TPWD picture of giant salvinia courtesy Larry D. Hodge

Source: AgriLife Today | Sept. 25, 2020

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) confirmed the resurgence of giant salvinia on Lake Athens and … Read More

Growing conditions during the 2020 hay season were not ideal for most producers in East and Central Texas. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Adam Russell)

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When rain comes back to Central and East Texas, fall army worm infestations may develop (or already have) in pastures and hayfields. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension’s ForageFax provides a link to a fact on management of fall armyworms in pastures and hay and a list of labeled insecticides. … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | Aug. 20, 2020

A Texas A&M University graduate student received a research grant to better identify, understand and ultimately mitigate fall armyworm populations in Texas and the Central U.S.

Ashley Tessnow, a doctoral candidate … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | Aug. 12, 2020

Rats thrive around households in almost any condition, but a few simple steps can help homeowners avoid contact, infestation and infection from one of the many diseases they might carry.

That … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | Aug. 10, 2020

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts want Texans to be aware of a large rise in mosquitoes testing positive for West Nile virus, especially in Dallas and Tarrant counties…. Read More

Source: Oklahoma State University | Aug. 5, 2020

They look rather prehistoric, and they can make a pretty good smudge mark on a vehicle’s windshield. And oh boy, can they jump and eat.

Fortunately, of the more than … Read More

Source: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department | July 31, 2020

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) has upgraded O.H. Ivie Lake near San Angelo and Grapevine Lake located in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, to fully “infested” with invasive … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | July 16, 2020

Texas A&M AgriLife Research entomologists have seen an increase in kissing bugs collected in multiple regions of the state this year. The insects carry a parasite that can cause potentially fatal Chagas disease … Read More

Dr. Justin Talley, Oklahoma State University professor and entomologist, has information on horn flies and how now is the time to treat livestock.