Texas LRGV Cotton: Harvest Nearly Finished Sep 4, 2022

    🕔Sep 4, 2022
    Cotton growers in the LRGV have been harvesting cotton nonstop working around several coastal showers received these last two weeks and continue to receive as they finish off the season. […]

    Texas LRGV Cotton: Crop 60% Harvested, Whiteflies Moving Into Any Green Fields Aug 21, 2022

    🕔Aug 21, 2022
    This past Friday to Sunday brought about an accumulated 4-7 inches of much needed rain throughout the Lower Rio Grande Valley. However, this rain halted cotton harvest early this week, […]

    Texas LRGV Cotton: Chilli Thrips, White Flies Still a Problem as Harvest Nears Jul 10, 2022

    🕔Jul 10, 2022
    General Situation Heat units are accumulating quickly now as we are in the home stretch with our cotton crop as it continues to mature, and we see more open boll […]

    Texas LRGV Cotton: Good Control of Plant Bugs, Sharp Increase in Whitefly Pressure Jul 3, 2022

    🕔Jul 3, 2022
    General Situation Very hot and dry again this week with a couple of slight showers but no significant rain falls in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. Cotton This week checking […]

    Texas LRGV Pest Management: Sharp Increase in Plant Bugs in Cotton Jun 24, 2022

    🕔Jun 24, 2022
    General Situation Very hot and dry again this week in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. Lots of work going on in row crops as Valley growers are doing everything from […]

    Texas LRGV Cotton: Keep an Eye Out for Plant Bugs Jun 18, 2022

    🕔Jun 18, 2022
    General Situation Same weather this week, very hot and dry. This week temperatures were in high 90s again with heat index making temps feel above 100oF. Lots of growers were […]

    Texas Field Reports: Sorghum Producers See Fewer Issues with Sugarcane Aphids Jun 15, 2022

    🕔Jun 15, 2022
    Texas sorghum producers, science and Mother Nature continue to keep damaging numbers of sugarcane aphids at bay, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Grain sorghum in South Texas is […]

    Texas LRGV: Cotton at Peak Bloom, Looks Clean; Lots of Midge, Headworms in Sorghum Jun 13, 2022

    🕔Jun 13, 2022
    General Situation Very hot and dry. The heat had us at about 98oF all week and with the heat index it made it feel like 106oF. Also, the wind was […]

    Texas LRGV Cotton: Aphids, Spidermites, and Whiteflies May 23, 2022

    🕔May 23, 2022
    Cotton Aphids, spidermites, and whiteflies. Still seeing some heavy cotton aphid pressure in some cotton fields along the coast and in the mid Valley that were either not treated and […]

    Texas LRGV Cotton: Aphids Numbers Down, Be on Watch for Fleahoppers May 16, 2022

    🕔May 16, 2022
    General Situation Same as last week: hot, windy, and dry. Dryland crops really starting to be affected, and even the irrigated crops are showing stress from lack of rain/moisture. Many […]


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