Texas Upper Coast IPM: Heat Units and Stink Bugs Jul 27, 2021

🕔Jul 27, 2021
This week most of our cotton is bloomed out or around 2-5 nodes above white flower (NAWF), and our later replanted cotton is blooming. We are at and past cutout in […]

Texas Field Reports: Fall Armyworms on the March Jul 22, 2021

🕔Jul 22, 2021
Cooler temperatures and widespread rain events across Texas have forage and crop producers scrambling to fight armyworms, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Vanessa Corriher-Olson, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension forage […]

Texas LRGV: Watch for Whiteflies in Cotton; Sugarcane Aphid Numbers Building Jul 20, 2021

🕔Jul 20, 2021
General Situation This week we managed to scout in some farily dry fields but majority of LRGV is still very muddy due to the 8-12 inches received the previous week […]

Mississippi Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphid Management Jul 17, 2021

🕔Jul 17, 2021
We are beginning to get a few reports of  sugarcane aphid in the state. Sugarcane aphid have the potential to cause significant yield losses if left untreated or if timely […]

Mississippi: Sorghum Midge Scouting and Management Jul 17, 2021

🕔Jul 17, 2021
Often times, people think scouting for midge is difficult, mostly due to a lack of confidence. However, if you know what you are looking for and not finding anything, the […]

Texas Field Reports: Vineyards Endure Rough Growing Season Jul 14, 2021

🕔Jul 14, 2021
Erratic weather dealt Texas vineyards a difficult growing season as the industry continues to recover from pandemic-related setbacks, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Michael Cook, AgriLife Extension viticulturist, Denton, […]

Texas Field Reports: Industrial Hemp Faces Challenges Jul 8, 2021

🕔Jul 8, 2021
Industrial hemp acres in Texas were expected to rocket after legalization, but the crop has yet to take off in a state that presents many challenges to it as a […]

Texas Plains Cotton: Be on Lookout for Fleahoppers Jul 7, 2021

🕔Jul 7, 2021
General Status It has been a wet, cool week and no one is complaining about the moisture, a few hailed on strips aside. Rainfall amounts are highly variable. By my […]

Texas LRGV: Sorghum Harvest Underway, Few Pests in Cotton Jul 7, 2021

🕔Jul 7, 2021
General Situation Growers have been harvesting grain sorghum again this week working around the rain showers and I have heard reports of good yields in both dryland and irrigated sorghum […]

West Texas Cotton: Insects Quiet, Weed Control the Order of the Day Jul 7, 2021

🕔Jul 7, 2021
GENERAL SITUATION Widespread rain events this last week, and possibly more to come over the next few days. No complaints here. I know we need to get some weeds sprayed, […]

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