Texas Plains Cotton: Good Growth in Heat, Mostly Quiet on Insects Jul 24, 2019

🕔Jul 24, 2019
General Status Hot with some of the first triple digit temperatures of the growing season. Which, despite being uncomfortable for humans, is what our late cotton needs, assuming it is […]

Texas LRGV Crops: Some Cotton Near Bloom, Keep an Eye on Resistance May 10, 2019

🕔May 10, 2019
Temperatures in the lower Rio Grand Valley were in the low to mid 90s but felt much hotter with the heat index. Many growers were seen cultivating, irrigating, and applying […]

Texas LRGV Cotton, Sorghum: Aphids Attracting Ladybugs Apr 5, 2019

🕔Apr 5, 2019
At the start of this week we were rained out across the Valley. Many areas including Donna, Pharr, Edinburg, Weslaco, Mercedes, La Villa, and others received 1.5 to 2 inches […]

Texas Plains Pests: Increasing or Crashing, Depending on Crop Moisture Aug 20, 2018

🕔Aug 20, 2018
General Status Rain showers crisscrossed the region again in the past seven days bringing much needed moisture but unfortunately for several hotspots it came with severe and damaging weather too. […]

Texas West Plains: Cotton Development Slow; Sugarcane Aphids Still Low; Peanuts Look Good Aug 25, 2017

🕔Aug 25, 2017
Cotton has been hanging in that 5 to 2 nodes above white flower now for several days with just a few fields at hard-cut out with only an occasional bloom […]

Texas Plains: Next Few Weeks Critical for Crop Yields Aug 8, 2017

🕔Aug 8, 2017
General Status Welcome back to crop crunch time. Planting, early season weed control, early irrigations, fertilizing, everything that our area producers have accomplished up until now has only been the […]

Texas Plains: Crop Conditions Highly Variable with Lots of Pests to Choose From Aug 2, 2017

🕔Aug 2, 2017
General Status As par usual for 2017, field situations still depend greatly on which field you are in. Across Hale, Swisher, & Floyd we do not just have the good, […]

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