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 […]

Florida Cotton: Silverleaf Whiteflies Invade the Panhandle

🕔Aug 25, 2017Sliverleaf whiteflies (SLWF), also known as sweet potato whiteflies, are a major pest in many cropping systems. The SLWF has a broad feeding range of over 600 host plants, which […]

Florida Panhandle: Entomologist Surveys Row Crop Insects in Soybeans, Corn, Cotton

🕔Aug 15, 2017Silvana Paula-Moraes began working in the fall of 2016 at the  UF/IFAS West Florida Research and Education Center (WFREC) based in Jay, Florida. Originally from Brazil, Dr. Moraes completed her PhD in Nebraska.  […]

AgFax Southeast Cotton: Whitefly Stroll Through Georgia and into Alabama, Florida

🕔Aug 3, 2017Silverleaf whitefly greatly expanded their range in Georgia this summer and have now spread into adjoining areas in Alabama and Florida. They are present in 650,000 acres of cotton in Georgia […]

Florida: Peanut Field Day, Marianna, Aug. 17

🕔Jul 17, 2017The annual Peanut Field Day will be held at the Marianna North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) on Thursday, August 17, 2017 starting with registration at 7:45 AM (CDT) […]

Cotton – Southeast – Persistent Rains Taking Toll In Places – AgFax

🕔Jul 7, 2017More cotton has been drowned out in parts of the region. The so-called “Fourth of July” showers added to the effect. Next question: will plants have sufficient roots if the […]

Florida Soybeans: 2 Good Reasons To Scout Closely

🕔Jul 5, 2017After a mild winter, with relatively few nights below freezing, it should be no surprise that insect populations are spiking early. One example of this is armyworms, which began showing […]

Florida: Insects Stirring In Panhandle Crops

🕔Jun 30, 2017At the beginning to middle of the month I was seeing different species of armyworms. Fall armyworms are usually more active in July but they are turning up sporadically just […]

Cotton – Southeast – Planting Winds Down, Pests Appearing – AgFax

🕔Jun 8, 2017Rains put an end to final cotton planting in places. Pests easing into the picture.

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