Texas Blacklands Cotton: Some Stink Bug Damage, Low Numbers of Bollworms, Aphids Jul 31, 2021

🕔Jul 31, 2021
GENERAL: Cotton in the area is still blooming and setting fruit, but some area cotton fields are quickly approaching cutout. Aphids have returned to some area fields, but currently populations […]

Texas West Plains IPM: Mostly Quiet but Keep Your Eyes Open Jul 31, 2021

🕔Jul 31, 2021
Let me first start with grain sorghum and corn, since it is relatively easy to summarize right now. I have not confirmed sugarcane aphids (SCA) being found on grain sorghum […]

DTN Livestock Close: Markets Feeling the Dog Days of Summer Jul 30, 2021

🕔Jul 30, 2021
Heading into next week’s trade, the cash cattle market hopes to find more support than it did this past week. GENERAL COMMENTS: It was a mixed week for the livestock […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Uncertainty Weakens Prices, Demand Remains Bullish Jul 30, 2021

🕔Jul 30, 2021
Cotton prices surged higher on the week climbing to an even 91 cents before succumbing to Friday’s selloff across all markets: financials, commodities, and equities. Weekly export sales were weak, […]

Mississippi Corn: Why Did Kernels Near the Ear Tip Not Fill? Jul 30, 2021

🕔Jul 30, 2021
Incomplete kernel set is something hard to ignore when you peel back husks to evaluate your corn crop. Often times we wonder why those kernels near the ear tip didn’t […]

Mississippi Corn: Identifying Reproductive Stages, Management Implications Jul 30, 2021

🕔Jul 30, 2021
Corn reproductive stages may comprise nearly 60 days for full-season hybrids grown in Mississippi at normal planting dates depending upon seasonal temperatures. Corn maturation is closely correlated to temperatures and […]

Mississippi Cotton: Bollworm Management in Early Bloom Jul 30, 2021

🕔Jul 30, 2021
There are reports of bollworm eggs starting to show up and in some areas are at or above egg threshold. In a normal year, the bollworm flight generally begins around […]

North Carolina: Identifying Waterhemp, a New Type of Pigweed – Videos Jul 30, 2021

🕔Jul 30, 2021
Waterhemp is a new weed to North Carolina. It looks a lot like the other pigweeds- redroot pigweed and Palmer amaranth. Waterhemp often already has herbicide resistance. This short video […]

North Carolina Corn: Reducing Aflatoxin Levels – Video Jul 30, 2021

🕔Jul 30, 2021
Aflatoxins are a type of mycotoxin that is produced by Aspergillus flavus which has a worldwide impact on human and animal health. They are particularly dangerous to animals because their […]

Alabama Cotton: Scouting and Controlling Stink Bugs – Videos Jul 30, 2021

🕔Jul 30, 2021
Stinkbugs are among our most damaging cotton pests. Growers need to be scouting for them and other pests, such as the clouded plant bug, as cotton is in bloom. Alabama […]

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