Texas LRGV: Aphids Active, Be Aware of Volunteer Cotton in Replanted Fields Apr 30, 2021

🕔Apr 30, 2021
General Situation This week we had temperatures in the low 90s during the day and 70s at night for the LRGV. Very windy majority of the week with wind gusts […]

Texas LRGV IPM: Heavy Thrips in Cotton, Otherwise Mostly Clean Apr 12, 2021

🕔Apr 12, 2021
General Situation Another windy week in the LRGV with wind gusts of 15 to 30 mph. We had one day, yesterday (Thursday) with minimal to no winds. It has been […]

South Carolina Cotton: Boll Weevil Eradication Meeting, Darlington, Dec. 17 Dec 4, 2019

🕔Dec 4, 2019
South Carolina cotton farmers will gather Tuesday, Dec. 17, for updates on the Boll Weevil Eradication Program in South Carolina. The annual meeting at Clemson University’s Pee Dee Research and […]

Arkansas Cotton, Rice, Soy: Insecticide Seed Treatment Options Apr 4, 2019

🕔Apr 4, 2019
Cotton Stalk destruction deadline is April 15!! Driving around the Delta we’ve seen several fields where cotton stalks are still standing. The deadline for stalk destruction is April 15. This […]

Tennessee Cotton: Boll Weevil Referendum Coming Up – Podcast Mar 8, 2019

🕔Mar 8, 2019
The Boll Weevil referendum is March 11-22. Dr. Scott Stewart provides more details in this week’s Call of the Week.

Texas Boll Weevil Eradication Pioneer Retires Feb 8, 2019

🕔Feb 8, 2019
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologist Dr. Charles Allen retired last week after three decades of service to the agency. Allen, a professor and associate head of Texas A&M’s entomology […]

Texas Cotton: Figuring Out Herbicidal Stalk Destruction With New Seed Technologies Nov 8, 2018

🕔Nov 8, 2018
With newer herbicide-resistant cotton varieties, accepted stalk management programs are no longer an option in certain cases because the plants carry resistance to those herbicides.

Cooperative Extension Challenges: Funding and Remaining Relevant Aug 24, 2018

🕔Aug 24, 2018
Farm bill authorizations for the Cooperative Extension Service and agricultural research get less political attention, but are the bedrock of U.S. agriculture beginning in the 1890s.    Concerns about agricultural […]

South Carolina Cotton: Annual Boll Weevil Meeting, Florence, Dec. 12 Dec 6, 2017

🕔Dec 6, 2017
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 […]

Florida Cotton: New Insect and Mite Control Guide Available Sep 8, 2017

🕔Sep 8, 2017
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 […]

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