Category Archives: Ag/NR

Scouting for Cotton Bollworms

This video is a how to guide for scouting for Helicoverpa zea, the cotton bollworm, in cotton. The methods demonstrated are recommended in the Texas A&M Agrilife Managing Cotton Insects in Texas guide. This video was filmed by David Otradovsky in Wharton county Texas. Please feel free to contact your local county extension office if you have any questions.  

1st Annual AgriLife Upper Gulf Coast Wildlife Expo

Extension News Release 1st Annual Upper AgriLife Gulf Coast  Wildlife Expo – August 24th By Corrie Bowen County Extension Agent Wharton County, Texas Texas A&M AgriLife Extension in Wharton and Matagorda County are excited to announce that we’ll be hosting a Wildlife Expo in Bay City, Texas on Saturday, August 24th.  The event will be held at the WCJC Bay City Campus at 4000 Ave. F, Bay City, Texas.  County Extension Agents and Texas Parks and Wildlife officials have put together an agenda of topics and presenters that… Read More →

Wharton County Cotton & Soybean Turn Row Meeting

Wharton – AgriLife Extension to host Soybean and Cotton Turn Row Meeting – July 10th By Corrie Bowen County Extension Agent Wharton County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Wharton County Office will host a  Soybean and Cotton Turn Row Meeting on Wednesday, July 10, 2019.  The soybean turn row meeting will begin at 9 a.m. at the Howard and Dolly Wittig Farm in Lane City.  You may have seen the soybean variety plot from Hwy 60 in Lane City.  The soybean plot is located at the corner of Hwy… Read More →

Questions Regarding Cotton Stalks Standing from the 2018 Crop

Questions regarding cotton stalks standing from the 2018 crop April 12, 2019 Corrie Bowen County Extension Agent Wharton County This past week there have been complaints about cotton that is still standing in fields from last years’ crop – with a reference to cotton stalk destruction.  With the crazy, wet weather we experienced from September through February it’s understandable that some fields could not be harvested, and that some stalks were standing through the winter.  But now the ground is dry, and farmers have been in the field… Read More →

Small Grains Field Day Apr 17

Small Grains Field Day in Egypt, TX – April 17, 2019  By Corrie Bowen County Extension Agent – Agriculture/Natural Resources Wharton County Texas A&M Agrilife Extension will be hosting a Wheat Field Day at Krenek Seed near Egypt, Texas on Wednesday, April 17, 2019.  The Krenek’s have cooperated this year by providing ground for Dr. Clark Neely, Extension Small Grains Specialist to conduct our Upper Gulf Coast wheat variety trial.  The tour will offer us the opportunity to view not only hard red winter wheat varieties, but also… Read More →