Texas Plains Cotton: Expect Bollworm Numbers to Start Rising Jul 31, 2022

    🕔Jul 31, 2022
    General Status As we advance through this 2022 Bar-B-Que Pit of a summer growing season this week plenty of pests continue to nickel, dime, threaten, and in a few cases, […]

    Texas Plains Cotton: More Abandoned Fields; Keep Eye Out for Fleahoppers, Lygus Jul 24, 2022

    🕔Jul 24, 2022
    General Status We felt that the days of ‘giving the last rites’ to fields that failed to establish or could not keep profit potential up under the extreme weather situations […]

    Texas Plains Cotton: Lots of Fleahoppers, Plant Bugs Numbers Increasing Jul 10, 2022

    🕔Jul 10, 2022
    General Status Crop progress continues under general drought conditions despite several popcorn or cotton showers that have been rummaging through the past week or more. These convective showers have been […]

    Texas Plains Cotton: Dryland Fields Mostly Gone, Pests Quiet but Some Sneaking In Jul 3, 2022

    🕔Jul 3, 2022
    General Status With the fate of most of the borderline failing fields finally determined via insurance, we have been able to focus better on the well being of our surviving […]

    Texas Plains Pest Management: Cotton Susceptible to Fleahoppers; Watch for Fall Armyworms Jun 25, 2022

    🕔Jun 25, 2022
    General Status Hot and dry is the theme of the year so far. Early rains gave us quite a bit of hope, but they have not continued the way they […]

    Texas Blacklands Cotton: Keep Scouting for Fleahoppers, Aphids Jun 13, 2022

    🕔Jun 13, 2022
    GENERAL A full week of dry and excessively hot temperatures has taken a toll on the areas corn crop and is not helping the cotton crop as it is trying […]

    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: Chilli Thrips and Fleahoppers Jun 6, 2022

    🕔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 […]

    Texas Blacklands Cotton: Fleahopper Numbers Climb May 28, 2022

    🕔May 28, 2022
    GENERAL Another round of rain halted wheat harvest operations, but was greatly appreciated as the areas corn, cotton, and sorghum acres were getting a little parched. Wheat yield reports are […]

    Texas Blacklands Cotton: Fleahoppers Moving into Fields May 23, 2022

    🕔May 23, 2022
    GENERAL Wheat harvest operations are finally getting started, and hopefully we can get the crop harvested without the premature sprouting like last year. Corn in the area is reaching the […]


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