Texas Blacklands: Widespread Rains Aid Crops May 2, 2022

🕔May 2, 2022
GENERAL The area wide soaking we have been hoping for, finally arrived earlier this week. The recent rains will help wheat finish out the crop and keep the corn and […]

Texas Blacklands: Cotton Starting to Emerge; Hessian Fly, Rust Diseases in Wheat Apr 20, 2022

🕔Apr 20, 2022
GENERAL: Most of the area received another timely rain event that will help finish the wheat crop, keep the corn crop growing, and provide enough soil moisture to get cotton […]

Texas Blacklands IPM: Lots of Pests but No Economic Threats for Now Apr 30, 2021

🕔Apr 30, 2021
GENERAL Wheat across the area is progressing nicely and some fields are starting to have the heads change colors as the grain filling process continues. Leaf and stripe rust spores […]

Texas Blacklands: Widespread Wheat Rusts; Cotton Planting Mostly Finished Apr 16, 2021

🕔Apr 16, 2021
GENERAL Wheat across the area is progressing nicely and ranges from just finishing pollination in some of the earliest planted fields to head emergence is some of our later planted […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Lots of Tan Spot, Conditions Conducive for Other Diseases Apr 14, 2021

🕔Apr 14, 2021
Last week (08-April) in southwestern OK, Gary Strickland (Jackson County Extn Educator) reported seeing only very little stripe rust, but that tan spot was still present in the lower canopy.  […]

Pests Waking Up – What’s Active Where? – DTN Apr 8, 2021

🕔Apr 8, 2021
Insects and diseases are waking up and getting to work, and here at DTN, we have a growing inbox of pest alerts from across the Plains, Midwest, South and mid-Atlantic […]

Texas Blacklands Wheat: Crops Look Good, Keep Watch for Pests Feb 5, 2021

🕔Feb 5, 2021
GENERAL Wheat across the regions looks good, and pest issues are currently minimal. Many producers in the region have utilized the recent drier weather to top dress and spray weeds. […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Diseases Mostly Quiet May 12, 2020

🕔May 12, 2020
This past week was quite cool across Oklahoma (mid 60s F in Stillwater today) and central Oklahoma received needed rain.  Unfortunately, western OK and the panhandle were not as fortunate […]

Texas Blacklands Wheat: Wet Conditions Favorable for Diseases Mar 31, 2020

🕔Mar 31, 2020
GENERAL Weather conditions across the area have remained wet over the last two weeks, creating a favorable environment for stripe rust, powdery mildew, and other fungal diseases like tan spot […]

Texas Blacklands: Wheat Looks Good; Preparing for Corn Planting Feb 12, 2020

🕔Feb 12, 2020
GENERAL Timely rains are occurring to help build our soil moisture profile as corn planting is quickly approaching, and wheat is starting to break dormancy. Wheat is in good to […]

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