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Planting Grain Sorghum: II. In-row Spacing

This tip was provided by: Calvin Trostle, Extension Agronomy, Lubbock, 806-746-6101, ctrostle@ag.tamu.edu Statewide Planting Grain Sorghum:  II. In-row Spacing In a previous Sorghum Tip, I discussed row spacing (see http://texassorghum.org/sorghum-tips Feb. 20, 2017).  Now what about spacing of seeds within the row? On this smaller scale of about two to six inches within the row, it may seem that the uniformity …

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Sugarcane Aphid Management Suggestions & Resources

This tip was provided by: Calvin Trostle, Extension Agronomy, Lubbock, 806-746-6101, ctrostle@ag.tamu.edu Texas High Plains Sugarcane Aphid Management Suggestions & Resources This edition of Sorghum Tips deals with SCA management in the Texas High Plains.  The information may also be relevant for the Concho Valley and Rolling Plains, though the information presented here was not developed in those regions.  There …

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Sugarcane Aphid: Update, Outlook, and Early Season Thoughts on Management

This tip was provided by: Robert Bowling, Extension Entomology, Corpus Christi, (316) 946-0329, robert.bowling@ag.tamu.edu South Texas Sugarcane Aphid: Update, Outlook, and Early Season Thoughts on Management Sugarcane aphid is building populations on overwintering hosts from the Lower Rio Grande Valley up through the Coastal Bend of Texas.  Dry conditions and unusually high temperatures in the Valley have allowed farmers to …

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