Texas Upper Coast Cotton: Fleahoppers on the Rise May 18, 2020

🕔May 18, 2020
I spent the week still looking for fleahoppers and other plant bugs in cotton. There’s been a couple different species of plant bugs in cotton than I usually see, so […]

Texas LGRV Cotton: Heavy Whitefly, Aphid Populations May 15, 2020

🕔May 15, 2020
General Situation Very hot and dry in the Valley this week with scattered traces of rainfall in some areas. The heavy rainfall from this past weekend was mainly on the […]

Texas Field Reports: Alternative Crop Acreage Up, Market Conditions a Mixed Bag May 14, 2020

🕔May 14, 2020
Alternative crop acres are expected to be up amid mixed market conditions, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Calvin Trostle, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension agronomist, Lubbock, said COVID-19 has not […]

Texas High Plains: Effects of Recent Rains on Crops, Herbicides – Podcast May 14, 2020

🕔May 14, 2020
Texas AgriLife Extension County Agents for the High Plains region discuss how recent weather may have impacted residual herbicides and already planted crops. https://agrilife.org/lubbock/files/2020/05/High_Plains_5.13.2020.mp3

Texas Blacklands: Earworms, Armyworms in Corn; Sporadic Pests in Cotton May 13, 2020

🕔May 13, 2020
General Wheat in the area continues to dry down and I expect to see some fields harvested in the next 10-14 days. The corn crop is progressing along nicely, especially […]

Cotton – Southwest – Teaser Showers | Low Temps, Replant? – AgFax May 13, 2020

🕔May 13, 2020
  Larry Stalcup, Contributing Editor Debra Ferguson, Editor   Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Southwest Cotton, sponsored by the Southwest team of PhytoGen cottonseed. Subscribe OVERVIEW Persistent dry […]

Texas Upper Coast Cotton: Scout Field for Fleahoppers May 11, 2020

🕔May 11, 2020
This week I’ve been looking for fleahoppers and other plant bugs in cotton. There’s been a couple different species of plant bugs in cotton than I usually see, so feel […]

Texas LRGV IPM: Increasing Fleahopper, Sugarcane Aphid Pressure May 8, 2020

🕔May 8, 2020
This week in cotton saw many fields in full bloom and many fields are squaring nicely. There is some later planted cotton just barely putting on pinhead squares. Many fields […]

Texas: Refugio County Designated Natural Disaster Area to Drought May 7, 2020

🕔May 7, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated Refugio County, Texas, as a primary natural disaster area. Producers who suffered losses due to a recent drought may be eligible for U.S. Department of […]

Dossett on Rice: Big Bull Demand but All Pandemics Eventually End May 7, 2020

🕔May 7, 2020
Cash Market Bull Market in Rice.  Thailand has been getting a little rain, but the emphasis is LITTLE.  Fears of a continued drought have kept prices elevated at $525 for […]

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