Texas Plains Cotton: When to Start Applying Harvest Aids? Sep 24, 2019

🕔Sep 24, 2019General Status We have received decent and substantial rainfall events since our last newsletter two weeks ago. This came too late to help our earlier planted corn and almost too […]

Texas Plains Pests: Cotton Passed Cut-Out; Mites, Aphids in Corn, Sorghum Sep 10, 2019

🕔Sep 10, 2019General Status The summer scouting season starts to draw to a close without any notable bollworm migration, flights, or cotton infestation to speak of while Banks grass mites and sugarcane […]

Texas Plains Pests: Hot, Dry Conditions Keeping Activity Limited Aug 27, 2019

🕔Aug 27, 2019General Status Not much has changed again this week. We are still in a prolonged extremely hot and dry pattern. We have had a few below triple digit days due […]

Texas Plains Pests: Migratory Bollworms Remain an Uncertainty Aug 20, 2019

🕔Aug 20, 2019General Status Very little has changed over the past week in weather or pest status with crops, mites, and aphids only getting ‘hotter.’ A change in the weather during crunch […]

Texas Plains Pests: Cotton Quiet; Sugarcane Aphids, Banks Grass Mite Active in Grains Aug 12, 2019

🕔Aug 12, 2019This week has been both very quiet and manic at the same time. Not much has developed on the pest side for cotton this week, while sugarcane aphids and Banks […]

Texas Plains Cotton: Pests Mostly Quiet, False Chinch Bugs on the Rise Aug 7, 2019

🕔Aug 7, 2019Despite some cooler days, we have had enough hot weather and time without rainfall to give us some clues as to our early damaged and cold shocked crops and whether […]

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 […]

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 […]

Alabama Cotton: Insect Management Tips for 2019 Apr 15, 2019

🕔Apr 15, 2019I want to point out where we are with the management and control of some of our major insect pests and highlight some things we need to be aware of […]

Texas Plains: Pests Are Present but Mostly Below Thresholds Aug 28, 2018

🕔Aug 28, 2018General Status Measurable rainfall again crisscrossed the region late last week and last weekend dropping moisture for most of us. The latest rounds did not have any damaging weather with […]

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