Tennessee Soybeans: Management Tips for Corn Earworm

🕔Aug 13, 2019Despite a relatively lack luster moth flight, corn earworms (a.k.a. bollworm or soybean podworm) are showing up in some late maturing soybean fields, and as usual the action in centered […]

Texas Cotton, Sorghum: Insecticidal Virus Products – What are the Facts?

🕔Nov 8, 2018The arsenal of insecticides and acaricides that we have to select from for controlling arthropod pests is extremely important. Our arsenal may be limited due to cost of the product, […]

Texas Plains Cotton: Plenty of Pests, PGR Decisions, Irrigation Needs

🕔Jul 17, 2018General Status Some beneficial rains did cross the area late last week and weekend with some minimal damage reported. These rains were welcome but far from filling our dry soil […]

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 […]

Tennessee Cotton: Thinking Ahead About Bollworms

🕔Jul 11, 2018It is uncertain how big our moth flight will be this year. As usual, bollworm moth catches have been generally low to this point. However, you can expect activity to […]

Texas Field Reports: Cotton – Bollworm Emergence Causing Problems

🕔Jul 10, 2018Cotton producers who planted Bt pest-resistant varieties in some parts of the state are seeing damage from bollworms, so vigilant monitoring and management may be necessary to prevent losses, said […]

Alabama Bt Crops: Corn Earworms, Cotton Bollworms Building Resistance

🕔Jul 6, 2018Cotton bollworms and corn earworms are outpacing science’s ability to slip through genetically engineered crops. The introduction of genetic engineering in cotton was game-changing for producers. Even more so was […]

South Carolina Cotton: Insects Stirring, Get In A Scouting Mindset

🕔Jun 29, 2018We continue to be in the window where we need to scout closely for aphids, spider mites and plant bugs. Aphids are still spotty but becoming more numerous. If you […]

Texas Mid-Coast Cotton: Fleahopper Numbers on the Rise

🕔May 25, 2018Cotton fields range from pinhead square to early bloom. Most fields are susceptible to cotton fleahopper damage and the potential for bollworm losses. We are finding cotton fleahoppers in numbers […]

Texas Upper Coast Cotton: Fleahoppers, Spider Mites Picking Up

🕔May 14, 2018This week the fleahopper populations started picking up quite a bit in some of the squaring fields in Wharton county. Even in cotton with three true leaves I was picking […]

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