Applications for aphids will likely be necessary in Alabama to make it possible to scout for bollworm eggs and hatching worms later this month. See comments by Ron Smith.
Stink bugs are becoming more obvious in parts of the region and treatments have started in Georgia in scattered locations.
Our contacts continue telling us about finding blooms in fields that are just down the road from cotton that has barely emerged. We hesitate to declare that all of the […]
Heavy plant bug populations already are in the cards for parts of the Southeast. And now they’re turning up about 10 days early in other areas.
One veteran entomologist says signs point to a heavy and prolonged plant bug season in parts of the region.
Cotton should be scouted for plant bugs from the time it squares until the last harvestable boll is formed. You can visit the cotton scouting guide for detailed information, but […]
Due to prolonged rainy weather during the 2nd half of May, the 2018 cotton crop in NC can be categorized into distinctive groups, at least for now. A relatively high […]
2018 has brought another challenging spring, with ideal planting conditions in early May followed by excessively wet conditions in late May. As such, growth and maturity are fragmented from field […]
The strong cotton market probably won’t prompt much acreage expansion past what growers hoped to plant, although some unplanted peanut ground may well move to cotton and growers may try a […]
Rain continues to stall planting through much of our coverage area. The subtropical system Alberto brought more rain, particularly in the eastern half of the Southeast, and that will further delay […]