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Cotton – Midsouth – Bollworms Continue To Vex Bollgard 2 Cotton – AgFax

Cotton – Midsouth – Bollworms Continue To Vex Bollgard 2 Cotton – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Bollworm sprays continue in dual-gene cotton where necessary, and applications are being made in areas in the upper Delta where that’s a rarity.

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Redbanded Stink Bug Concerns – ArkLaMiss Forum Set For August 17

Redbanded Stink Bug Concerns – ArkLaMiss Forum Set For August 17

👤By Angus Catchot, Extension Entomologist, Mississippi State University 🕔Aug 13, 2017

Due to the potential severity of this pest, and the large number of acres being treated and lined up to be treated, we are hosting an ArkLaMiss Emergency Forum on Redbanded stink bug, Thursday, August 17, at the Capps Center in

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AgFax Midsouth Cotton: Wet-Weather Complications Ahead?

AgFax Midsouth Cotton: Wet-Weather Complications Ahead?

🕔Aug 11, 2017

A rainy pattern is in the forecast into next week through much of our coverage area. So far, most people report relatively light levels of target spot and bacterial blight, although wetter weather could favor disease pressure. According to one report

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Mississippi Soybeans: When Can I Quit Treating Redbanded Stink Bug?

Mississippi Soybeans: When Can I Quit Treating Redbanded Stink Bug?

👤By Angus Catchot, Don Cook, and Jeff Gore, Mississippi State University Entomologists 🕔Aug 7, 2017

As we suspected, now that the earliest planted soybeans are winding down on substantial acres and desiccants are being applied, we are seeing Redbanded Stink Bug make a move into later planted soybeans on wider scale. The number one question

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AgFax Midsouth Cotton: Bollworms Still Forcing Applications

AgFax Midsouth Cotton: Bollworms Still Forcing Applications

🕔Aug 3, 2017

Bollworms have slacked off in places but are building in others. In some cotton a third application has either been made or will be soon. They are beginning to turn up slightly more now in the upper Delta. Plant bug pressure varies widely.

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Mississippi Cotton, Soybeans: Heavy Bollworm Numbers; Sprays Issues Likely NOT from Resistance

Mississippi Cotton, Soybeans: Heavy Bollworm Numbers; Sprays Issues Likely NOT from Resistance

👤By Angus Catchot, Jeff Gore, and Don Cook, Mississippi State University Entomologists 🕔Jul 31, 2017

Bollworms have certainly been the hot topic in cotton and later planted soybeans this year. This flight started in some areas the week of July 4th and peaked in the Southern Delta around July 10-15. Since that time it has

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Mississippi Soybeans: Early Planting Helps State’s Crop

Mississippi Soybeans: Early Planting Helps State’s Crop

👤By Bonnie Coblentz, MSU Extension Service 🕔Jul 28, 2017

Most of the state’s soybean crop has a very good yield potential despite some challenges coming late in the season. Trent Irby, soybean specialist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said growers planted more than 60 percent of the

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Cotton – Midsouth – Bollworms Moving North – AgFax

Cotton – Midsouth – Bollworms Moving North – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Jul 28, 2017

Bollworm activity continues in parts of the region. The pressure has declined to some degree in areas where it first cranked up, but eggs, worms and escapes are becoming more apparent in other places.

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Mississippi Cotton: Spider Mites on the Rise – Control Options

Mississippi Cotton: Spider Mites on the Rise – Control Options

👤By Angus Catchot and Jeff Gore, Mississippi State University Entomologists 🕔Jul 21, 2017

Spider mite numbers have been increasing across much of the state over the last several weeks in cotton. There have been a number of fields treated and several fields that have more than one application this year. As conditions remain

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Cotton – Midsouth: Bollworm Control Challenging – More Escapes – AgFax 7-19

Cotton – Midsouth: Bollworm Control Challenging – More Escapes – AgFax 7-19

🕔Jul 21, 2017

Bollworm pressure has built over the last week, with more escapes in dual-gene Bt cotton. Treatments continue. Similar situations are surfacing in parts of the Southeast and in southeastern and central Texas. Control of bollworms has been difficult in places, even with

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