Alabama: 7 Hemp Production Meetings Through March Jan 13, 2020

🕔Jan 13, 2020
Alabama is now entering its second year of legal hemp production. Interested growers should be as informed as possible about this new crop, which has seen a rapid revitalization in […]

Alabama Hemp: What Insects Did We See This Year? – Video Sep 17, 2019

🕔Sep 17, 2019
Alabama Cooperative Extension System entomologist Dr. Katelyn Kesheimer gives an update on insects impacting industrial hemp. 

Alabama Sorghum: Be on Lookout for Sugarcane Aphids May 22, 2019

🕔May 22, 2019
Sugarcane aphids, Melanaphis sacchari, have been found this week (May 2019) on Johnsongrass in Montgomery County, Alabama. Johnsongrass was surveyed at multiple sites between Dothan and Auburn and only one […]

Texas Cotton, Sorghum: Insecticidal Virus Products – What are the Facts? Nov 8, 2018

🕔Nov 8, 2018
The arsenal of insecticides and acaricides that we have to select from for controlling arthropod pests is extremely important. Our arsenal may be limited due to cost of the product, […]

Cotton – Southwest – Bolls Popping – Dryland Yields Vary – AgFax Aug 30, 2018

🕔Aug 30, 2018
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 […]

Texas Panhandle: Corn Rootworm Show ‘Probable Resistance’ to Some Bt Aug 27, 2018

🕔Aug 27, 2018
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 […]

Cotton – Southwest – Weeds Not a Problem | Dryland Acres Gone Bare – AgFax Aug 1, 2018

🕔Aug 1, 2018
“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 […]

Cotton – Southwest – Irrigation Capacity No Match for Drought – W. Texas Jul 6, 2018

🕔Jul 6, 2018
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 IPM: Sustained High Numbers of Fall Armyworm Moths Jun 20, 2018

🕔Jun 20, 2018
This week’s fall armyworm pheromone trap graph appears below. The 7-year average for this week of June is 110 moths per week. This week’s capture was 707. This does not […]

Cotton – Southwest – Rain – More Planting – Thrips Swarm – Weed Resistance – AgFax May 24, 2018

🕔May 24, 2018
Scattered reports of rain helped spur planting into full swing across west Texas and parts of Oklahoma. But moisture is still needed for putting seeds into dryland fields, especially in Kansas.

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