Texas West Plains Cotton: Keep Irrigation Running, Sample Soils for Nematodes Aug 27, 2020

🕔Aug 27, 2020
For most, August has been another long hot, dry month. Very few were fortunate enough to receive any measurable precipitation. Most all cotton has bolled to the top and has […]

Texas High Plains IPM: Bollworms in Cotton, Aphids, Armyworms in Sorghum – Podcast Aug 13, 2020

🕔Aug 13, 2020
Cotton: Bollworm pressure increasing in north, other pests occasional. Sorghum: sugarcane aphid generally increasing, hedgehog aphid found doing damage, fall armyworm ragging up whorl stage plants, spider mites in places. […]

Texas High Plains Cotton: Bollworms and Other Pests to Watch – Podcast Aug 6, 2020

🕔Aug 6, 2020
Here’s this week’s IPM Podcast recorded on August 5, 2020 (11:04 mins). Cotton at or near 5 Nodes Above White Flower (NAWF) – why this is important and what to […]

Texas West Plains IPM: Critical Period for All Crops, Keep Scouting Fields Aug 6, 2020

🕔Aug 6, 2020
Cotton ranges from just beginning to bloom with more than 6 nodes above white flower (NAWF) to past physiological cutout with 2 NAWF. Using our IPM scouting fields as a […]

Texas Plains IPM: Lygus Numbers Rise, Drought Stress Continues Aug 3, 2020

🕔Aug 3, 2020
General Status A few more rain showers visited most of our fields this last week, but again the real beneficial amounts were very isolated. In the area of Tulia, some […]

Texas High Plains Cotton: Bollworms, Lygus, Aphids – Podcast Jul 29, 2020

🕔Jul 29, 2020
Here’s this week’s Audio Podcast from your High Plains IPM AgriLife Agents (7:43 minutes) recorded on July 29, 2020. Cotton: Bollworm trap counts rising, Lygus at treatable levels in places, […]

Tennessee Sweet Sorghum: Emergency Label Approved for Sivanto for Sugarcane Aphids Jul 24, 2020

🕔Jul 24, 2020
Please see the authorization letter which allows the use of Sivanto (flupyradifurone) for control of sugarcane aphids in sweet sorghum.

Texas High Plains Cotton: Lygus Still a Threat, Be Careful with PGRs – Podcast Jul 23, 2020

🕔Jul 23, 2020
Here’s this week’s Audio Podcast from your High Plains IPM AgriLife Agents recorded on 07/22/2020. Cotton: Lygus still a threat, and some fleahoppers, be careful about PGR applications. Corn: spider […]

Texas Field Reports: Impact from Sugarcane Aphids on Sorghum Wanes Jul 22, 2020

🕔Jul 22, 2020
Grain sorghum producers are reporting sugarcane aphids in the High Plains, but the pest has made little impact on the Texas crop during 2020, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. […]

Louisiana Sugarcane: Aphid Infestations Lead to Temporary Insecticide Approval Jul 22, 2020

🕔Jul 22, 2020
Louisiana sugarcane growers received an exemption to use an insecticide to combat severe aphid infestations. The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry submitted the crisis exemption, and the Environmental Protection […]

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