Paraquat: Required Applicator Training Available Online Jan 8, 2020

🕔Jan 8, 2020
As required by EPA’s Paraquat Dichloride Human Health Mitigation Decision and amended paraquat dichloride (a.k.a. paraquat) product labels, certified applicators must successfully complete an EPA-approved training program before mixing, loading, […]

Texas: Industrial Hemp Seminar, Lubbock, Dec. 19 Dec 5, 2019

🕔Dec 5, 2019
Texas producers and those interested in industrial hemp production can attend a “First Things” meeting to learn about potential opportunities and pitfalls of regional hemp production. The program will be […]

West Texas Cotton: Harvest Aids – When and What Kind? – Videos Sep 26, 2019

🕔Sep 26, 2019
Texas AgriLife Extension Agent Kerry Siders describes how to assess whether West Texas cotton is ready for harvest aid applications, as well as giving a brief explanation of the three […]

Texas West Plains Cotton: Keep Watching for Aphids Aug 23, 2019

🕔Aug 23, 2019
For some, August has brought some rain showers which have helped. While others have received nary a drop. So, this patchwork of wet and dry has made it difficult to […]

Texas West Plains Cotton: Insects Scarce but Keep Scouting Aug 16, 2019

🕔Aug 16, 2019
Cotton ranges from 8 nodes above white flower (very late cotton) to O nodes above white flower (blooming out the top). Ideally your cotton would be the latter, because we […]

Texas West Plains Cotton: Scout Conventional Fields for Bollworms Aug 8, 2019

🕔Aug 8, 2019
Area producers need to be scouting conventional cotton for bollworms! This week (August 5-8) the scouts and I have been finding cotton bollworms at or above threshold in conventional cotton. […]

Texas West Plains Cotton: Get Ready to Handle Stink Bugs Jul 25, 2019

🕔Jul 25, 2019
Scouting this week has yielded mostly grasshoppers along some field edges near rangeland, and green stinkbugs found at not alarming levels but consistently across the area. I think we are […]

Texas West Plains Cotton: All Quiet on the Insect Front Jul 19, 2019

🕔Jul 19, 2019
I began finding blooms and small bolls on Monday, July 15, mostly in Cochran County. Plant mapping data indicates that area cotton is going into bloom with 8.5 nodes above […]

Cotton – Southwest: Late Blooms Too Late? | Mr. Pigweed, Meet Mr. Hoe – AgFax Jul 17, 2019

🕔Jul 17, 2019
Will late August blooms be too late? Kerry Siders takes a close look at South Plains cotton. Pigweed – 3 Roundup sprays and it’s not dead yet. Time for a hoe? […]

Texas West Plains Cotton: Keep Watch for Lygus, Stink Bugs, Bollworms Jul 11, 2019

🕔Jul 11, 2019
Cotton has generally been growing off much better the past couple of weeks with much warmer temperatures and some occasional rain. The rain this last weekend was a God send […]

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