Texas Blacklands Cotton: Potassium Deficiency Rearing Its Head Aug 23, 2019

🕔Aug 23, 2019
GENERAL Triple digit temperatures have set in the area, causing stress on area crops. It has been almost a month since the county has received a good rain, and when […]

Texas Blacklands IPM: Bollworm Season Arrives; Watch for Stink Bugs Jul 19, 2019

🕔Jul 19, 2019
GENERAL Corn is drying down and getting close to harvest with a few fields that could be ready to go by the end of next week. Sorghum that was planted […]

Texas Blacklands IPM: Fleahoppers in Cotton; Rootworm Beetles, Spider Mites in Corn Jun 27, 2019

🕔Jun 27, 2019
GENERAL A heat wave moved in during the latter part of last week, but thanks to our wet spring crops across the area have withstood the temperature stress. Most of […]

Texas Blacklands: Fleahoppers in Cotton, Start Scouting for Sugarcane Aphids Jun 18, 2019

🕔Jun 18, 2019
GENERAL Wheat harvest wraps up for a lot of farms last week, and yields reports have been average to higher, but bushel weights and quality took a hit after all […]

Texas Blacklands Wheat: Watch Out for Loose Smut Apr 16, 2019

🕔Apr 16, 2019
Loose smut is a fungal disease that is common in most wheat production regions across the world. Its incidence varies from year to year based on the environmental conditions at […]

Texas Blacklands: Corn Planting Finished; Watch for Wheat Rust, Stink Bugs Apr 15, 2019

🕔Apr 15, 2019
GENERAL Wheat is starting to head out with some hard-red wheat fields starting to flower. The soft red wheat fields in the scouting program are in the boot stage with […]

Texas Blacklands: Corn Being Planted; Watch Stripe Rust in Wheat Mar 8, 2019

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🕔Mar 8, 2019
GENERAL Corn is starting to be planted and soil temperatures plummet as a strong cold front moved through over the weekend into the early part of the week. Low temperatures […]

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