Bioinsecticides Spread Caterpillar-Killing Virus – DTN Oct 20, 2021

🕔Oct 20, 2021
Frank Appleberry has a list of things to apply each spring to his crop fields in Tillar, Arkansas: preplant fertilizer, preemergence herbicides and oh, don’t forget the liquid blend of […]

Texas Plains Pest Management: Lots Happening in Fields, Get Out and Scout Aug 25, 2021

🕔Aug 25, 2021
General Status Even with a timely, if not variable, rain this week, you would think we could take a sigh and relax for a bit. Traditionally this is the most […]

Texas West Plains Cotton: Mostly Pest Free with Some Problem Pockets Aug 24, 2021

🕔Aug 24, 2021
Cotton ranges from 5 nodes above white flower to hard cut-out. Ideally cotton will be blooming out-the-top by now; because we have reached that point when the odds of a […]

Texas West Plains: Potential Pest Storms Brewing Aug 16, 2021

🕔Aug 16, 2021
No RED ALERTS! Or anything like that at this moment. However, we do have some insect storms brewing which may have potential for crop damage and needing your attention. The […]

Texas Plains Pest Management: Few Immediate Threats but Keep Scouting Aug 2, 2021

🕔Aug 2, 2021
General Status It is no secret that our crops, particularly cotton, are ‘running’ late this year. Most feel we are about 10-14 days behind schedule. I am not in panic […]

Texas West Plains IPM: Mostly Quiet but Keep Your Eyes Open Jul 31, 2021

🕔Jul 31, 2021
Let me first start with grain sorghum and corn, since it is relatively easy to summarize right now. I have not confirmed sugarcane aphids (SCA) being found on grain sorghum […]

Texas Plains Cotton: Be on Lookout for Fleahoppers Jul 7, 2021

🕔Jul 7, 2021
General Status It has been a wet, cool week and no one is complaining about the moisture, a few hailed on strips aside. Rainfall amounts are highly variable. By my […]

Texas LRGV: Cotton Mostly Clean, Sorghum Midge Still a Problem Jun 15, 2021

🕔Jun 15, 2021
General Situation This week we finally received some sunshine and crops started to dry out and the mosquitos decided to show up. Many growers were getting into what fields they […]

Texas LRGV: Few Pests in Cotton, Midge Prevalent in Sorghum Jun 8, 2021

🕔Jun 8, 2021
General Situation Fields are saturated again this week as we received some heavy rains on Tuesday, scattered showers Wednesday and then heavy rain again yesterday (Thursday). Many fields were saturated […]

Texas LRGV: Aphids Skyrocket in Cotton, Keep Watch for Sugarcane Aphids in Sorghum May 7, 2021

🕔May 7, 2021
General Situation Over the weekend many growers received some much-needed rain around the LRGV. Majority of Valley got anywhere from 1 inch to 2.5 inches with a handful of places […]

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