by Kay Ledbetter, Texas A&M AgriLife Communications AMARILLO – Like the popup showers that have dotted the state, the sugarcane aphid is starting to show up all over the South Plains and Panhandle, said Dr. Ed Bynum, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologist in Amarillo. “We’ve had reports in the past few days that sugarcane… Read More →
National pest control pros scurry to Texas Rodent Academy
by Gabe Saldana, Texas A&M AgriLife Communications DALLAS — Pest control professionals from companies in Utah, Georgia, New York and across Texas converged in Dallas for three days to train alongside Texas A&M AgriLife Extension entomologists on controlling rodent infestations. “We were especially pleased to get Dr. Bobby Corrigan, one of the top rodentologists in… Read More →
Sugarcane aphids have arrived in the High Plains
by Kay Ledbetter, Texas A&M AgriLife Communications AMARILLO – Sugarcane aphid populations are exploding in grain sorghum fields across the Texas High Plains, warns a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist in Amarillo. Dr. Ed Bynum, AgriLife Extension entomologist, said the sugarcane aphid populations in the South Plains have reached economic thresholds. Infestations in the… Read More →
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