Don’t take your traited cotton for granted. Keep scouting. David Kerns is testing bollworms found feeding in Bollgard 3 plants. Stink bugs – green, conchuela, brown and the dreaded red banded (in soybeans) […]
Lots of bug news: Conchuela and Brown stink bugs, moth flights, egg lays, fleahoppers and lygus
Most of the cotton in the upper gulf coast is blooming now, and all but one field in my program is blooming. Once cotton begins blooming, we can shift concern […]
Larry Stalcup, Field Editor Debra L. Ferguson, Editor Many thanks to the PhytoGen Cotton Team for their continued support and sponsorship. Subscribe OVERVIEW Palmer Amaranth a.k.a. the infamous pigweed is […]
Season long weed management will be critical for this crop since herbicide applications have been delayed or missed entirely. Glyphosate resistant ryegrass has been spotted in northeast Texas.
This year I have seen low thrips numbers in the fields in the Wharton, Jackson and Matagorda county area. The threshold for thrips is an average of 1 thrips per true […]
Hard Choices – Do I water the cotton or the peanuts? Bollworm pockets are here and there, a few in pima. Irrigated cotton is vacuuming up stink bugs around Waco.
All the cotton I’ve looked at this week is past cutout (5 nodes above white flower) and a good number of fields have open bolls. I’ve been seeing the bollworm […]
Early defoliation is starting in the Corpus Christi area due to lack of moisture, and is ongoing in the LRGV. Harvest aid Thidiazuron is expected to be in short supply reports Gaylon […]
I’ve looked at cotton past cutout (5 nodes above white flower) in all three of my counties this week, this season has been flying by. I’ve been seeing the bollworm […]