Category Archives: IPM

Upper Gulf Coast Feed Grain and Cotton Conference Jan 25

Upper Gulf Coast Feed Grain and Cotton Production Conference at Crescent – January 25, 2022  By Corrie Bowen County Extension Agent Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Wharton County   Texas A&M AgriLife Extension in Wharton, Matagorda, Jackson, and Colorado Counties are happy to announce the Upper Gulf Coast Feed Grain and Cotton Conference for Tuesday, January 25, 2022.   This year’s conference will be held in Crescent Hall at the Wharton County Fairgrounds at 6036 FM 961 Road Wharton, Texas 77488.  Registration begins at 8:00 a.m., with our first… Read More →

Annual Western Rice Belt Conference – January 19, 2022

Annual Western Rice Belt Conference-El Campo, Texas – January 19, 2022 The annual Western Rice Belt Production Conference will be held on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at the El Campo Civic Center.  The Rice Conference is composed of a Production Conference for rice producers and rice industry professionals, and a Rice Consumers Seminar for homemakers.  Registration for the conference will begin at 7:30 a.m., with the main program to begin at 8:10 a.m.  After a catered lunch, provided by area agribusiness sponsors, the program will conclude around 2:30… Read More →

Blacklands and Upper Gulf Coast IPM Audio Update Survey

Howdy everyone, Below are links for a short survey on the weekly audio updates for the Blacklands and Upper Gulf Coast region. Please fill out the one that best fits your profession. The links will close tomorrow. I appreciate the feedback, thank you, all! Crop Advisor / Consultant: https://agrilife.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_7WH7KxIT9OZcDLE Ag Industry and Media: https://agrilife.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4GjsQWRJtVBa2a2 Producer: https://agrilife.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1GMnPcFpq4nF3yC If you are a part of the South Texas audio update area, your links are below. Crop Advisor / Consultant: https://agrilife.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3dR5A7gp2f29J1I Ag Industry and Media: https://agrilife.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_20jahlf7jPkVsyi Producer: https://agrilife.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3r4eEQJMQVIfSp8 Sincerely, Kate Crumley

Harvest and Defoliation

Howdy, We are harvesting cotton, and I am happy to see module trucks rolling and gins running. The 6 and 11 days after treatment (DAT) ratings for the cotton harvest aid study for Wharton, Texas are below. The initial treatment was made on August 20, and the second on September 2, 2021. The cotton harvest aid study for this site was conducted on a field of Phytogen 332 planted on March 21, 2021. If you are having trouble viewing the results, a larger version can be found here. Defoliation Test… Read More →

Ground Applications of 2,4-D Allowable by Permit beginning September 15th

Ground Applications of 2,4-D Allowable by Permit beginning September 15th By Corrie Bowen County Extension Agent Wharton County The Texas Department of Agriculture has granted the suspension of a rule regarding the application dates of 2,4-D in Wharton County – Section 7.53(oo)(2) of the special provisions for Wharton County of the Texas Pesticide Laws and Regulations.  The suspension allows for the ground application of 2,4-D and 2,4-D containing herbicides by permit on the west side of the Colorado River in Wharton County beginning Wednesday, September 15, 2021.    Ground… Read More →