterday and today. I know […]

Texas LRGV Cotton: Limited Insect Pressure Except Along River Jun 1, 2020

🕔Jun 1, 2020
General Situation We have had scattered showers this week throughout the Valley seeing puddles for days for the first time in a long while. With all the showers combined it […]

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