Weather for Lubbock, TX

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Lubbock Scout School May 25

Lubbock Scout School has been scheduled for May 25 this year at the Texas A&M Agrilife Research and Extension Center. It is open to anyone who wants to learn the basics of scouting crops on the High Plains - primarily cotton, corn, sorghum, and peanuts. This half-day course is great for crop consultants, farmers and their workers, county extension agents and their interns, and anyone in the agricultural industry that wants to learn more about field scouting.

When: Thursday May 25, 8:00am - 12:00pm
Where: Texas A&M Agrilife Research and Extension Center, 1102 E FM 1294 Lubbock, TX 79403
3 CEUs will be offered
Contact Rae Cox at 806-746-6101 for more information or to RSVP by May 23.

Agenda can be found here.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Dryland Wheat Variety Tour Monday May 8 in Lubbock

A brief walking tour of the 2016-2017 Lubbock Uniform Dryland Wheat Variety Trial, conducted by Texas A&M Agrilife Research and Extension, will be held from 8:30-9:15am on Monday May 8th. This variety test is located on the Eddie Griffis Farm approximately 0.5 mi East of the Texas A&M Agrilife Research and Extension Center at Lubbock on the south side of FM1294.

This replicated uniform trial contains 40 entries (varieties) of wheat that are being tested across several locations in Texas. Participants at the meeting will have the opportunity to ask questions regarding the variety selections as well as wheat management decisions. For more information, contact the Lubbock County Extension Office at 806-775-1740 or Dr. Calvin Trostle, Extension Agronomist, at 806-746-6101.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Transform Receives Emergency Exemption for Lygus in Cotton

Transform has received a Section 18 Emergency Exemption for control of plant bugs in cotton. The label is effective April 28, 2017 through October 31, 2017 and includes most Texas counties (Lubbock and Crosby counties are included). 

Transform's label rate for plant bugs is 1.5-2.25 oz/acre. Always follow the label when applying.