Texas Blacklands Cotton: Some Stink Bug Damage, Low Numbers of Bollworms, Aphids Jul 31, 2021

🕔Jul 31, 2021
GENERAL: Cotton in the area is still blooming and setting fruit, but some area cotton fields are quickly approaching cutout. Aphids have returned to some area fields, but currently populations […]

Texas West Plains IPM: Mostly Quiet but Keep Your Eyes Open Jul 31, 2021

🕔Jul 31, 2021
Let me first start with grain sorghum and corn, since it is relatively easy to summarize right now. I have not confirmed sugarcane aphids (SCA) being found on grain sorghum […]

Mississippi Cotton: Bollworm Management in Early Bloom Jul 30, 2021

🕔Jul 30, 2021
There are reports of bollworm eggs starting to show up and in some areas are at or above egg threshold. In a normal year, the bollworm flight generally begins around […]

North Carolina Cotton: Additional Threshold for Bollworm Added Jul 29, 2021

🕔Jul 29, 2021
NC State Extension has two thresholds for bollworm, depending on the type of cotton planted: Bollgard II, TwinLink, WideStrike: 25 total eggs on 100 leaves or fruiting structures (search throughout […]

Texas Blacklands Cotton: Insects Quiet but Keep Scouting Jul 19, 2021

🕔Jul 19, 2021
GENERAL Cotton across the area have developed nicely over the last two weeks with all the fields I am checking in the bloom stage. The recent rains over the July […]

Texas Blacklands Cotton: Pest Activity Remains High Jul 7, 2021

🕔Jul 7, 2021
GENERAL Cotton fields are progressing nicely, and have a good square set especially for being in waterlogged soils for almost the entire month of May. I did start picking up […]

Tennessee: Cotton Focus – Dealing with Thrips and Bollworms – Videos Feb 12, 2021

🕔Feb 12, 2021
To kick off the 2021 Cotton Focus Video Series, we are extremely grateful to have two videos from Dr. Scott Stewart- one discussing updates on thrips and one discussing updates […]

West Texas Cotton: Why Did We Have Fewer Bollworms This Year? Sep 8, 2020

🕔Sep 8, 2020
Dr. Suhas Vyavhare and I are conducting a very detailed experiment this year on some aspects of Bt corn. Part of the experiment involves putting 120 emergence cages on the […]

North Carolina Cotton: Should You Stop Treating for Insects? Aug 26, 2020

🕔Aug 26, 2020
Should I treat this cotton for bollworm eggs, plant bugs or stink bugs? This is a question I have been getting a lot this year with all our delayed and […]

Tennessee Soybeans: In Late Fields, Don’t Make Matters Worse Aug 24, 2020

🕔Aug 24, 2020
Listen to audio version. We’re seeing various caterpillars but not in high numbers. I’m not finding a high number of loopers yet, but keep an eye out because people to […]

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