The mission of the Cotton Stalk Destruction program is to suppress boll weevil and pink bollworm populations in Texas.
How should I destroy the cotton stalks?
depends on pest management zone.
What pest management zone am I in?
Click here to find your pest management zone.
What do I do if I haven’t harvested my cotton and the destruction date for my pest management zone is coming up?
CLICK HERE to file for a Deadline Extension ONLINE (PREFERRED METHOD)
or to download a Traditional “Paper” Form
. DO NOT file a traditional paper request form if you file a request online
. You can submit a request up to the applicable pest management zone's stalk destruction deadline or extended deadline. This does not
guarantee an extension.
RECEIVE EMAIL NOTIFICATIONS
. Would you like to receive email notifications of Blanket Extensions
of the Destruction Deadline for your Pest Management Zone, as well as other selected cotton-related notifications
from TDA? Send
an email to Robert.Crocker@TexasAgriculture.gov
, Email Address
, Pest Management Zone
(if you know it) and the name of the county
or counties where you produce cotton. Please be sure to let us know if your email address changes.