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Bailey, Parmer IPM Hale, Swisher IPM Terry, Yoakum IPM Gaines IPM Dawson, Lynn IPM El Paso IPM St. Lawrence IPM Rolling Plains - North IPM Rolling Plains - South IPM Upper Coast IPM Middle Coast - IPM Lower Rio Grande Valley IPM Hockley, Cochren, Lamb IPM Crosby, Lubbock IPM Hill, McLennan IPM

 

 

 

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Note: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Agents - IPM are employees of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, a part of the Texas A&M University System.


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Blacklands, Counties

Area covered: Hill, McLennan Counties

Contact Information:
Xandra Morris, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Agent - IPM
PO Box 318
Hillsboro, Texas 76645
Physical Location: Courthouse Annex, 126 South Covington Street, Hillsboro 76645
Telphone: 254-582-4022
Fax: 254-582-4021
Email: Xandra.Morris@ag.tamu.edu
Web Site: Hill County: http://hill.agrilife.org/
WebSite: McLennan County: http://mclennan.agrilife.org/
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Coastal Bend - Upper

Area covered: Wharton, Matagorda, Jackson Counties

Contact Information:
Kate Harrell, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Agent - IPM
315 East Milam Street
Wharton, Texas 77488
Physical Location: 315 East Milam Street, Wharton 77488
Telephone: 979-532-8040
Fax: 979-532-8863
Email: kate.harrell@ag.tamu.edu
Web Site: Wharton County: http://wharton.agrilife.org/
Web Site: Matagorda County: http://matagorda.agrilife.org/
Web Site: Jackson County: http://jackson.agrilife.org/
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Sephen Biles

Coastal Bend - Middle

Area covered: Calhoun, Victoria Counties

Contact Information:
Stephen Biles, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Agent - IPM
186 County Road 101, Suite 1
Port Lavaca 77979
Physical Location: 186 County Road 101, Suite 1, Port Lavaca 77979
Telephone: 361-552-9748
Fax: 361-552-6727
Email: stephen.biles@ag.tamu.edu
Web Site: Calhoun County: http://calhoun.agrilife.org/
Web Site: Victoria County: http://victoria.agrilife.org/
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Expertise:

  • ween managemetn in cotton
  • insecticide evaluations on cotton pests
  • cotton variety trials and harvest aides
  • biological control of weeds

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El Paso Valley

Area covered: El Paso, Hudspeth Counties

Contact Information:
Vacant, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Agent - IPM
Ysleta Annex
9521 Socorro Rd, Suite A2 Box 2
El Paso 79927
Physical Location: Ysleta Annex, 9521 Socorro Rd, Suite A2, Box 2, El Paso 79927
Telephone: 915-860-2515
Fax: 915-860-2536
Email:
Web Site: El Paso County: http://elp.tamu.edu/
Web Stie: Hudspeth County: http://hudspeth.agrilife.org/
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Expertise:

  • pecan pest management
  • lygus on cotton
  • cotton variety trials

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John David Gonzales

High Plains - Bailey, Parmer

Area covered: Bailey, Parmer Counties

Contact Information:
John David Gonzales, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Agent - IPM
118 W Avenue C
Muleshoe, Texas 79347
Physical Location: 118 W Avenue C, Muleshoe 79347
Telephone: 806-272-4584
Fax: 806-272-4583
Email: JohnDavid.Gonzales@ag.tamu.edu

Web Site: Bailey County: http://bailey.agrilife.org/
Web Site: Parmer County: http://parmer.agrilife.org/
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Expertise:

  • cotton fertility
  • weed control in beans, peas and cotton
  • plant growth regulators in cotton
  • plant compensation for early injury
  • pyrethroid resistance

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Kerry Siders

High Plains - Cochran, Hockley, Lamb Counties

Area covered: Cochran, Hockley and Lamb Counties

Contact Information:
Kerry Siders, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Agent - IPM
1212 Houston Street Suite 2
Levelland, Texas 79336
Physical Location: 1212 Houston Street, Suite 2, Levelland 79336
Telephone: 806-894-3150
Fax: 806-897-3104
Email: kerry.siders@ag.tamu.edu
Web Site: Cocharn County http://cochran.agrilife.org/
Web Site: Hockley County: http://hockley.agrilife.org/
Web Site: Lamb County: http://lamb.agrilife.org/
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Expertise:

  • cotton fertility and weed managemetn
  • percision agriculture applications
  • herbicide resistance in weeds
  • host plant resistance to cotton nematodes
  • disease management in peanuts
  • subsurface drip irrigation
  • weed surveys
  • cotton root knot nematode survey
  • growth regulators and harvest aides in cotton
  • bollworm resistance to pyrethroids

