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

🕔Dec 5, 2019Texas 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, 2019Texas 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, 2019For 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, 2019Cotton 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, 2019Area 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, 2019Scouting 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, 2019I 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, 2019Will 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, 2019Cotton 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 […]

Cotton – Southwest – Freaky Weather | Bugs | What to Plant? – AgFax Jun 12, 2019

🕔Jun 12, 2019Larry Stalcup, Field Editor Debra L. Ferguson, Editor Many thanks to the PhytoGen Cotton Team for their continued support and sponsorship. Subscribe Texas weather? Freakish June “norther” adds insult to […]

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