Cotton – Southwest – Freaky Weather | Bugs | What to Plant? – AgFax

🕔Jun 12, 2019Larry Stalcup, Field Editor Debra L. Ferguson, Editor Many thanks to the PhytoGen Cotton Team for their continued support and sponsorship. Subscribe Texas weather? Freakish June “norther” adds insult to […]

Texas Mid-Coast Cotton: 3 Early Season Pests – Thrips, Fleahoppers, Aphids

🕔May 10, 2019The oldest cotton in the Mid-Coast is squaring and the youngest is just emerging from the ground.  Pest management in early season is primarily focused on two or three insect […]

Texas: Small Grains Field Day, Egypt, April 17

🕔Apr 4, 2019Texas A&M Agrilife Extension will be hosting a Wheat Field Day at Krenek Seed near Egypt, Texas on Wednesday, April 17, 2019.  The Krenek’s have cooperated this year by providing […]

Cotton – Southwest – Clean Fields | Gins Up, Running | Kansas is Cotton Happy – AgFax

🕔Sep 5, 2018“We’re going to be buried in cotton.” – Rex Friesen, Kansas. “I have the cleanest fields I’ve ever had.” – Paul Pilsner, Texas Coastal Bend

Cotton – Southwest – Water Choices | Coastal Bend Harvest | Bollworms – AgFax

🕔Aug 8, 2018Hard Choices – Do I water the cotton or the peanuts?  Bollworm pockets are here and there, a few in pima. Irrigated cotton is vacuuming up stink bugs around Waco.  

Texas Mid-Coast Cotton, Soybeans: Watch for Stink Bugs in Late Fields

🕔Jul 20, 2018While many fields are harvest ready, stink bugs are potential pests in the cotton and soybean fields that have yet to reach maturity. Cotton should be scouted for stink bugs […]

Texas Mid-Coast Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids Found Above Economic Threshold

🕔Jun 29, 2018While some sorghum fields in the Mid-Coast of Texas have already been harvested, the remaining fields should be inspected for Sugarcane Aphids (SCA). This week I have seen an increasing […]

Cotton – Southwest – Some growers just can’t get a break. – AgFax

🕔Jun 29, 2018Weather extremes in this week’s report. Heavy rain washed into coastal areas leaving muddy fields with anticipated weed flushes. Drought continues with dryland crop failure in far West Texas, parts of […]

Texas Sorghum: Stink Bugs and Headworms

🕔May 28, 2018Some sorghum fields across the Mid-Coast of Texas have been inundated with Rice Stink Bugs or Headworms; or in some cases, both stink bugs and headworms. Adding to this problem, I have received […]

Texas Mid-Coast Cotton: Fleahopper Numbers on the Rise

🕔May 25, 2018Cotton fields range from pinhead square to early bloom. Most fields are susceptible to cotton fleahopper damage and the potential for bollworm losses. We are finding cotton fleahoppers in numbers […]

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