North Carolina Cotton: Thrips – Seed Treatment or In-Furrow?

🕔Feb 15, 2019Lots of folks are wondering what to use downstream for thrips in cotton. It’s critical to not only get the 1) active ingredient from your dealer, but also to get […]

North Carolina Soybeans: Velvetbean Caterpillar Defoliation in Piedmont

🕔Oct 5, 2018I’ve had several reports of velvetbean caterpillar out of the Piedmont area. This is a migratory insect that we usually only see in coastal counties late (after September), but probably […]

North Carolina Soybeans: 10 Considerations Following Hurricane Florence

🕔Sep 20, 2018Hurricane Florence has caused catastrophic damage across parts of North Carolina primarily from flooding but also from wind damage. The impacts of this damage on the soybean crop will vary […]

North Carolina: Soybean Looper Thresholds, Insecticide Recommendations

🕔Aug 31, 2018Soybean loopers have already shown up in coastal counties in higher numbers than usual. As this generation cycles through, we are seeing the next generation showing up in full force […]

Cotton – Southeast – Crop Gets Break From Rain, Insects Still Stirring – AgFax

🕔Aug 31, 2018Rainfall has eased up across much of the Southeast over the last week, and drier conditions have reduced the risk of boll rot and hard locking in early-planted cotton. In places, […]

North Carolina Cotton: Late Season Bollworms – Should You Spray?

🕔Aug 28, 2018Another bollworm flight is on and, from the looks of it, there are many more moths in the system than the previous flight. This shouldn’t be surprising, since this insect […]

North Carolina Cotton: When Should You Stop Spraying for Tarnished Plant Bugs?

🕔Aug 24, 2018To answer this question, you need to know when the field first reached cutout, which is at 4 nodes above the first position white flower. Keep in mind that the […]

Cotton – Southeast – Insects Aren’t Letting Up In Places

🕔Aug 23, 2018Plant bugs, stink bugs and whitely are either immediate issues or could head that way with the wrong conditions.

Cotton – Southeast – Bolls Opening But Season Far From Over – AgFax

🕔Aug 16, 2018A bit more cotton is opening in the lower Southeast. Usually, that signifies that the end is just over the horizon. But with so much of the 2018 crop planted late, […]

Cotton – Southeast – Whitefly Aren’t Going Away – Light But Concerning – AgFax Southeast Cotton

🕔Aug 9, 2018Whitefly continues to be a concern in Georgia and Alabama. See comments by Phillip Roberts, Brandon Dillard and Ron Smith.

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