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Grain Sorghum Hybrid Thresholds to Sugarcane Aphid—No Hybrid Specificity

This tip was provided by: Calvin Trostle, Extension Agronomy, Lubbock, 806-746-6101, ctrostle@ag.tamu.edu Statewide Grain Sorghum Hybrid Thresholds to Sugarcane Aphid—No Hybrid Specificity In the Feb. 23 issue of TGSA’s “Sorghum Insider” Texas A&M AgriLife Extension entomologists discussed potential options for varying the aphid count on specific hybrids to determine control thresholds. This included raising the threshold to as high as 200 …

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Early Postemergence Herbicide Options for Grass Control in Grain Sorghum

This tip was provided by:   Ron Schnell, Cropping Systems – Statewide, College Station, ronschnell@tamu.edu Statewide Early Postemergence Herbicide Options for Grass Control in Grain Sorghum Early competition from broadleaf and grass weeds in grain sorghum can result in yield loss. Use of burndown and soil active herbicides applied before planting or before sorghum emergence is critical for early season weed management. …

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