Texas Blacklands: Cotton Defoliation Full Steam Ahead, Corn Harvest Wrapping Up Aug 7, 2022

    🕔Aug 7, 2022
    Corn harvest operations are wrapping up for most producers across the area, with yield reports all over the board. Eastern portions of the area that were gracious enough to catch […]

    Texas Blacklands Cotton: Grasshoppers, Aphids, Spider Mites Taking Advantage of Hot, Dry Conditions Jul 16, 2022

    🕔Jul 16, 2022
    The condition of the cotton crop is continuing to deteriorate as we keep stringing days with triple digit highs together and little to no moisture across the region. There were […]

    Texas Blacklands Cotton: Hot and Dry, Bollworm Activity on the Rise Jul 10, 2022

    🕔Jul 10, 2022
    GENERAL Another week of extreme temperatures and no rain, and at this point it is hard for event the biggest optimist in the area no to feel pessimistic about the […]

    Texas Blacklands Cotton: Fruit Shed and Nutrient Deficiencies; Pests Light, but Keep Eyes Open Jul 3, 2022

    🕔Jul 3, 2022
    GENERAL We finally got a much-needed break from the triple digit temperatures, and some areas even received some rain although it was much less than what is needed. Area crops […]

    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 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 […]

    Texas Blacklands Cotton: Thrips on the Rise, Watch for Emerging Weeds May 7, 2022

    🕔May 7, 2022
    GENERAL: Another good area wide rain event came this week and brought as much as 3” to parts of the area. Prior to the rain insect activity in cotton was […]

    Texas Blacklands: Widespread Rains Aid Crops May 2, 2022

    🕔May 2, 2022
    GENERAL The area wide soaking we have been hoping for, finally arrived earlier this week. The recent rains will help wheat finish out the crop and keep the corn and […]

    Texas Blacklands: Cotton Starting to Emerge; Hessian Fly, Rust Diseases in Wheat Apr 20, 2022

    🕔Apr 20, 2022
    GENERAL: Most of the area received another timely rain event that will help finish the wheat crop, keep the corn crop growing, and provide enough soil moisture to get cotton […]


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