Texas LRGV: Cotton Insects Mostly Quiet, Keep Eyes Open for Sugarcane Aphids, Rice Stink Bugs in Sorghum Jul 30, 2021

🕔Jul 30, 2021
General Situation Harvest continued again this week for corn and grain sorghum as growers worked around some rain received on Wednesday. East part of the Valley received anywhere from 0.7” […]

Texas LRGV: Cotton Mostly Quiet, Pests Picking Up in Sorghum Jun 29, 2021

🕔Jun 29, 2021
General Situation Last week we received some rains totaling up to an inch on Tuesday around Harlingen, Rio Hondo, Los fresnos areas. Along the river from Los indios to Pharr […]

Texas LRGV Cotton, Sorghum: Hot, Dry and Harvest Moving Quickly Aug 24, 2018

🕔Aug 24, 2018
Cotton is being harvested as quickly as possible now with the September 1 deadline for cotton stalk destruction right around the corner.   It is very hot and dry as everyday […]

Texas LRGV Crops: First Cotton Bolls; Insects Picking Up Speed Jun 15, 2018

🕔Jun 15, 2018
This week we have seen some rain showers here and there. Some rain is forecast for next week as well.  The rain will help out those cotton growers having trouble […]

Texas LRGV Cotton, Sorghum: Whiteflies and Sugarcane Aphids Jun 1, 2018

🕔Jun 1, 2018
It’s very hot and very dry and it seems it’s only going to get hotter. Saw many fields being irrigated again this week. As we head towards harvest for sorghum […]

Texas Cotton LRGV: Hot, Dry and Plenty of Open Bolls; Whiteflies Active Jun 23, 2017

🕔Jun 23, 2017
It’s very hot and dry. We’ve had a few days here this week at 104 to 106 degrees with heat index of about 110. Everyone is either irrigating or going to […]

Texas LRGV Cotton & Grain: Fleahoppers in Cotton; Sorghum Harvest Started May 19, 2017

🕔May 19, 2017
Grain Sorghum and Corn Field Day at Rio Farms on Tuesday, May 23 at 10 a.m. We will be checking out how the hybrids from all the seed companies look […]

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