Alabama Cotton: Ins and Outs of Predicting Thrips Apr 28, 2020

🕔Apr 28, 2020
When managing thrips in cotton, prevention is one of the first lines of defense in an integrated pest management program. Prevention is an easy, cost-effective form of pest management. Tools, […]

Alabama Cotton: Blue Disease Present – Scout Closely, Submit Samples Jul 17, 2019

🕔Jul 17, 2019
Extension professionals have already confirmed the presence of Cotton leafroll dwarf virus (CLRDV)—the causal agent of cotton blue disease — on multiple research substations across Alabama. The aphid-transmitted disease has […]

Alabama: Cotton Blue Disease – A Concern for Growers Going Into 2019 Crop Apr 12, 2019

🕔Apr 12, 2019
With an estimated farm gate income of $325 million and yield of 899 pounds lint per acre on 470,000 acres in 2018, cotton is Alabama’s most economically important agronomic crop. […]

Alabama: Dr. Ron Smith Receives Cotton Award Jan 25, 2018

🕔Jan 25, 2018
Dr. Ron Smith, an Alabama Cooperative Extension System entomologist, was recognized at the 2018 Beltwide Cotton Conference for his outstanding contributions to the cotton industry through integrated pest management (IPM). Awarded since […]

Alabama: Scout Late-Soybeans for Loopers, Whiteflies a Threat to Cotton Aug 30, 2017

🕔Aug 30, 2017
During the 3rd week of August cotton bollworm (CBW) moth trap catch numbers increased significantly over the previous week in Baldwin and Escambia Counties and declined in Autauga and Limestone […]

Alabama Cotton, Soybeans: Moth Numbers Still on the Rise, Scouting Fields Important Before Spraying Aug 11, 2017

🕔Aug 11, 2017
Cotton bollworm (CBW) moth trap catches increased from the last week of July to the first week of August at the 4 sites available for comparison. However, CBW trap catches […]

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