Texas Cotton, Corn: Bollworms, Bt Resistance, and Field Scouting Aug 27, 2019

🕔Aug 27, 2019
Transgenic crops are an ever-evolving technology dealing with pests in the corn, cotton and sorghum fields in Hale and Swisher counties of Texas. Farmers began relying upon these technologies in […]

North Carolina Cotton: Should You Spray Newer Traits For Resistance Management? Jul 30, 2019

🕔Jul 30, 2019
The short answer is no way! The following are data and logic to support this position. First, we have replicated trials in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia over multiple […]

Texas LRGV Crops: Some Cotton Near Bloom, Keep an Eye on Resistance May 10, 2019

🕔May 10, 2019
Temperatures in the lower Rio Grand Valley were in the low to mid 90s but felt much hotter with the heat index. Many growers were seen cultivating, irrigating, and applying […]

Texas: Bollworm Resistance to Bt Crops – What to Do? Mar 19, 2019

🕔Mar 19, 2019
Cotton and corn are major cash crops in Texas with a market value of over 3 million dollars combined in 2016. With this much money at stake, producers are looking […]

Arkansas: Conventional Corn Resurgence; Bt Cotton and Bollworms Feb 15, 2019

🕔Feb 15, 2019
Beyond 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 […]

Texas: Concho Valley Cotton Conference, Growers Association Meeting, San Angelo, Feb. 26 Feb 12, 2019

🕔Feb 12, 2019
The 2019 Concho Valley Cotton Conference and the Southern Rolling Plains Cotton Growers Association annual meeting will be held Feb. 26 at McNease Convention Center, 501 Rio Concho Drive, San […]

Virginia Cotton: Variety Choices – Worm and Weed Control Technologies Jan 30, 2019

🕔Jan 30, 2019
This 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 […]

West Texas Cotton: Bollworms and Bt Resistance Aug 10, 2018

🕔Aug 10, 2018
Nikolas 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 […]

Texas Panhandle: Bt Corn – What’s Up With All the Corn Earworms? Jul 26, 2018

🕔Jul 26, 2018
There are large numbers of corn earworm larvae in Bt corn ears in the Texas Panhandle, and some people are spraying in an attempt to control them. The first question […]

Mississippi Cotton, Soybeans: Bollworm Egg-Lay on the Rise Again – Podcast Jul 25, 2018

🕔Jul 25, 2018
Dr. Bobby Golden, Extension rice and soil fertility agronomist, hosts MSU entomologists Dr. Angus Catchot, Dr. Don Cook and Dr. Jeff Gore to further discuss management of bollworms in cotton […]

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