Texas Blacklands: Wheat Heading Towards Finish; Saturated Soils Affecting Cotton, Corn

🕔May 16, 2019GENERAL: Wheat is turning the last corner and headed for the finish line, with some wheat fields starting to turn last week. Most of the hard-red winter wheat fields in […]

Texas Wheat: Bacterial Streak and Black Chaff

🕔May 13, 2019The bacterium that causes bacterial streak and black chaff disease in wheat and other small grains is Xanthomonas translucens.  In Texas, other species of Xanthomas cause leaf diseases of cotton, tomato and pepper.  […]

Texas: Annual Wheatheart Wheat Field Day, Perryton, May 21

🕔May 8, 2019The annual Wheatheart Wheat Field Day, hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices in Ochiltree, Lipscomb and Hansford counties, will be May 21. There will be no charge. […]

Texas: Corn Tar Spot Could Have Ridden in on ‘Bomb Cyclone’

🕔Mar 21, 2019A new disease affecting corn might have blown in on the recent “bomb cyclone,” and a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist said producers should be aware of what might […]

Texas Wheat: Yellow Foliar Symptoms – What’s the Culprit?

🕔Dec 21, 2018For wheat producers in the Texas High Plains and lower Rolling Plains/Concho Valley Fall 2018 has brought field symptoms that have baffled some growers.  Much of this is likely due […]

Texas High Plains: Wheat Rust Showing Up, Treatment Not Recommended

🕔Nov 8, 2018Recent and abundant rains in some areas have producers concerned about leaf rust that is appearing in High Plains wheat fields, but a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist said […]

Texas Cotton: Ken Obasa, AgriLife Plant Pathologist in Amarillo

🕔Sep 24, 2018Dr. Ken Obasa has been hired as a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service plant pathology specialist in Amarillo and assistant professor in the Texas A&M University department of plant pathology […]

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