Cotton Bollworm: Bt Cotton Resistance Showing Up from North Carolina to Texas – DTN Jul 21, 2017

🕔Jul 21, 2017
From the Carolinas to Texas, the cotton bollworm is leading an assault on Bt cotton again this year.   Growing resistance to the Bt traits found in the most common […]

Cotton – Southwest – Bollworm Concerns as Crop Moves Forward – AgFax Jul 19, 2017

🕔Jul 19, 2017
Bollworm injury is unexpectedly high in Bt cotton in parts of Texas. If you’re caught up in this, don’t feel like the Lone Ranger. Similar reports are surfacing in the Midsouth, […]

Texas Field Reports: Bollworms Mount Attack on Cotton, Grain Sorghum Jul 11, 2017

🕔Jul 11, 2017
Insect damage to crops is ramping up across Texas, said Dr. David Kerns, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service integrated pest management state coordinator in College Station. “We have been seeing […]

Texas Upper Coast: Heavy Bollworm Populations in Cotton, Sorghum; Sugarcane Aphids Spotty Jul 7, 2017

🕔Jul 7, 2017
In cotton we have been seeing a great deal of bollworms activity in Bt cotton and there have been quite a few insecticide applications going out. A lot of these […]

Cotton – Midsouth – Defoliation Widens, So Does Disease – AgFax Sep 2, 2016

🕔Sep 2, 2016
Defoliation will likely widen a little this week in the lower half of the region. Target spot remains a concern. We continue to hear about plants shedding good-sized bolls where […]

Cotton – Midsouth – Defoliation Starts, Bollworm Issues, Target Spot – AgFax Aug 19, 2016

🕔Aug 19, 2016
Defoliation started this week in northeast Louisiana in a small amount of early-planted cotton. Frequent showers have kept cotton fields moist and susceptible to disease. Bollworm slippage is being reported […]

Cotton – Midsouth – Open Bolls; Plenty of Pest Challenges Still to Come – AgFax Aug 4, 2016

🕔Aug 4, 2016
Open bolls have been turning up in the lower Delta since the last week or so of July, but they’re now being reported on a somewhat wider basis. Mostly, these […]

Cotton – Midsouth – Heat Skews Pest Patterns – And Not In A Good Way – AgFax Jul 22, 2016

🕔Jul 22, 2016
The prolonged and intense heat – coupled with lack of rain in places – has skewed insect patterns and reduced Bt activity, among other things.

Cotton – Midsouth – Spider Mites Festering, Plant Bug Building In Spots – AgFax Jul 8, 2016

🕔Jul 8, 2016
Plant bugs are around but not in consistent numbers across the region. Treatment activity is picking up in places, but a number of our contacts over the last 2 weeks […]

Cotton – Midsouth – More Plant Bugs, More Treatments – AgFax Jun 24, 2016

🕔Jun 24, 2016
Plant bug sprays are going out more frequently this week and on what sounds like a wider basis. Plant bugs aren’t hitting treatment level everywhere but at least some cotton […]

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