Tag Archives: Cotton

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.  

2019 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 →

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 →

TDA Blanket Extension of Cotton Stalk Destruction Deadline

TDA Blanket Extension of Cotton Stalk Destruction Deadline for Pest Management Zone 3   From the Desk of Corrie Bowen, County Extension Agent – Wharton County   Early this morning I received information from TDA regarding a cotton stalk destruction extension to the October 31st deadline for Zone 3.  I want to pass this along to our cotton industry in a timely manner.   The Texas Department of Agriculture has received written requests to extend the cotton stalk destruction deadline for Zone 3.  This requests has come from… Read More →