Panhandle and South Plains cotton is catching up due to high temperatures. But dry conditions are decreasing yield potential.
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) […]
Larry Stalcup, Field Editor Debra L. Ferguson, Editor Many thanks to the PhytoGen Cotton Team for their continued support and sponsorship. Subscribe OVERVIEW Palmer Amaranth a.k.a. the infamous pigweed is […]
Texas: South Plains Scout School, Muleshoe, May 30 May 10, 2019
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will hold the South Plains Scout School May 30 at the City of Muleshoe Training Facility, 303 S. Main St. in Muleshoe. The Scout […]
At this time of the year, producers spend significant time selecting corn hybrids and cotton varieties as well as herbicide programs. But another important annual consideration is planter maintenance, a […]
You can almost hear bolls “popping” in the dryland fields of Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle. Yuma, Arizona, cotton growers are well into harvest while the crop is still pushing hard in the central […]
There were a crazy lot of western corn rootworm beetles emerging from continuous corn fields this summer in the Texas Panhandle, and with seed purchase decisions on the horizon it […]
“It’s a rarity to see weedy fields,” reports Wayne Keeling. John David Gonzales agrees – weeds have been a “non-problem” this season. Garden webworms love pigweed. That’s the good news. The […]
Rain finally arrived in parts of the Panhandle and south Plains. Central Texas remains parched and dryland abandonment is high in west Texas.
West Texas drought continues. Temps pushing 100+ this week. Dryland acres desperate for moisture. Kerry Siders talks about it.