Texas Wheat: Bacterial Streak and Black Chaff

🕔May 13, 2019The 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, 2019Texas 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, 2019Texas 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, 2019The 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, 2018During 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, 2018The 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 […]

Texas Wheat: Does an Early Fungicide Application Pay?

🕔Mar 15, 2018Despite the wet, dreary weather some parts of the state have experienced over the past few weeks, rust levels appear to be low at this time for most of the […]

Texas Corn: Critical Crop Situation Has Producers Looking for Answers

🕔Sep 29, 2017Corn farmers worried about fumonisin contamination in their fields need to immediately contact their crop insurance agent – that was the message from two emergency meetings held Sept. 27 in […]

Texas Upper Coast Cotton: What Is Causing Pre-Mature Defoliation?

🕔Jul 17, 2017Cotton fields in Upper Coast counties of Texas that are experiencing browning or bronzing of the foliage (Figure 1), often accompanied by defoliation, usually have leaf spots.  There can be […]

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