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Tommy Doederlein

High Plains - Dawson, Lynn Counties

Area covered: Dawson, Lynn Counties

Contact Information:
Tommy Doederlein, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Agent - IPM
PO Box 1268
Lamesa, Texas 79331
Physical Location: 400 South First, Lamesa 79331
Telephone: 806-872-5978
Fax: 806-872-5606
Email: tommy.doederlein@ag.tamu.edu
Web Site: Dawson County: http://dawson.agrilife.org/
Web Site: Lynn County: http://lynn.agrilife.org/
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Expertise:

  • COTMAN expert system
  • irrigation termination
  • cotton variety trials
  • pesticides and application equipment on cotton
  • cotton fertility, seedling rates and planting patterns

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High Plains - Hale, Swisher

Area covered: Hale, Swisher Counties

Contact Information:
Blayne Reed, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Agent - IPM Emeritus
225 Broadway Street, Suite 6
Plainview, Texas 79072
Physical Location: 225 Broadway Street, Suite 6, Plainview 79072
Telephone: 806-291-5274
Fax: 806-291-5266
Email: blayne.reed@ag.tamu.edu

Web Site: Hale County: http://hale-tx.tamu.edu/
Web Site: Swisher County: http://swisher.agrilife.org/
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Expertise:

  • southwestern corn borer trials
  • western corn rootworm genetics
  • resistance monitoring
  • southwestern corn borer decision aids
  • spider mite survey on sorghum
  • sampling methods for plant bugs
  • refugia for transgenic corn

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High Plains - Crosby, Lubbock

Area covered: Crosby, Lubbock Counties

Contact Information:
Position Vacant
PO Box 10536
Lubbock, Texas 79401
Physical Location:916 Main Street, Suite 201, Lubbock 79401
Telephone: 806-775-1680
Fax: 806-775-1658
Email:
katelyn.kowles@ag.tamu.edu
Web Site: Lubbock County http://lubbock.agrilife.org/
Web Site: Crosby County http://crosby.agrilife.org/
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High Plains - Gaines, Terry, Yoakum Counties

Area covered: Gaines, Terry, Yoakum Counties

Contact Information:
Vacant, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Agent - IPM
309 South 5th Street
Brownfield, Texas 79316
Physical Location: 209 South 5th Street, Brownfield 79316
Telephone: 806-637-8792
Fax: 806-637-2588
Email: tyler.mays@ag.tamu.edu
Web Site: Gaines County: http://gaines.agrilife.org/
Web Site: Terry County: http://terry.agrilife.org/
Web Site: Yoakum County: http://yoakum.agrilife.org/
Blog: http://agrilife.org/yoakumterryipm/

Expertise:

  • insecticide trial in peanuts
  • pink bollworm management
  • lygus on cotton
  • PGRs and harvest aides on cotton
  • cotton variety trial
  • peanut row spacing, seedlling rates and inoculation

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Lower Rio Grande Valley

Area covered: Cameron, Hidalgo, Willacy Counties

Contact Information:
Danielle Sekula, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Agent - IPM
2401 East Highway 83
Weslaco, Texas 78596-8334
Physical Location: 2401 East Highway 83, Weslaco 78596-8344
Telephone: 956-968-5581
Fax: 956-969-5639
Email: Danielle.Sekula@ag.tamu.edu

Web Site: Cameron County: http://cameron.agrilife.org/
Web Site: Hidalgo County: http://hidalgo.agrilife.org/
Web Site: Willacy County: http://willacy.agrilife.org/
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Rolling Plains - South

Area covered: Tom Green, Runnels Counties

Contact Information:
Joel Webb, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Agent - IPM
613 Hutchins Ave Ste 302
Ballinger, Texas 76821-5735
Physical Location: 613 Hutchins Ave, Ste 302, Ballinger 76821-5735
Telephone: 325-365-5212
Fax: 325-365-5932
Email: cjwebb@ag.tamu.edu
Web Site: Tom Green County: http://tomgreen.agrilife.org/
Web Site: Runnels County: http://runnels.agrilife.org/
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Expertise:

  • field crop production and systems
  • research techniques
  • vegetable production

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St. Lawrence

Area covered: Glasscock, Reagan, Upton

Contact Information:
Position Vacant
PO Box 237
Garden City, Texas 79739
Physical Location: 117 South Myrl St,, Garden City 79739
Telephone: 432-354-2477
Fax: 432-354-2544
Email: breasterling@ag.tamu.edu
Web Site: Glasscock County: http://glasscock.agrilife.org/
Web Site: Reagan County: http://reagan.agrilife.org/
Web Site: Upton County: http://upton.agrilife.org/
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Expertise:

  • phosphorus fertility in drip irrigated cotton
  • soil salinity management
  • cotton variety trials
  • conservation tilage
  • irrigation termination (drip)
  • perennial weed control
  • foliar fertilizers, harvest aides and PGRs

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