South Carolina: Mostly Waiting On Insects

🕔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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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 […]

Texas West Plains IPM: High Temps Pushing Cotton

🕔Jul 20, 2018Cotton Cotton is currently being driven hard by the high temperatures.There are several fields which will have already reached physiological cut-out of 5 or fewer nodes above uppermost 1st position […]

South Carolina Cotton: Bollworms, Stink Bugs Moving in from Corn

🕔Jul 13, 2018We still have plenty of aphids, but there was a report this week of the aphid fungus in the middle of the state. So, if you haven’t treated for aphids […]

South Carolina Cotton: Insect Pressure on the Rise – Scout Your Fields

🕔Jul 6, 2018Well, we have insects in cotton now, don’t we? Aphids, spider mites, plant bugs, early stink bugs, etc., are out there, especially in the earliest planted fields. Spider mites could […]

Alabama Cotton: Keep Watch for Blue Disease

🕔May 16, 2018​Blue disease, which is caused by the aphid transmitted virus cotton leafroll dwarf, was tenatively identified in cotton collected in Barbour and Henry Co in 2017. Cotton with similar symptoms […]

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