Tennessee: Bt Cotton – Limitations Against Bollworms

🕔Mar 5, 2018Most everyone is aware that bollworms are not as susceptible as they once were to several Bt toxins present in cotton.

Louisiana: Pesticide Resistance Highlighted at Field Day

🕔Feb 15, 2018More than 100 agricultural producers heard from LSU AgCenter experts on how to manage for herbicide, insecticide and fungicide resistance at the Northeast Louisiana Crops Forum held Feb. 8 at […]

Alabama: Crop Insect Pests Will Live On After Cold Weather

🕔Jan 30, 2018Like most pests plaguing the home, many crop insect pests will survive the frigid winter weather. Dr. Ron Smith, an Alabama Cooperative Extension System entomologist, said Alabama has experienced cold winters down […]

Texas Cotton: Why Were Bollworms Such a Problem This Year?

🕔Nov 29, 2017It is no secret that weeds have been the problem of note that local producers have been focusing control efforts upon during recent growing seasons, particularly in cotton.  That made it […]

Texas Corn, Cotton: Southern Bt Crops – Getting Boxed In

🕔Oct 27, 2017Insects have developed resistance to the older Bt toxins in cotton and corn on a local or regional scale. A quick look at the situation in the southern U.S.A. finds […]

Texas Plains: Cotton Needs More Heat Units, Sorghum Still at Risk from Sugarcane Aphids

🕔Oct 19, 2017General Status For the past few weeks or so we had been socked in with moisture and cool temperatures, only to finally come out of the pattern into frosty and […]

Texas: Fall Continuing Education Unit Conference, Corpus Christi, Oct. 19

🕔Oct 10, 2017A Fall Continuing Education Unit Conference will be held Oct. 19 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 10345 Texas Highway 44 in Corpus Christi. The program will […]

Texas Plains: Ideal Weather for Cotton Development, Sugarcane Aphids Still in Late Sorghum

🕔Sep 18, 2017General Situation The weather has been just what the doctor ordered for cotton this past week. Heat units are pilling in and the generally ‘late’ or ‘rank’ cotton is responding […]

Texas Plains: Heavy Insect Pressure in Late-Planted Grains; High Bollworm Numbers in Cotton

🕔Sep 8, 2017General Status I would love to say the pest pressure is winding down as we slip toward fall. The problem is, the pest pressure isn’t really winding down at all […]

West Texas Cotton: Scouting for Bollworms – Video

🕔Sep 5, 2017We are also still finding bollworms in our area cotton, with several fields reaching economic levels, especially in any non-Bt cotton.  Unfortunately, bollworms are notoriously hard to scout for.  Checkout […]

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