Cotton farmers from across South Carolina will gather Dec. 12 for updates in the battle against their arch enemy. The South Carolina Boll Weevil Eradication Foundation will hold its annual […]
A UF/IFAS EDIS fact sheet is now available entitled “Insect and Mite Integrated Pest Management in Florida Cotton” by Joe Funderburk, Nicole Casuso, Norman Leppla, and Michael Donahue. The guide […]
Brazilian scientists have successfully inserted a Bt protein into cotton plants to target and kill the cotton boll weevil (CBW). The boll weevil was a major cotton pest in the […]
As Rio Grande Valley farmers prepare to plant seeds in the coming weeks for this year’s row crops, many are scratching their heads over what to plant, according to Brad […]
Dr. D.D. “Dick” Hardee, a legend in cotton growing circles for his leadership in the development of the boll weevil pheromone trap, died this week at 77 in Greenville, Mississippi. […]
Not all insect pests are equally affected by weather. Some are very tolerant of the cold while others take a hit during a hard winter.
Temperatures have been extremely hot with each day over 100 F as cotton harvesting is in full swing. Currently many dry land cotton fields in Willacy and Cameron counties have […]
Markets/Trade Tarisai Mandizha reports for Zimbabwe’s News Day that Zimbabwe cotton farmers are struggling as they are forced to hold onto their crop due to the country’s Agricultural Marketing Authority […]
Not all insect pests are equally affected by cold weather. Some are very tolerant while others take a hit during a hard winter.