AgriLife Extension Entomology
We are located throughout the State and can provide advice on control of urban, structural, landscape, garden, veterinary and agricultural pests, and pests that are threats to human health. Our information is backed by science and research at Texas A&M and other universities and is made practical and relevant by Extension Entomologists, educators or agents who work in each county, right where you live.
What Are Our Extension Entomologists Saying?
- Feed Grain and Cotton ConferenceUpper Gulf Coast Feed Grain and Cotton Conference January 23 @ 8:00 am - 1:30 pm Upper Gulf Coast Feed Grain and Cotton Production Conference at Crescent – January 23, 2020 By Corrie BowenCounty Extension AgentTexas A&M AgriLife Extension ServiceWharton County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension in Wharton, Matagorda, Jackson, and Colorado Counties are happy to announce the Upper Gulf Coast [...] read moreSource: Upper Coast IPMPublished on 2020-01-16By Kate Crumley3 days ago
- Auxin Training – January 16, 2020If you plan to apply Engenia, Extendimax, FeXapan, Tavium, and/or Enlistone/EnlistDuo in 2020, you must attend an auxin training. The Calhoun County AgriLife Extension Service will hold a 1 hour training Date: Thursday, January 16, 2020 Time: 8:30 am Cost: $10 Location: Calhoun County Extension Office Auditorium 186 Henry Barber Way Port Lavaca, TX 77979 For questions call 361-552-9747 [...] read moreSource: Mid-Coast IPMPublished on 2020-01-13By Stephen Biles6 days ago
- CEUsHowdy, I hope everyone had a merry Christmas and a happy new year! We've got two programs coming up next week for those of you needing CEUs for your pesticide applicator's license. Please check out the flyers below, and feel free to send me an email or give our office a call if you have any questions. Sincerely, Kate [...] read moreSource: Upper Coast IPMPublished on 2020-01-08By Kate Crumley2 weeks ago
- Industrial Hemp SeminarIndustrial Hemp Seminar December 10th in Wharton By Corrie Bowen County Extension Agent Wharton County Anyone who’s been keeping up with current events in agriculture will know that there’s a growing interest in growing industrial hemp. This new interest began with the enacted 2018 Farm Bill, which legalized hemp with a tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) concentration of no more than 0.3% [...] read moreSource: Upper Coast IPMPublished on 2019-12-02By Kate Crumley2 months ago
- Cotton and Grain Risk Management and Marketing & Farm Bill WorkshopCotton and Grain Risk Management and Marketing & Farm Bill Workshop Victoria County 4-H Activity Center November 6, 2019 8:00 – 8:30am Registration 8:30 – 8:35am Welcome and Introduction 8:35 – 8:45am Budgeting and Decision Tools 8:45 – 9:45am Cotton and Grain Outlook 9:45 – 10:00am Break 10:00 [...] read moreSource: Mid-Coast IPMPublished on 2019-11-01By Stephen Biles3 months ago
- Cleaning insect poop off treesThe Pandorus sphinx moth caterpillar can be difficult to see when it hides among green folilage. Never estimate how low this blog can go in the search for article ideas. After listening to some internet chatter today on the subject of cleaning black mold off of trees, I thought someone else might [...] read moreSource: Merchant-AllPublished on 2019-10-29By mike.merchant3 months ago
- South Texas Farm and Ranch ShowThe 2019 South Texas Farm and Ranch Show October 23-24 Victoria Community Center 2905 E. North St Victoria, Texas [...] read moreSource: Mid-Coast IPMPublished on 2019-10-17By Stephen Biles3 months ago
- Avoiding the “I-Got-the-Hotel-Bed-Bug Blues”As the holiday season approaches and travel volume increases, the chance for traveler encounters with blood-sucking bed bugs goes up. And while waking up with bed bugs in a hotel room is bad, waking up at home and finding that you’ve brought bed bugs home is even worse. Bed bugs are one of the few insects that are adept at [...] read moreSource: Merchant-AllPublished on 2019-10-15By mike.merchant3 months ago
- 2019 Cotton Variety Trial ResultsThe Cotton Variety Trial in Calhoun and Victoria Counties were harvested on September 2 & 6. These tests should be used along with other similar tests from South Texas to help determine the what to plant next year. Below are the lint yield results for the Calhoun and Victoria Cotton Variety Trials. [...] read moreSource: Mid-Coast IPMPublished on 2019-10-04By Stephen Biles4 months ago