Cotton – Midsouth – Residual Herbicide Burn – More Than Usual? -AgFax Midsouth Cotton

🕔Jun 14, 2018Residual 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.

Cotton – Midsouth – Plant Bugs Moving, Bollworms Stage Big, Early Flight – AgFax

🕔Jun 7, 2018Cotton is squaring widely now and plant bugs are finding it. Abnormally large bollworm flight taking shape in parts of region, too.

Cotton – Midsouth – Planting Delays With Last Acres – Soybeans Ahead? – AgFax

🕔May 24, 2018Delays abound. Will Delta farmers buckle down and plant the last acres late? The price of soybeans may influence how long growers will keep cotton seed flowing.

Mississippi Soybeans: Redbanded Stink Bug Numbers Remain Low

🕔May 14, 2018This week we continued ditchbank surveys around the state. There were 9 RBSB found this week.

Mississippi Sorghum: MSU Hybrid Suggestions for 2018

🕔May 10, 2018Grain Sorghum is a warm-season grass crop that is very drought and heat tolerant, compared to many other major crops, making it well-adapted to hot, droughty climates.

Mississippi Cotton: Managing Thrips in 2018

🕔Apr 25, 2018Over the years many have questioned whether the use of a seed treatment is considered IPM because they are used prior to the onset of a problem. In our area, […]

Mississippi Bt Cotton: Bollworm Management – Things to Consider at Planting

🕔Apr 25, 2018As the 2018 cotton season approaches, it is a good time to look back at 2017. From an insect management standpoint, the number one thing that stands out about last […]

Mississippi Soybeans: No Redbanded Stink Bugs Found Overwintering in State

🕔Apr 18, 2018Currently, we have sampled crimson clover as far south as Lucedale, MS, along with sampling in all parts of the state.  As of now we have found zero redbanded stink bugs, […]

Mississippi: Slugs Favor Cool, Wet Weather, and Residue

🕔Apr 10, 2018I have recently received a few call about slugs in corn. I suspect this will increase in more crops as planting continues and they begin to emerge. Slug problems usually […]

Mississippi Soybeans: What Will Cold Temps Mean for Redbanded Stink Bug?

🕔Jan 24, 2018Entomologist across the Mid-South have had numerous questions about how below average temperatures we have encountered this month will impact RBSB populations this year. What we know is RBSB’s are […]

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