test Southeast farmers generally kicked off planting with warm temperatures. Some areas, though, have gotten a bit too dry.
Plant bugs, stink bugs and whitely are either immediate issues or could head that way with the wrong conditions.
Depending on the area, stink bugs, spider mites and plant bugs are requiring attention.
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 […]
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 […]
After too much rain and too much cold weather, the 2018 cotton crop is quickly becoming a reality in the Southeast. Anyone not planting yet will be soon enough.
Where whitefly are an issue, cotton will be safe when the last leaf is on the ground and any regrowth has been fried. The insect continues to plague Georgia and southeast […]
Bollworm pressure varies through the region but enough worms are present in specific areas to trigger treatments – and concerns.
Plant bugs are being treated on a somewhat wider basis this week. Aphids seem to be picking up in more areas this week. The aphid fungus has become apparent in […]
Planting has wrapped up on a wider basis. Some areas do still have fields left to finish and replanting also continues in parts of our coverage area. Portions of the region […]