Texas LRGV Cotton: Chilli Thrips and Fleahoppers Jun 6, 2022
General Situation Last week on May 24th we received 3-5 inches of rain valley wide with the McCook farmers unfortunately receiving significant hail damage to their row crops in the […]
General Situation This week we had temperatures in the low 90s during the day and 70s at night for the LRGV. Very windy majority of the week with wind gusts […]
General Situation Another windy week in the LRGV with wind gusts of 15 to 30 mph. We had one day, yesterday (Thursday) with minimal to no winds. It has been […]
South Carolina cotton farmers will gather Tuesday, Dec. 17, for updates on the Boll Weevil Eradication Program in South Carolina. The annual meeting at Clemson University’s Pee Dee Research and […]
Cotton Stalk destruction deadline is April 15!! Driving around the Delta we’ve seen several fields where cotton stalks are still standing. The deadline for stalk destruction is April 15. This […]
The Boll Weevil referendum is March 11-22. Dr. Scott Stewart provides more details in this week’s Call of the Week.
Texas Boll Weevil Eradication Pioneer Retires Feb 8, 2019
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologist Dr. Charles Allen retired last week after three decades of service to the agency. Allen, a professor and associate head of Texas A&M’s entomology […]
With newer herbicide-resistant cotton varieties, accepted stalk management programs are no longer an option in certain cases because the plants carry resistance to those herbicides.
Farm bill authorizations for the Cooperative Extension Service and agricultural research get less political attention, but are the bedrock of U.S. agriculture beginning in the 1890s. Concerns about agricultural […]
Cotton farmers from across South Carolina will gather Dec. 12 for updates in the battle against their arch enemy. The South Carolina Boll Weevil Eradication Foundation will hold its annual […]