Texas Plains Pest Management: Few Immediate Threats but Keep Scouting Aug 2, 2021

🕔Aug 2, 2021
General Status It is no secret that our crops, particularly cotton, are ‘running’ late this year. Most feel we are about 10-14 days behind schedule. I am not in panic […]

Ohio Soybeans: Defoliation – It Takes a Lot To Really Matter Jul 20, 2021

🕔Jul 20, 2021
The mid-season defoliators are beginning to show up in soybean fields across Ohio. These defoliators include first generation bean leaf beetles, Japanese beetles, grasshopper nymphs and several different caterpillars such […]

Texas Blacklands Cotton: Insects Quiet but Keep Scouting Jul 19, 2021

🕔Jul 19, 2021
GENERAL Cotton across the area have developed nicely over the last two weeks with all the fields I am checking in the bloom stage. The recent rains over the July […]

Texas Blacklands Cotton: Pest Activity Remains High Jul 7, 2021

🕔Jul 7, 2021
GENERAL Cotton fields are progressing nicely, and have a good square set especially for being in waterlogged soils for almost the entire month of May. I did start picking up […]

West Texas Cotton: Insects Quiet, Weed Control the Order of the Day Jul 7, 2021

🕔Jul 7, 2021
GENERAL SITUATION Widespread rain events this last week, and possibly more to come over the next few days. No complaints here. I know we need to get some weeds sprayed, […]

Alabama Cotton: Controlling Early Season Pests Apr 27, 2021

🕔Apr 27, 2021
There are many risk factors associated with production agriculture—many of them including aspects that producers cannot control. Weather, rainfall and pressures from cotton pests are all factors with a large […]

Alabama Soybeans: Early Season Pest Management Considerations Apr 22, 2021

🕔Apr 22, 2021
The temperatures are starting to warm up and planters are getting ready to roll. Although there isn’t a consistent insect pest of seedling soybeans (like thrips in cotton), Alabama producers […]

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 […]

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