Texas Cotton, Corn: Bollworms, Bt Resistance, and Field Scouting

🕔Aug 27, 2019Transgenic 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, 2019The 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, 2019Temperatures 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, 2019Cotton 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, 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 […]

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

🕔Feb 12, 2019The 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, 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 […]

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 […]

Texas Panhandle: Bt Corn – What’s Up With All the Corn Earworms?

🕔Jul 26, 2018There 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, 2018Dr. 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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