West Texas Cotton: Foliar Symptoms Driven by Weather, Not Disease Oct 14, 2020

🕔Oct 14, 2020
Cotton across much of western Texas has recently displayed varying levels of premature defoliation and foliar discoloration following a drastic shift from hot and dry to abnormally cold and wet […]

Texas Blacklands Cotton: Spider Mites, Bollworm Moth Numbers Rising Jul 7, 2020

🕔Jul 7, 2020
GENERAL Cotton across the area is growing nicely and some of our earliest planted fields are in peak bloom, and the rain early last week was timely. Insect activity has […]

Texas: Hemp Disease Prognosis Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019
There is intense interest in growing hemp (Cannabis sativus) commercially in Texas. Along with considerations of applying the best agronomic approaches for growing it, there is a need to consider […]

Central Texas Cotton: Leafroll Dwarf Virus Discovered Aug 23, 2019

🕔Aug 23, 2019
A new viral disease of cotton found in recent years in several southeastern U.S. states has now been confirmed in Texas. The disease, cotton blue disease, was observed recently in […]

Texas Wheat: Bacterial Streak and Black Chaff May 13, 2019

🕔May 13, 2019
The bacterium that causes bacterial streak and black chaff disease in wheat and other small grains is Xanthomonas translucens.  In Texas, other species of Xanthomas cause leaf diseases of cotton, tomato and pepper.  […]

Texas Corn: New Lines Released for Use in Commercial Hybrids Apr 18, 2019

🕔Apr 18, 2019
Texas corn producers will have hybrids better suited to the state’s longer growing season and multiple stresses in the future after a Texas A&M AgriLife team from across the state […]

Texas: Small Grains Field Day, Egypt, April 17 Apr 4, 2019

🕔Apr 4, 2019
Texas A&M Agrilife Extension will be hosting a Wheat Field Day at Krenek Seed near Egypt, Texas on Wednesday, April 17, 2019.  The Krenek’s have cooperated this year by providing […]

Texas: South Plains Ag Conference, Brownfield, Jan. 17 Jan 3, 2019

🕔Jan 3, 2019
The South Plains Ag Conference, hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices in Terry and Yoakum counties, will be Jan. 17 at the Texas Red Wine Event Center, […]

Texas Cotton: New Race of Fusarium Wilt – How to Limit Spreading Sep 12, 2018

🕔Sep 12, 2018
During the summer of 2017, a new race of the Fusarium wilt fungus (Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. vasinfectum)  infecting cotton was confirmed in many fields in El Paso and Hudspeth […]

Texas Cotton: To Replant or Not to Replant? That Is the Question. May 3, 2018

🕔May 3, 2018
The 2018 season has been a challenging one for many cotton producers in the much of South and East Texas.  The multiple spring cold fronts, high winds, and lack of […]

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