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: 1st Harvest Bale Delivered, Whiteflies Along the River Jul 16, 2022

    🕔Jul 16, 2022
    General Situation Very hot again this week with temperatures in triple digits. Many growers are harvesting corn and sorghum this month trying to finish those crops for the season. We […]

    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 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 Insects Mostly Quiet, Keep Eyes Open for Sugarcane Aphids, Rice Stink Bugs in Sorghum Jul 30, 2021

    🕔Jul 30, 2021
    General Situation Harvest continued again this week for corn and grain sorghum as growers worked around some rain received on Wednesday. East part of the Valley received anywhere from 0.7” […]

    Texas LRGV: Watch for Whiteflies in Cotton; Sugarcane Aphid Numbers Building Jul 20, 2021

    🕔Jul 20, 2021
    General Situation This week we managed to scout in some farily dry fields but majority of LRGV is still very muddy due to the 8-12 inches received the previous week […]

    Texas LRGV: Cotton Mostly Quiet, Pests Picking Up in Sorghum Jun 29, 2021

    🕔Jun 29, 2021
    General Situation Last week we received some rains totaling up to an inch on Tuesday around Harlingen, Rio Hondo, Los fresnos areas. Along the river from Los indios to Pharr […]

    Texas LRGV Cotton: Heavy Whiteflies, Late Season Thrips Jul 23, 2020

    🕔Jul 23, 2020
    General Situation/ Harvest Time Weather continues to be incredibly hot in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. Many growers were either applying the first or second round of defoliant this week […]

    Texas LRGV Cotton: Heavy Boll Loads, Late Season Thrips Jul 10, 2020

    🕔Jul 10, 2020
    General Situation/ Harvest Another very hot and windy week. This week we had temperatures ranging from 98 -101 F and our nights have been steadily at 78-80 F. We are […]


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