Alabama: Producers Plan for 2021 with 2020 Cotton Pest Recap Jan 15, 2021

🕔Jan 15, 2021
Life in 2020 was dominated by COVID-19, however, the work continued for cotton producers. While the Alabama cotton industry had an unusual weather season, no one cotton pest dominated the […]

Alabama Cotton: How Did Insects Impact This Year’s Crop? Oct 13, 2020

🕔Oct 13, 2020
Alabama was expected to yield in the neighborhood of 900 lb/A statewide prior to Hurricane Sally. However, even before Sally numerous cloudy, wet days had already caused some level of […]

Texas West Plains Cotton: Keep Irrigation Running, Sample Soils for Nematodes Aug 27, 2020

🕔Aug 27, 2020
For most, August has been another long hot, dry month. Very few were fortunate enough to receive any measurable precipitation. Most all cotton has bolled to the top and has […]

Ohio Corn, Soybeans: Abundance of Leafhoppers, Grasshoppers, Beetles Jul 21, 2020

🕔Jul 21, 2020
As the summer progresses we are receiving reports of insect problems often encouraged by hot, dry weather.  Last week we reported on spider mites and especially if you are in an […]

Alabama: Unusual Weather Gives Unusual Year for Cotton Insects Jul 1, 2020

🕔Jul 1, 2020
Mild winter weather, cool spring days and a handful of heat-filled scorchers combined to create an interesting situation with cotton insects this spring and summer. Alabama Cooperative Extension System crop […]

Nebraska Corn, Soybeans: Grasshoppers Return – Time to Scout Field Borders Jun 29, 2020

🕔Jun 29, 2020
Populations of immature grasshoppers are being reported in areas bordering crop fields in several parts of Nebraska. If these grasshopper species are one of the four major species that are […]

Texas High Plains Cotton: Evaluating Wind, Hail Damage, Protecting Squares – Podcast Jun 25, 2020

🕔Jun 25, 2020
Wind/hail damage to cotton, protect square set from plant bugs and fleahoppers, grasshoppers in margins. Consider cotton PGR application, start fertility program. Corn and sorghum quiet, fall armyworm numbers increase […]

Texas High Plains Cotton: Hail Knocks Back Some Fields – Podcast Jun 12, 2020

🕔Jun 12, 2020
Helpful rain, several cotton fields lost, check stand counts in cotton, thrips still high in cotton in places. Corn and sorghum looking pretty good. A few oddball pests in cotton […]

Alabama Cotton: Grasshoppers, Thrips Still Active Jun 2, 2020

🕔Jun 2, 2020
Grasshoppers Still Around Grasshoppers are still prevalent and are being found in high numbers in the state. We are largely dealing with adults, which are more difficult to control. If […]

Alabama Cotton: Thrips, Grasshopper Control – New Videos May 28, 2020

🕔May 28, 2020
Since we aren’t able to have face-to-face cotton scout schools, I have asked Dr. Ron Smith and Dr. Scott Graham to do some YouTube videos with me on cotton scouting […]

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