Texas LRGV IPM: More Fleahoppers in Cotton; Sugarcane Aphids Take Off in Sorghum

🕔May 17, 2019General Situation Hot and muggy this week as the LRGV received some rain on Monday and Tuesday and a little on Wednesday. Harlingen, Raymondville and Weslaco areas received anywhere from […]

Arkansas: Conventional Corn Resurgence; Bt Cotton and Bollworms

🕔Feb 15, 2019Beyond the perennial threats of pigweed and plant bugs, many Arkansas growers may face new twists on old adversaries in 2019. Non-GMO corn and borers As conventional corn acres in […]

Virginia Cotton: Variety Choices – Worm and Weed Control Technologies

🕔Jan 30, 2019This week, I continue thinking about cotton varieties, but in a different way than the yield and quality aspects. The other major component to consider for variety selection is related […]

North Carolina Cotton: Late Season Bollworms – Should You Spray?

🕔Aug 28, 2018Another bollworm flight is on and, from the looks of it, there are many more moths in the system than the previous flight. This shouldn’t be surprising, since this insect […]

Texas Plains: Pests Are Present but Mostly Below Thresholds

🕔Aug 28, 2018General Status Measurable rainfall again crisscrossed the region late last week and last weekend dropping moisture for most of us. The latest rounds did not have any damaging weather with […]

Oklahoma Cotton: Look Out for Aphids Sticky Cotton

🕔Aug 23, 2018The past two weeks saw record rainfall for August in SOME parts of the state, however the drought persist in others. Hopefully the falls rains will be more generous and […]

Texas Plains Pests: Increasing or Crashing, Depending on Crop Moisture

🕔Aug 20, 2018General Status Rain showers crisscrossed the region again in the past seven days bringing much needed moisture but unfortunately for several hotspots it came with severe and damaging weather too. […]

West Texas Cotton: Bollworms and Bt Resistance

🕔Aug 10, 2018Nikolas Clarkson is a returning intern for us at the Hale, Swisher, and Floyd IPM Unit with Texas A&M AgriLife. Nik is a senior at Texas Tech nearing the end […]

Tennessee Cotton, Soybeans: Spider Mites and Bollworms

🕔Aug 3, 2018Cotton: Much of our cotton is within 7-10 days of when insect controls can be terminated, and it looks like this cotton may outrun the bollworm moth flight in many areas. Soybean: There […]

Texas Plains: Pest Activity Picking Up with Moisture

🕔Aug 1, 2018General Status The humidity has been up over the past few days and the region has received a widespread rain event. I cannot say the rain was all we were […]

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