Texas Plains Cotton: Rains Make Scouting Difficult Sep 4, 2022

    🕔Sep 4, 2022
    General Status It’s hard to believe that we might need a boat or at least a mud sled to get through the area to scout our thrice baked surviving summer […]

    Southwest Cotton: Rain Helps Late Crop but Delays Harvest for Many Oct 4, 2019

    🕔Oct 4, 2019
    Heavy rain the past two weeks is the latest blow to much southwest cotton at a time when bolls are open and ready for harvest aid applications. Both Lubbock and […]

    Texas LRGV Row Crops: Dryland Cotton Harvest Started Jul 26, 2019

    🕔Jul 26, 2019
    We received scattered rain shower, a few tenths to an inch this week. Heat units continue to accumulate as cotton moves toward harvest. The cotton crop across the Valley is […]

    Texas Cotton: Fleahopper 101 – From Scouting to Treatment Jul 12, 2019

    🕔Jul 12, 2019
    This is just a heads up that there have been a few reports of cotton fleahoppers in cotton.  Cotton fleahopper adults are pale green to gray-green; nymphs are lighter-colored with reddish […]

    West Texas: Cotton Still on the Stalk in Some Areas Jan 4, 2019

    🕔Jan 4, 2019
    In what some may describe as the “never-ending harvest,” cotton remains on the stalk in portions of the PCG service area, making for an exceptionally long year that already has […]

    Texas Cotton: High Plains Weather Aids Harvest, ARC/PLC Deadline is Dec. 7 Nov 30, 2018

    🕔Nov 30, 2018
    Interruptions and delays plagued the beginning of harvest for the 2018 Texas High Plains cotton crop, but thanks to recent sunshine and optimal weather, growers have been moving quickly through […]

    Cotton: PhytoGen Breeding Traits Help Protect Against Diseases, Pests Aug 29, 2018

    🕔Aug 29, 2018
    At harvest, cotton growers learn how much yield-robbing diseases and pests impacted fiber production. This knowledge helps determine the best varieties to plant next season.  Diseases such as bacterial blight […]

    Texas LRGV Cotton, Sorghum: Hot, Dry and Harvest Moving Quickly Aug 24, 2018

    🕔Aug 24, 2018
    Cotton is being harvested as quickly as possible now with the September 1 deadline for cotton stalk destruction right around the corner.   It is very hot and dry as everyday […]

    Cotton: Enrollment Open for Texas International Cotton School Apr 20, 2018

    🕔Apr 20, 2018
    Registration remains open for the 38th session of the Texas International Cotton School, scheduled for August 6-16, 2018, in Lubbock.   The Texas International Cotton School (TICS) is uniquely structured to provide […]

    Texas: Cotton Pests Moving; Early Sugarcane Aphid Sightings Apr 13, 2018

    🕔Apr 13, 2018
    Hi everyone! This week we experienced a little bit of rain on Monday night creeping into Tuesday morning with rain totals of anywhere from 0.20 to 1 inch in some […]


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