Texas Cotton: Management Tips for Aphids Aug 26, 2019

🕔Aug 26, 2019Cotton aphids have been more common than normal this season in the Southern High Plains region. Aphids are present in more or less numbers in almost every cotton field. They […]

Texas West Plains Cotton: Keep Watching for Aphids Aug 23, 2019

🕔Aug 23, 2019For some, August has brought some rain showers which have helped. While others have received nary a drop. So, this patchwork of wet and dry has made it difficult to […]

Texas Plains Pests: Migratory Bollworms Remain an Uncertainty Aug 20, 2019

🕔Aug 20, 2019General Status Very little has changed over the past week in weather or pest status with crops, mites, and aphids only getting ‘hotter.’ A change in the weather during crunch […]

Texas West Plains Cotton: Scout Conventional Fields for Bollworms Aug 8, 2019

🕔Aug 8, 2019Area producers need to be scouting conventional cotton for bollworms! This week (August 5-8) the scouts and I have been finding cotton bollworms at or above threshold in conventional cotton. […]

South Carolina: Mostly Waiting On Insects Jul 12, 2019

🕔Jul 12, 2019The fungus that kills cotton aphids has been reported in southern latitudes, and I have seen and heard of some locally, so aphids should be feeling the wrath of that […]

Georgia: Cotton Aphid Management- We Need the Fungus! Jul 3, 2019

🕔Jul 3, 2019Cotton aphid is a fairly consistent and predictable pest of cotton in Georgia. Aphids will typically build to moderate to high numbers and eventually crash due to a naturally occurring […]

Texas Blacklands: Fleahoppers in Cotton, Start Scouting for Sugarcane Aphids Jun 18, 2019

🕔Jun 18, 2019GENERAL Wheat harvest wraps up for a lot of farms last week, and yields reports have been average to higher, but bushel weights and quality took a hit after all […]

Texas LRGV: Cotton Blooming; Sugarcane Aphid in Grain Sorghum May 31, 2019

🕔May 31, 2019It’s been very hot, dry and windy (at times) across the Lower Rio Grande Valley. Temperatures have been in the high 90s and at night anywhere from 78F to 80F. […]

Texas Mid-Coast Cotton: 3 Early Season Pests – Thrips, Fleahoppers, Aphids May 10, 2019

🕔May 10, 2019The oldest cotton in the Mid-Coast is squaring and the youngest is just emerging from the ground.  Pest management in early season is primarily focused on two or three insect […]

Texas LRGV Cotton, Sorghum: Aphids Attracting Ladybugs Apr 5, 2019

🕔Apr 5, 2019At the start of this week we were rained out across the Valley. Many areas including Donna, Pharr, Edinburg, Weslaco, Mercedes, La Villa, and others received 1.5 to 2 inches […]

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