Cotton – Southeast – Bollworms Easing Into The Crop – AgFax

🕔Jul 19, 2018With bollworms, your dual-gene cotton may no longer guarantee control. Are you scouting yet?

North Carolina Cotton: Complicated Pest Assortment, Tough Decisions,

🕔Jul 17, 2018Well it is definitely mid-season cotton management time here in North Carolina. Lots of questions on a complex of insect pests present in the Coastal Plain. Bollworm flight activity has […]

North Carolina: Bt Breakthroughs Require More Sprays

🕔Jul 16, 2018We are seeing as many, or more breakthroughs in Bt corn this year compared to last. Bollworms that are produced in Bt corn are adapted to survive on Bt cotton. […]

Cotton – Southeast – Aphids Brewing On A Wider Basis – AgFax Southeast Cotton

🕔Jul 12, 2018Applications for aphids will likely be necessary in Alabama to make it possible to scout for bollworm eggs and hatching worms later this month. See comments by Ron Smith.

Cotton – Southeast – Bad Stink Bug Year Shaping Up? AgFax Southeast Cotton

🕔Jul 6, 2018Stink bugs are becoming more obvious in parts of the region and treatments have started in Georgia in scattered locations.

North Carolina Cotton: Managing Plant Bugs in Blooming Fields

🕔Jun 29, 2018When cotton blooms, it’s time to switch sampling and thresholds for plant bugs. This previous article covered management of plant bugs pre-bloom. There is no magic switch point, but once […]

Cotton – Southeast – Stretched-Out Crop, Anyone Still Planting?

🕔Jun 28, 2018Our contacts continue telling us about finding blooms in fields that are just down the road from cotton that has barely emerged. We hesitate to declare that all of the […]

Cotton – Southeast – Plant Bugs Making Early Showing In Places – AgFax Southeast Cotton

🕔Jun 21, 2018Heavy plant bug populations already are in the cards for parts of the Southeast. And now they’re turning up about 10 days early in other areas.

North Carolina Cotton: Section 18 Approved for Transform for Plant Bugs

🕔Jun 20, 2018Effective June 15, 2018 and expiring October 30, 2018, Transform has been approved for use in cotton as an emergency exemption to manage tarnished plant bugs in North Carolina. This […]

Cotton – Southeast – Bad Plant Bug Year Brewing – AgFax Southeast Cotton

🕔Jun 14, 2018One veteran entomologist says signs point to a heavy and prolonged plant bug season in parts of the region.

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