South Texas Cotton: Did Recent Rains Come Too Late?

🕔Jun 22, 2018The 2018 season in South Texas has been a tough one. In southernmost areas, a dry winter and spring meant planting moisture was scarce, while excessive rainfall was a common […]

Rice: This Does Look Like Progress – Crop Pushes Ahead – AgFax Rice

🕔Jun 22, 2018More rice is heading in the coastal production areas of Louisiana and Texas and a hefty portion of the Midsouth crop is now under flood.

Texas West Plains IPM: Little Pest Activity; Cotton PGR Management

🕔Jun 21, 2018Cotton ranges from just germinated to 10 true leaf cotton. This wide range is reflective of the mess we have been in across a large area here on the West […]

Dicamba Injury Reports, 2018: Drift Issues Becoming More Evident

🕔Jun 21, 2018A couple of weeks ago we provided a June 1st update of alleged off-target dicamba issues. At that time, most of the injury was confined to specialty crops, vegetables, and […]

Texas: Rice Field Day, Beaumont, July 12

🕔Jun 21, 2018Emerging Technologies for Texas Rice will be the theme for the 71st annual field day July 12 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research Center at Beaumont, 1509 Aggie Drive. The […]

West Texas IPM: Sustained High Numbers of Fall Armyworm Moths

🕔Jun 20, 2018This week’s fall armyworm pheromone trap graph appears below. The 7-year average for this week of June is 110 moths per week. This week’s capture was 707. This does not […]

Texas: Williamson County Ag Land Expo, Georgetown, July 18

🕔Jun 20, 2018The 2018 Williamson County Land Expo is slated for July 18 in the training room of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office, 3151 S.E. Inner Loop in Georgetown. Sign-in […]

Texas Field Reports: Conditions Remain Hot, Dry

🕔Jun 20, 2018AgriLife Extension district reporters compiled the following summaries: CENTRAL: Pastures continued to hold but needed moisture. Pastures were dry and forages decreased. Producers needed rain to make hay. Livestock were […]

Texas Plains Cotton: Thrips Resurgence; Scout for Fleahoppers, Lygus

🕔Jun 19, 2018General Status Showers continue to cross our region, the latest round this week leaving the gift of between 0.3” and nearly 2” with most of our fields getting around 0.75”. […]

Texas: STEM Teachers Tour AgriLife Research Farm

🕔Jun 18, 2018Texas A&M AgriLife Research hosted a group of about 20 science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, teachers from Region 16 schools recently at the research farm near Bushland. “We […]

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