South Carolina: Soybean Pests Have A Healthy Appetite Right Now Sep 4, 2020

🕔Sep 4, 2020
Charles Davis, county agent in Calhoun County, found stink bugs in his observations but reported “damage was hard to find in the fields” he walked. Charles also reported that “a […]

South Carolina: Still Reasons To Scout Cotton – And More So In Soybeans Aug 28, 2020

🕔Aug 28, 2020
Tom Smith, local consultant, reported that “a number of early planted [cotton] fields [are done] until defoliation, and a number of later planted fields may need 1 or 2 sucking-bug […]

Cotton – Southeast – Limited Defoliation At Hand, Rains Restore Balance – AgFax Aug 27, 2020

🕔Aug 27, 2020
Recent rainy weather has helped the crop and maybe reduced whitefly pressure, but it also could encourage disease development going into September.

South Carolina Cotton: Focus On Stink Bugs But Be Aware Of Bollworms, Too Aug 21, 2020

🕔Aug 21, 2020
Jonathan Croft, county agent in Orangeburg County, reported that “cotton around the seventh week of bloom I checked this week in Orangeburg and Dorchester Counties was above threshold for stink […]

Cotton – Southeast – More Bolls Opening, But Still A Long Way To Go – AgFax Aug 20, 2020

🕔Aug 20, 2020
Whitefly applications continue as the insect develops in more cotton in Georgia and southeast Alabama.

South Carolina: Cotton, Soybean Insects Plenty Active Aug 14, 2020

🕔Aug 14, 2020
Jonathan Croft, county agent in Orangeburg County, reported that he “checked soybeans on the edge of Calhoun and Orangeburg Counties this morning [yesterday] and found about 50% threshold on soybean […]

Cotton – Southeast – Mixed Pest Populations Making For Tough Decisions — AgFax Aug 13, 2020

🕔Aug 13, 2020
Georgia contends with whitefly, which are gaining ground outside of their normal geographic range.

South Carolina Cotton: Bollworms Demand Attention But Not Necessarily Treatments Aug 7, 2020

🕔Aug 7, 2020
Captures of bollworm moths in pheromone traps have decreased some, as this flight out of corn subsides. The recent widespread rain storms will wet the soil and undoubtedly allow more […]

Cotton – Southeast – Insects Ramping Up, Whiteflies Add Complications In Lower Region – AgFax Aug 5, 2020

🕔Aug 5, 2020
Hot and dry weather are pushing whiteflies and spider mites. Bollworms and plant bugs are active, too.

South Carolina Cotton: Remain Alert For Bollworms But Add Stink Bugs To Your List Jul 31, 2020

🕔Jul 31, 2020
Captures of bollworm moths in pheromone traps have increased dramatically, as have sightings of adults and larvae in the field. We are finding much more injury to non-Bt cotton than […]

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