Texas Blacklands IPM: Sugarcane Aphid Thresholds

🕔May 20, 2019Cotton Cotton that has been planted and emerged is growing as our saturated soil profile is finally starting to dry down. Cotton in the scouting program was at the 2- […]

Cotton, Sorghum: Transform WG Gets Section 18 Emergency Use Exemptions

🕔May 16, 2019The EPA has granted Section 18 emergency use exemptions for Transform WG insecticide in cotton and sorghum.  Transform targets sap-feeding pests including the major yield-robbers – tarnished plant bug in […]

Texas LRGV Crops: Insects are Light – So Far

🕔May 3, 2019Things are heating up, literally. This week we saw temperatures in the low 90s daytime and high 70s at night. Many growers fertilizing and watering their crops this week while […]

Texas LRGV : Cotton in All Stages; Sugarcane Aphid in Sorghum

🕔Apr 26, 2019This was the first week in a long while that it wasn’t so windy. Crops are doing good as we have currently been in the high 80s to low 90s […]

Texas West Plains: Grain Sorghum, Peanuts, Cotton – 2 Videos

🕔Sep 14, 2018Grain Sorghum – You Must Scout! Grain sorghum ranges from just planted for cover to nearing harvest on early planted acres.   Sorghum acres which have not developed a grain head […]

Texas LRGV Crops: First Cotton Bolls; Insects Picking Up Speed

🕔Jun 15, 2018This 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 […]

Oklahoma Crops: Section 18 for Transform Use in Cotton and Sorghum.

🕔Jun 15, 2018Much needed rain has falling over most of the state with the exception of some areas. The forecast is calling for rain and cooler temperature starting from Sunday June 17 […]

Texas LRGV Cotton, Sorghum: Whiteflies and Sugarcane Aphids

🕔Jun 1, 2018It’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 Pests Moving; Early Sugarcane Aphid Sightings

🕔Apr 13, 2018Hi everyone! This week we experienced a little bit of rain on Monday night creeping into Tuesday morning with rain totals of anywhere from 0.20 to 1 inch in some […]

Grain Sorghum: Building An Aphid Plan, Starting With Resistant Hybrids – DTN

🕔Mar 16, 2018After five years in sorghum fields, the sugarcane aphid is firmly established as a permanent pest of this crop. Fortunately, Southern entomologists have spent nearly that long hunting down sorghum […]

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