Texas Rice – Mo Way: Stink Bug Issues; Blackbird Repellent Sep 17, 2018

    🕔Sep 17, 2018
    For this brief article, I want to first discuss rice stink bug issues. This year, populations were highly variable. In spots where rice stink bug was bad, I received reports […]

    Texas Rice: Draining Fields; Spider Mites; Beaumont Field Day Jul 20, 2018

    🕔Jul 20, 2018
    Quite a bit of Texas rice is now being drained in preparation for harvest. In general, the Texas rice crop looks good, but recent rains have put a damper on […]

    Texas Rice: Harvest 80-90% Finished Ahead of Harvey, Fields Not Heading Should Be Safe Aug 29, 2017

    🕔Aug 29, 2017
    The rain gauge here, about 15 miles east of Winnie and about 15 miles southwest of Beaumont, is almost at three feet. Roads everywhere in our area are flooded and […]

    Texas Rice: Learning More About the Rice Planthopper in Nicaragua Jun 23, 2017

    🕔Jun 23, 2017
    I made a mistake in my last article. I wrote that Entrust has a label to control fall armyworm in organic rice. In fact, Entrust does not have a label […]

    Mo Way on Texas Rice: Update on Rice Planthopper Jan 23, 2017

    🕔Jan 23, 2017
    Well, off to a soggy start for the New Year. On January 18, I drove through Houston to participate in the Western Rice Belt Production Conference in El Campo. Many […]

    Way on Rice: Sugarcane Aphid – Scout Your Sorghum Crop Apr 18, 2015

    🕔Apr 18, 2015
    Well, it’s raining again today in Beaumont – 2.3 inches since noon!! Field work has come to a grinding halt. In my 32 years at the Beaumont Center, I can’t remember […]

    Texas Rice: Section 18 Requires More Work Than You Might Think – Mo Way Mar 27, 2015

    🕔Mar 27, 2015
    Well, it’s still wet with more rain predicted Thursday March 26. So, at least on the east side of Houston, no rice planting yet. As of March 23, the Beaumont […]

    Mo Way on Texas Rice: Spring Planting Almost Here Feb 20, 2015

    🕔Feb 20, 2015
    Well, planting season is right around the corner…time to consider using an insecticidal seed treatment. I highly recommend using CruiserMaxx Rice, Dermacor X-100 or NipsIt INSIDE. Particularly if you are […]

    Rice Comment: The Case for Neonicotinoid Seed Treatment Nov 22, 2014

    🕔Nov 22, 2014
    I believe neonicotinoid rice seed treatments are crucial to the survival of our U.S. rice industry. These pest management tools are effective, affordable and minimally disruptive to the environment. This […]

    Texas Rice: Weevil Loves to Eat Hemp Sesbania Sep 19, 2014

    🕔Sep 19, 2014
    I just finished sampling a rice stink bug test in which we are evaluating new and old chemistries. It rained about an inch soon after sampling, so this test may […]


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