Monthly Archives: June 2018

Sugarcane Aphids Above Threshold in Sorghum

While some sorghum fields in the Mid-Coast of Texas have already been harvested, the remaining fields should be inspected for Sugarcane Aphids (SCA). This week I have seen an increasing number of fields with treatable levels of aphids. Scout fields by walking at least 15-20 rows into the field and looking for honeydew on the plants. Two scouting methods can be followed depending on the threshold you plan on using. Once SCA are found in a field, use one of the following protocols to assess the need for… Read More →

2018 South Texas Crop Tours

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will hold crop tours across South Texas in June.  Below are the dates of these tours. June 5  San Patricio County – 361-364-6234 June 6  Nueces County – 361-767-5223 June 11  Jackson County – 361-782-3312 June 12  DeWitt County – 361-275-0816 June 13  Refugio County – 361-526-4340 June 14  Calhoun County – 361-552-9747 June 18  Fayette County – 979-968-5831 June 19  Victoria County – 361-575-4581 June 21  Colorado County – 979-732-2082