The heaviest bollworm egg lay in several years has progressed through a significant portion of the region.
Bollworms have blown up on a wide basis and plant bugs remain active in parts of the region.
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This is a late crop and certain pests are taking their time about coming to the table...at least for the moment.
Persistent rain in parts of the Midsouth is complicating application timing and raising concerns about wash-offs.
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Aphids, plant bugs and spider mites are all turning up in cotton. No huge infestations are turning up, but applications have been necessary in places.
A stretch of mostly dry weather has settled over the region and is helping bring along the crop. People do hope it doesn't remain too dry for too long.
A dry spell is in the forecast for up to 10 days. Among other things, that probably will trigger more pest pressure. The loss of dicamba registrations further complicates the season.
Planting date will be the biggest factor in determining how many insecticide applications will be required.