North Carolina Soybeans: Do You Really Need an Insecticide Seed Treatment? Jan 3, 2020

🕔Jan 3, 2020
Note this article only applies to insecticides, not fungicides or nematicides. The evidence is overwhelming. Neonicotinoid insecticide seed treatments do not provide a benefit in North Carolina. Most recently our […]

North Carolina: Cotton Leafroll Dwarf Virus Detected Dec 10, 2019

🕔Dec 10, 2019
In late August of 2019, Cotton leafroll dwarf virus (CLRDV) was confirmed in a cotton sample submitted to Auburn University’s CLRDV working group. The sample was collected from a variety […]

North Carolina: Making The Case For Non-Bt Corn Oct 3, 2019

🕔Oct 3, 2019
All growers who plant Bt corn in North Carolina are required by law to plant non-Bt corn (refuge). Details are specified on the bag tag, but non-Bt corn must represent […]

North Carolina Soybeans, Sweetpotatoes: Widespread Fall Armyworm Infestations Oct 3, 2019

🕔Oct 3, 2019
During the past few days, we have had a major increase of caterpillar defoliation reports in soybeans and sweet potato from southeastern NC counties. Field visits south of Highway 70 […]

North Carolina Soybeans: When to Treat Kudzu Bugs Sep 11, 2019

🕔Sep 11, 2019
Kudzu bugs have been a no-show since 2013, but are widespread at low levels this year. A lot of folks are wondering if they should treat, justifiably so, since our […]

North Carolina Soybeans: 5 Tips for Managing Pests in Sept. Aug 29, 2019

🕔Aug 29, 2019
1. Scout your crop. Identification is the first step so you know what you’re dealing with. The second step is counting what you have. Using these two things, you can […]

Cotton – Southeast – Defoliation Starts But All Eyes On Looming Hurricane – AgFax Aug 28, 2019

🕔Aug 28, 2019
Pam Caraway, Contributing Editor Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Southeast Cotton, sponsored by the Southern Cotton Team of AMVAC Chemical Corporation. Subscribe OVERVIEW Defoliation has […]

Cotton – Southeast – Heading Into The Final Stretch – AgFax Aug 21, 2019

🕔Aug 21, 2019
Pam Caraway, Contributing Editor Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Southeast Cotton, sponsored by the Southern Cotton Team of AMVAC Chemical Corporation. Subscribe OVERVIEW Plant pathologists […]

Cotton – Southeast – More Open Bolls, Defoliation Within Sight – AgFax Aug 15, 2019

🕔Aug 15, 2019
Pam Caraway, Contributing Editor Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Southeast Cotton, sponsored by the Southern Cotton Team of AMVAC Chemical Corporation. Subscribe OVERVIEW Degree days […]

Cotton – Southeast – Heat Pushes Crop Ahead…Sort Of – AgFax Aug 8, 2019

🕔Aug 8, 2019
Pam Caraway, Contributing Editor Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Southeast Cotton, sponsored by the Southern Cotton Team of AMVAC Chemical Corporation. Subscribe OVERVIEW Stink bugs […]

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