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    • Managing Insect and Mite Pests of Texas Forage Crops 

      Muegge, Mark A.; Robinson, James V. (2002-10-09)
      This publication describes and illustrates common pests of forage crops in Texas. It discusses treatment options and pesticide application techniques as well as specific insecticides labeled to treat specific pests.
    • Managing Insect and Mite Pests of Texas Small Grains 

      Patrick, Carl D.; Knutson, Allen E. (2006-07-05)
      Small grain crops are important for fall and winter livestock grazing. Pests such as small wireworms and cutworms cause significant damage to these crops. Complete information about sampling, economic thresholds, and control ...
    • Managing Insect Pests of Texas Sunflower 

      Patrick, Carl D. (1999-02-15)
      Insect pests are often a major limiting factor in Texas sunflower production. This publication describes the major insect pests infesting the sunflower head, stalk, foliage and roots, and offers suggestions for controlling ...
    • Managing Insects and Mite Pests of Texas Sorghum 

      Cronholm, Gregory B.; Knutson, Allen E.; Parker, Roy D.; Pendleton, Bonnie (2007-06-20)
      This is the complete guide for Texas sorghum growers. It covers an integrated approach to managing insect and mite pests to help growers prevent, diagnose and control damaging infestations. This publication offers suggestions ...
    • Managing Soybean Insects 

      Gouge, Dawn H.; Knutson, Allen E.; Cronholm, Gregory B.; Patrick, Carl D.; Way, M. O. (1999-07-29)
      This publication details integrated pest management principles for managing soybean insects. Topics include variety selection, inspecting fields for insects and damage, soybean insect pests, and insecticide application ...
    • Managing Winter Annual Grasses in South & Southwest Texas 

      Stichler, Charles; Livingston, Stephen (1999-01-19)
      Winter annual pastures in South and Southwest Texas provide high-quality forage for cattle, sheep and goats when native and bermuda grass pastures are dormant. This publication discusses the proper management of winter ...
    • The Multiple Peril Crop Insurance Actual Production History (APH) Insurance Plan 

      Stokes, Kenneth; Barnaby, G. A. Art; Waller, Mark L.; Outlaw, Joe (2008-10-07)
      The Actual Production History insurance plan protects against crop losses from a number of causes. All aspects of this insurance are described, including reporting requirements for the producer.
    • Non-Traditional Soil Additives: Can They Improve Crop Production? 

      McFarland, Mark L.; Stichler, Charles; Lemon, Robert G. (2002-06-26)
      Non-traditional soil additives include soil conditioners such as organic materials and minerals, soil activators that claim to stimulate soil microbes or inoculate soil with new beneficial organisms, and wetting agents ...
    • The Pepper Weevil and Its Management 

      Riley, David; Sparks Jr., Alton N. (1995-10-19)
      The pepper weevil is a severe pest of sweet and hot peppers. The grubs feed inside buds of fruit, and there may be five to eight generations of pepper weevil in a year. This publication contains complete information on ...
    • Perennial Weed Control During Fallow Periods in the Texas High Plains 

      Bean, Brent W.; Keeling, Wayne (1995-08-17)
      A three-phase perennial weed control program is detailed in this publication. It includes a chart with chemical suggestions for controlling specific weeds.
    • Phosphorus--Too Much and Plants May Suffer 

      Provin, Tony; Pitt, John L. (2008-05-09)
      The buildup of phosphorus in lawns, gardens, pastures and croplands can cause plants to grow poorly and even die. This publication explains how to identify problems caused by excessive phosphorus and how to correct those problems.
    • Pink Bollworm Management in Texas 

      Allen, Charles T. (1995-01-12)
      Pink bollworms sometimes cause extensive damage to cotton crops in Texas. This publication describes the life cycle and season-long management of the pink bollworm. Texas Department of Agriculture Regulatory Requirements, ...
    • Pink Hibiscus Mealybug: A New Pest in Texas 

      Bogran, Carlos E.; Ludwig, Scott (2007-09-14)
      The pink hibiscus mealybug is a new pest in Texas that could potentially damage ornamental plants and agricultural crops. This publication explains how to distinguish this pest from other mealybug species and what to do ...
    • Post-Harvest Marketing Alternatives 

      McCorkle, Dean; Welch, Mark (2009-02-04)
      The marketing time frame for crops can be divided into three parts--pre-harvest, harvest and post-harvest. This publication focuses on the more common post-harvest marketing strategies using forward contracts, storage, ...
    • Scale Insects on Ornamental Plants 

      Muegge, Mark A.; Merchant, Michael E. (2000-08-21)
      Scale insects damage landscape plants, shrubs and trees. This publication explains how to control scale insects economically without damaging the environment, including sampling for scale crawlers, using natural enemies ...
    • Seasonality and Its Effects on Crop Markets 

      Tierney Jr., William I.; Waller, Mark L.; Amosson, Stephen H. (1999-07-12)
      Understanding crop seasonality can improve a producer's marketing skills and options. The causes of seasonality and its effects on price changes are discussed.
    • Soil Testing Following Flooding, Overland Flow of Wastewater and other Freshwater Disasters 

      Provin, Tony; Feagley, Sam E.; Pitt, John L.; McFarland, Mark L. (2009-05-26)
      Freshwater flooding can seriously affect soil fertility and the physical and chemical properties of soil. This publication explains how to reclaim flooded soil. Having the soil tested for microbes, pesticides, hydrocarbons ...
    • Suggested Insecticides for Managing Cotton Insects in the High Plains, Rolling Plains and Trans Pecos Areas of Texas--2008 

      Siders, Kerry; Baugh, Brant A.; Sansone, Chris; Kerns, David L. (2008-06-10)
      This bulletin lists suggested insecticides (by brand name) and application rates for controlling cotton pests found in the High Plains, Rolling Plains and Trans Pecos areas of Texas. This publication should be used in ...
    • Suggested Insecticides for Managing Cotton Insects in the Lower Rio Grande Valley - 2008 

      Cattaneo, Manda; Kerns, David L. (2008-04-29)
      This bulletin lists suggested insecticides (by brand name) and application rates for controlling cotton pests found in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas. This publication should be used in conjunction with publiation ...
    • Suggested Insecticides for Managing Cotton Insects in the Southern, Eastern and Blackland Areas of Texas--2008 

      Parker, Roy D.; Knutson, Allen E.; Jungman, M. J.; Biles, Stephen; Kerns, David L. (2008-06-19)
      This publication lists suggested insecticides (by brand name) and application rates for controlling cotton pests found in the Southern, Eastern and Blackland areas of Texas. This publication should be used in conjunction ...