Texas West Plains Cotton: Insects Scarce but Keep Scouting

🕔Aug 16, 2019Cotton ranges from 8 nodes above white flower (very late cotton) to O nodes above white flower (blooming out the top). Ideally your cotton would be the latter, because we […]

Alabama Cotton: Insect Management Considerations for the Remainder of 2019

🕔Jul 29, 2019In most seasons, we would be entering the home stretch for cotton insect control by early August. While this may be true for fields planted on time in 2019, it […]

Alabama Cotton: Insect Control for the Rest of 2019

🕔Jul 24, 2019In most seasons, we would be entering the home stretch for cotton insect control by early August. While this may be true for fields planted on time in 2019, it […]

Texas Blacklands IPM: Bollworm Season Arrives; Watch for Stink Bugs

🕔Jul 19, 2019GENERAL Corn is drying down and getting close to harvest with a few fields that could be ready to go by the end of next week. Sorghum that was planted […]

Midsouth Cotton and Soybeans Restored to Transform WG Label

🕔Jul 16, 2019EPA has issued an expanded label for Transform WG insecticide with Isoclast active. Eight new crops, including corn and alfalfa, are on the expanded label, which also restores the previously […]

Texas West Plains Cotton: Keep Watch for Lygus, Stink Bugs, Bollworms

🕔Jul 11, 2019Cotton has generally been growing off much better the past couple of weeks with much warmer temperatures and some occasional rain. The rain this last weekend was a God send […]

Alabama Cotton: Expect a Challenging Month for Insect Pests

🕔Jul 5, 2019July may be a challenging month for insect control in Alabama cotton. Multiple pests will likely have to be dealt with.  These include plant bugs, aphids, spider mites, stink bugs […]

South Carolina Cotton: First, Let’s Talk About Aphids

🕔Jun 28, 2019I am certainly getting plenty of calls about aphids, spider mites and plant bugs. Most folks are not seeing plant bugs at threshold levels but many are asking about aphids […]

Arkansas: Keep an Eye Open for These Insect Pests

🕔Jun 21, 2019Soybean A few people have called this past week about finding 4 or 5 small corn earworms per 25 sweeps in blooming soybeans. In this situation the corn earworm virus […]

Michigan: How Will Wet Spring Impact Insect Pests?

🕔Jun 20, 2019I have been getting many questions (and theories) about the how the wet spring will impact insects. My thoughts are below, divided by insect. First, a plug for the upcoming […]

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