Texas LRGV Cotton, Sorghum: Aphids Attracting Ladybugs

🕔Apr 5, 2019At the start of this week we were rained out across the Valley. Many areas including Donna, Pharr, Edinburg, Weslaco, Mercedes, La Villa, and others received 1.5 to 2 inches […]

Texas LRGV: Cotton Planting Slowed by Cold; Corn Looks Good

🕔Mar 29, 2019Welcome back everyone for another growing season in the LRGV!  All county cotton and grain sorghum variety trials have been planted. A big thank you to our cooperating growers: Chuck McCutchen, […]

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 […]

Texas LRGV Cotton: Crop Maturing Nicely, Watch for Plant Bugs in Late Planted Fields

🕔Jun 16, 2017General Situation Our days down here in the LRGV have been pretty hot averaging out at 100oF each day, heat index of 105oF. Looks like we will be heading into […]

Texas LRGV Cotton: Whiteflies on the Rise, Plant Bugs Present

🕔Jun 5, 2017Incredibly hot down here in the Lower Rio Grande Valley so stay hydrated as you work your fields and monitor your crops. Temperatures have been reaching 100oF a few times […]

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