A couple of weeks ago we provided a June 1st update of alleged off-target dicamba issues. At that time, most of the injury was confined to specialty crops, vegetables, and […]
Heavy plant bug populations already are in the cards for parts of the Southeast. And now they’re turning up about 10 days early in other areas.
The rainfall in the past month has kept tarnished plant bugs’ primary wild host, daisy fleabane, fresh and it appears that 2 generations have developed on fleabane. In mid May, […]
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 17, 2018. County Comments Tim Malone, Marion County Parts of the county received some much needed rain. Cotton looks really good, […]
A few fields of Tennessee Valley cotton were planted the week of April 23. These fields began squaring during the week of June 4 and tarnished plant bugs (TPB) were […]
Residual herbicides have browned up some cotton more than might be expected, two of our contacts noted this week. The effect has occurred wtith several herbicides and/or adjuvants.
One veteran entomologist says signs point to a heavy and prolonged plant bug season in parts of the region.
A federal district court in Georgia slapped a preliminary injunction on the 2015 waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule on Friday, suspending the implementation of the rule in […]
Pattern tile drainage is a practice Midwestern producers have long employed on farm operations. Now, some Alabama producers with soggy soils are laying pattern tile in hopes of more manageable […]
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 10, 2018. County Comments Tim Malone, Marion County We had a good week for wheat and hay harvest, but we need […]