North Carolina Wheat: Hessian Fly Adults Are Active- Should You Spray?

🕔Nov 20, 2017Hessian fly eggs have been spotted on wheat in Beaufort County, NC. Larvae will hatch from these eggs and will feed throughout the cold months, killing tillers. Here are some […]

North Carolina Soybeans: Treating Stink Bugs in Late Fields

🕔Sep 22, 2017How late should you treat soybeans? Recent research from Maryland and Suffolk, VA, showed that stink bugs can damage soybeans during R6. In the cage studies, where damage was experienced […]

AgFax Southeast Cotton: How Much Crop Did Irma Chew Up?

🕔Sep 15, 2017Effects from Hurricane Irma varied. Georgia appears to have taken the biggest hit in terms of lint blown out of bolls. Plenty of cotton was twisted up and/or pushed over by […]

AgFax Southeast Cotton: Hurricane Irma Puts Early Defoliation On Hold

🕔Sep 8, 2017Hurricane Irma is pushing back the urge to defoliate any cotton that’s ready in the lower Southeast. The consensus is that Irma will affect Florida, portions of Georgia, the Carolinas and […]

North Carolina Soybeans: How Late Should You Treat Insects?

🕔Sep 1, 2017Most of our field crops are transitioning into insect safe stages, except for soybeans. At this point in the season we are primarily worried about protecting double cropped beans. However, […]

Cotton – Southeast – Whitefly Fight Continues – AgFax

🕔Sep 1, 2017Issues with silverleaf whitefly continue in Georgia, southeast Alabama and parts of Florida — especially in later cotton.

AgFax Southeast Cotton: Whitefly Continues to Plague Georgia and Alabama

🕔Aug 24, 2017Where whitefly are an issue, cotton will be safe when the last leaf is on the ground and any regrowth has been fried. The insect continues to plague Georgia and southeast […]

Cotton – Southeast – Georgia’s Whitefly Problems Intensify – AgFax

🕔Aug 18, 2017Where whitefly are spreading, lack of quick product availability has become an ongoing issue. Both of the main insect growth regulators (IGRs) have either been in short supply or unavailable. We’re […]

AgFax Southeast Cotton: Whitefly Still The Critical Focus In Georgia

🕔Aug 11, 2017Bollworm pressure has subsided in parts of the Midsouth but increased in other areas. Plant bugs continue to be relatively light. Our contacts over the last couple of weeks have used words […]

North Carolina Soybeans: Treating Earworms Prior To and During Bloom

🕔Aug 11, 2017I have received a number of calls and reports of very high earworm numbers in soybeans that are not blooming or at full bloom. Our online threshold calculator for earworms […]

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