With yet more rain coming, decisions will have to be made about how much later to plant cotton where other options are available. Otherwise…
Where 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 […]
Bollworms are building in places and are slipping through certain Bt technologies, including dual-gene varieties. At least some treatments are being made. This parallels similar reports from the lower Midsouth and […]
Growers near the Gulf of Mexico still have seed in the bag due to persistent rains. With deluge from Tropical Storm Cindy, some of it may not see the outside world […]
How late will growers plant cotton now and how has thinking about “late planting” perhaps changed?
Bollworm activity has caught many people by surprise, particularly in the Atlantic Southeast states where heavy moth flights developed over the last couple of weeks. Oversprays have been necessary in […]
Cotton – Southeast – Pest Treatments Ongoing – AgFax Jul 22, 2016
Bugs, worms, aphids and spider mites are on the radar this week in Southeast cotton and treatments are going out.
Bollworm moth counts have taken a big pop in Arkansas and parts of Alabama. Tobacco budworm moth numbers are high in portions of Alabama, as well. See comments by Gus […]
Thrips pressure continues, particularly in the lower Southeast. While it may be peaking in places, foliar treatments are still being made. The heaviest numbers and damage tend to be in […]
Owen Taylor, Editor | Subscribe to this report. Defoliation will likely start in scattered dryland fields in the lower Southeast over the next couple of weeks. Stink bugs continue to be the […]