Texas LRGV Cotton: Good Yields, Whiteflies Moving into Defoliated Fields

🕔Aug 16, 2019General Situation Weather in the Valley this week is rediculously hot but perfect for cotton harvesting! Everyday we have been reaching temperatures between 101oF and 105oF and even higher in […]

Georgia Cotton: Plenty Of Decisions Ahead In Worth County

🕔Jul 29, 2019We have intensively scouted numerous cotton fields over the past few weeks. Obviously, we are finding a wide range of planting dates and age groups within the same field due […]

Texas LRGV Crops: Hot, Muggy – Here Come the Whiteflies

🕔Jun 21, 2019It’s been a very hot, muggy, dry week in the LRGV. Temperatures have been in the high 90s with some days above 100. But either way the heat index makes […]

Texas LRGV IPM: More Fleahoppers in Cotton; Sugarcane Aphids Take Off in Sorghum

🕔May 17, 2019General Situation Hot and muggy this week as the LRGV received some rain on Monday and Tuesday and a little on Wednesday. Harlingen, Raymondville and Weslaco areas received anywhere from […]

Georgia Cotton: Whitefly Pressure a Concern for Late Planted Crops

🕔Sep 13, 2018Georgia cotton farmers who planted their crop late this year need to be mindful of potential whitefly pressure, according to Phillip Roberts, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension entomologist. Because whiteflies […]

California Cotton: Silverleaf Whitefly, Aphid Numbers Low

🕔Aug 14, 2018Introduction The third round of sampling for the silverleaf whitefly (SLWF) surveys began on Monday, July 30, 2018. Program personnel collected samples from designated sites at 10% of all cotton […]

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, Sorghum: Whiteflies and Sugarcane Aphids

🕔Jun 1, 2018It’s very hot and very dry and it seems it’s only going to get hotter. Saw many fields being irrigated again this week. As we head towards harvest for sorghum […]

Texas LRGV Cotton, Sorghum: Dryland – Drought; Fleahoppers

🕔May 14, 2018General Situation For the majority of the Valley cotton and grain is coming along nicely but for those dryland farmers in Willacy County this has certainly been a rough year […]

California Cotton: Whitefly, Aphid Numbers Rising

🕔Oct 5, 2017Introduction This period of sampling for the silverleaf whitefly (SLWF) surveys began on Monday, August 14, 2017. Program personnel collected samples from pink bollworm (PBW) trap sites at 5% of […]

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