Texas Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphid Control Through Chemigation

🕔Feb 22, 2018Producers might hear a term from the past when they begin looking for solutions to treat the sugarcane aphid in sorghum, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist. […]

Texas: Pre-Plant Producer Meeting, Canyon, Feb. 8

🕔Jan 31, 2018The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Randall County will conduct the annual Pre-Plant Producer Update Meeting from 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 8 at the Kuhlman Extension Center, 200 N. Brown Road, Canyon. […]

Texas Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids – Using Fungi as a Control

🕔Jan 11, 2018This past fall we have had an awesome opportunity to work and collaborate with a Master’s student from Mexico. While here in the U.S. she has been able to discover what […]

Texas Plains: Cotton Needs More Heat Units, Sorghum Still at Risk from Sugarcane Aphids

🕔Oct 19, 2017General Status For the past few weeks or so we had been socked in with moisture and cool temperatures, only to finally come out of the pattern into frosty and […]

Texas Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids After the Rains – Now What?

🕔Oct 2, 2017We are now concluding five straight days of rain on the southern High Plains, but sugarcane aphids are still with us. I spent some time today collecting infested leaves and […]

Texas Field Reports: Sugarcane Aphids Not a Major Problem for Prepared Sorghum Producers

🕔Sep 19, 2017Most sorghum producers around the state experienced lower sugarcane aphid populations than the previous two years, with some help from nature, growing conditions, technology and adequate preparation, according to Texas […]

Texas Plains: Ideal Weather for Cotton Development, Sugarcane Aphids Still in Late Sorghum

🕔Sep 18, 2017General Situation The weather has been just what the doctor ordered for cotton this past week. Heat units are pilling in and the generally ‘late’ or ‘rank’ cotton is responding […]

Texas Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids in the High Plains

🕔Sep 11, 2017Even though it is getting late in the season, sorghum is still at risk from sugarcane aphid, especially later planted sorghum. In Lubbock we are seeing leaves with thousands of […]

Texas West Plains: Aphids in Cotton; Sugarcane Aphids in Sorghum

🕔Sep 11, 2017Current Crop and Pest Situation Grain sorghum ranges from nearing harvest on early planted to just near boot. Those acres which have not headed yet I would be extremely conservative […]

Texas Plains: Heavy Insect Pressure in Late-Planted Grains; High Bollworm Numbers in Cotton

🕔Sep 8, 2017General Status I would love to say the pest pressure is winding down as we slip toward fall. The problem is, the pest pressure isn’t really winding down at all […]

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