South Carolina Cotton: Aphids on the Rise, Look Out for Spider Mites Jun 29, 2021

🕔Jun 29, 2021
We are leaving thrips in the rear-view mirror and dealing with aphids, spider mites, and plant bugs head-on. As the crop starts to set squares, we will observe increasing populations […]

South Carolina Cotton: Time to Scout for Plant Bugs Jun 23, 2021

🕔Jun 23, 2021
As some of our crop is now squaring and growing rapidly, we will start to see populations of plant bugs increase. Plant bugs will include several species, such as the […]

Louisiana Cotton: Plant Bug Identification, Control Jun 23, 2021

🕔Jun 23, 2021
With Louisiana experiencing warm days and adequate moisture, much of the cotton has grown out of the thrips susceptibility stage (1-4 leaf cotton) and is beginning to put on squares. […]

Alabama Cotton: Be on Lookout for Bollworms, Stink Bugs, Plant Bugs Jul 21, 2020

🕔Jul 21, 2020
Bollworm Flight is On in South and Central AL We have been monitoring bollworm (corn earworm) moth traps in various locations across the state this summer. Last week (July 10-17) moth counts […]

South Carolina Cotton, Soybeans: Scout Fields for Plant Bugs, Kudzu Bugs, and Alfalfa Hoppers Jun 14, 2017

🕔Jun 14, 2017
Andrew Warner, county agent in Hampton County, observed some kudzu bugs in soybeans this week. As I mentioned last week, the fungus Beauveria bassiana has greatly reduced numbers of kudzu […]

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