USDA Announces Additional Direct Money to Farmers, Ranchers Impacted by Coronavirus Sep 18, 2020

🕔Sep 18, 2020
USDA announced today up to an additional $14 billion will be available for agricultural producers who continue to face market disruptions and associated costs because of COVID-19. Signup for the […]

Texas LRGV Cotton: Hanna Obliterated Crop, Tips for Stalk Destruction Aug 21, 2020

🕔Aug 21, 2020
General Situation/Cotton Very hot and little to no wind in the LRGV. The aftermath of Hurricane Hanna left majority of all the cotton in the valley destroyed. There is maybe […]

Texas Field Reports: Hurricane Hanna Damage Estimated at $400Mln Aug 11, 2020

🕔Aug 11, 2020
Hurricane Hanna came and went with little fanfare but left South Texas with almost $400 million in direct and indirect damages to agriculture, according to a report by Texas A&M AgriLife […]

Texas Cotton: Virtual CEU Training – Aug. 13 Aug 5, 2020

🕔Aug 5, 2020
Join Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Staff Holly Davis, PhD., Assistant Professor & Extension Specialist – Entomology,  and Danielle Sekula, Extension Agent – IPM, for the Virtual Training: Late Season Pests […]

Texas Field Reports: Hurricane Hanna Damage Estimates Aug 5, 2020

🕔Aug 5, 2020
Cotton producers in the Rio Grande Valley took a devastating hit from Hurricane Hanna, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Other row crops like corn and sorghum were harvested […]

Texas LRGV Cotton: Heavy Whiteflies, Late Season Thrips Jul 23, 2020

🕔Jul 23, 2020
General Situation/ Harvest Time Weather continues to be incredibly hot in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. Many growers were either applying the first or second round of defoliant this week […]

Texas LRGV Cotton: Heavy Boll Loads, Late Season Thrips Jul 10, 2020

🕔Jul 10, 2020
General Situation/ Harvest Another very hot and windy week. This week we had temperatures ranging from 98 -101 F and our nights have been steadily at 78-80 F. We are […]

Texas LRGV Cotton: Pests Largely Quiet Jul 2, 2020

🕔Jul 2, 2020
General Situation Very hot across the Valley this week. Last Thursday and Friday we had been rained out in most areas, but majority of the Valley has dried up with […]

Texas LRGV Cotton: 1st Bale of the Season Harvested Jun 19, 2020

🕔Jun 19, 2020
General Situation Muddy this week in the Valley in some areas as we were dodging rain to scout. Grain sorghum harvest has been stalled in some areas due to random […]

Texas LRGV: Verde Plant Bugs Migrating from Sorghum to Cotton Jun 12, 2020

🕔Jun 12, 2020
General Situation Very hot in the Lower Rio Grande Valley with temperatures in the high 90s reaching heat indexes of 101. Good for harvest though this week as several growers […]

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