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Friday, October 11, 2019

TUESDAY = Progressive Growers Breakfast


Hey folks,

Please join us for another progressive growers breakfast next Tuesday, October 15th at Old Mexico Restaurant.  Please bring your questions from your fields and we can discuss then over coffee and/or breakfast.

Attending should also be Andrew Dunlap, Row Crop Agent for Hale, Lamb, & Castro and Andy Hart, CEA-Hale Livestock.  We should be finished by 9 or 9:30.
Thanks,

Blayne Reed
EA-IPM Hale, Swisher, & Floyd
225 Broadway, Suite 6
Plainview, TX 79072
Office - 806-291-5267
Mobile – 806-292-1496

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Some Bt Sweet Corn No Longer Effective

Check out this article Some Bt Sweet Corn No Longer Effective
byAgriLife's
Patrick Porter (Extension Entomologist)

Kerry Siders (Extension Agent IPM)
Suhas Vyavhare (Extension Entomologist)
 
Thanks so much.
 
Blayne

Friday, September 20, 2019

September 20, 2019 Plains Pest Management Newsletter

 This should be the link to the latest PPM Newsletter.

https://hale.agrilife.org/files/2019/09/September-20-2019.pdf

Friday, August 30, 2019

Plains Pest Management News - August 30, 2019

Hello y'all,

Here's the latest release of the Plains Pest Management News for August 30, 2019

Hang in there...the heat will eventually end...


Blayne Reed
EA-IPM Hale, Swisher, & Floyd



Thursday, August 29, 2019

Cotton leafroll dwarf virus discovered in Central Texas


Folks,

Just a heads up---you must have read this article (link below) about new disease being found in Central Texas. With the higher than normal cotton aphid (disease vector) populations in spots across the Southern High Plains, we need to be wary of  potential virus transmission and symptoms. I hope we stay away from this thing but we may as well end up seeing it--who knows? 




Dr. Suhas Vyavhare
Assistant Professor and Extension Cotton Entomologist
Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center
1102 E. Drew Street
Lubbock, TX 79403
Phone: 806-746-6101 (office)

Look out for Elm Leaf Beetles

Folks, the elm leaf beetle has been very busy this summer on our trees.  If you have noted brown areas or dead looking leaves over the past few months, this is the culprit.  Please review our Texas A&M AgriLIfe Extension Elm Leaf Beetle sheet for control options.


 Let us know if you have any questions.



Blayne Reed
EA-IPM Hale, Swisher, & Floyd
225 Broadway, Suite 6
Plainview, TX 79072
Office - 806-291-5267