Notice of Intent to Enter Fields & Requirement for Participation in the Boll Weevil Eradication

From: January 6, 2015 at 10:00am

In accordance  with the provisions of the Texas Agriculture Code, Chapter 74, Subchapter D, Sec. 74.117 as amended, the Texas Department of Agriculture and the Texas Boll Weevil Eradication Foundation hereby notify cotton growers  in the Southern Blacklands Boll Weevil Eradication Zone of the schedule to enter fields or premises for the purposes  of carrying  out the boll weevil eradication program in the zone, including mapping of fields, insect monitoring, inspection and treatment functions.

The Foundation will enter fields or premises during reasonable daylight hours for the purposes of mapping,trapping and monitoring for the cotton boll weevil.These activities will be initiated on or about January 6, 2015,and the trapping  and monitoring function  will continue weekly throughout the year.Treatment for the cotton boll weevil with ultralow­ volume malathion or other registered insecticides by air and/or ground equipment will begin on or about January 6, 2015. Inspection and treatment activities will continue during reasonable  daylight hours throughout the year, as indicated by trap captures and crop stage, until there is no hostable cotton in the zone.

The Southern Blacklands Eradication Zone consists of all of Anderson, Brazos, Burleson, Freestone, Grimes, Harris, Houston, Leon, Liberty, Madison, Robertson, Walker, Camp, Wood, Upshur, Marion, Harrison,Gregg, Smith, Cherokee, Rusk, Panola, Shelby, Nacogdoches, San Augustine, Sabine, Angelina, Trinity, San Jacinto, Polk, Tyler, Jasper, Newton, Hardin, Orange, Jefferson, Chambers, Galveston, Washington, Montgomery, Coryell, Mills, Lampasas, San Saba, Llano, Gillespie, Kendall, Blanco,Burnet, Bell, Williamson, Travis, Hays, Comal, Guadalupe, Gonzales, Fayette, Caldwell, Bastrop, Lee, Milam and Falls Counties; that part of Limestone County south of Highway 84 from the McLennan County line east to the Freestone County line; that part of Waller County north of Highway 159 from the Austin County line north and east to Hempstead, then east on Highway 6/290 to the Harris County line; and that part of McLennan County south of Highway 84.

For more information regarding this program, please call the Texas Boll Weevil Er dication Foundation at (866) 778-8023 or (800) 687-1212.

Notice of Requirement for Participation in the Southern Blacklands Zone Boll Weevil Eradication Program


Upcoming Occurrences:

  • No upcoming occurrences in the timeframe specified for this event.

Past Occurrences:

  • No prior occurrences in the timeframe specified for this event.