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 […]
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 […]
Recent rainy weather has helped the crop and maybe reduced whitefly pressure, but it also could encourage disease development going into September.
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 […]
Whitefly applications continue as the insect develops in more cotton in Georgia and southeast Alabama.
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 […]
Georgia contends with whitefly, which are gaining ground outside of their normal geographic range.
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
Hot and dry weather are pushing whiteflies and spider mites. Bollworms and plant bugs are active, too.
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 […]