Texas LRGV Cotton: Limited Insect Pressure Except Along River Jun 1, 2020

🕔Jun 1, 2020
General Situation We have had scattered showers this week throughout the Valley seeing puddles for days for the first time in a long while. With all the showers combined it […]

Texas Blacklands: Cotton Pests Relatively Quiet; Leaf Blight, Spider Mites in Corn Jun 1, 2020

🕔Jun 1, 2020
GENERAL Wheat harvest was well underway when rains over Memorial Day Weekend halted harvest operations. Wheat yield reports are ranging between 40 and 60 bushels per acre. The area corn […]

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 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 LRGV: Hot, Dry Conditions Hurting Crops May 5, 2020

🕔May 5, 2020
General Situation Still hot and still dry. If you look at the heat unit graph comparing this year 2020, to the last three years you can see we are significantly […]

Texas LRGV Cotton: Good Yields, Whiteflies Moving into Defoliated Fields Aug 16, 2019

🕔Aug 16, 2019
General 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, 2019

🕔Jul 29, 2019
We 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, 2019

🕔Jun 21, 2019
It’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, 2019

🕔May 17, 2019
General 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, 2018

🕔Sep 13, 2018
Georgia 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 […]

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