Monthly Archives: June 2022

Ag Pesticide Waste Collection Day – June 29

A Pesticide Disposal Event will be held on Wednesday, June 29 at the Victoria County Precinct #4 yard located at 226 Beck Road East just outside of Inez.  The event will run promptly from 8AM – 12PM.  Participants will be able to dispose of their chemicals FREE OF CHARGE and will not have to leave their vehicles. Read More →

Cotton Update 6/24

Cotton fields of the Mid-Coast of Texas have 16-20 nodes and 2-6 NAWF. Low pest pressure could change quickly. Cotton Scouting Clinic – Monday morning. Read More →

Cotton Update 6/15 – Stink bugs

Cotton fields have 15-19 nodes and 4-6 NAWF. Finding increased stink bug feeding this week. Read More →

Cotton Update 6/9/22

Cotton plants in most fields have 14-18 nodes on the plant and 5-7 nodes above white flower (NAWF). Spotty rains fell over the past week but the forecast does not look very promising for additional rainfall. Fortunately, the insect pressure continues to be relatively low but continue to watch for stink bugs and bollworm. For stink bugs, inspect the inside of 1-inch bolls to see if feeding caused warts or stained lint on the inside of the boll. We are in the third and fourth weeks of bloom… Read More →

Cotton Update 6-3-2022

We have received varying amounts of rain across the Mid-Coast over the past week. While some fields received over 5 inches, others got less than a 1/2-inch. Cotton fields range from drought stress to fair. Most fields have 12-15 nodes on the plant and are in the first or second week of bloom and plants have 6 to 9 nodes above white flower. Fruit retention is very good with more than 90% fruit set. Plants are mostly shorter than normal. In cotton fields, we are looking for stink bug… Read More →