Many around the state are concerned about the limited availability of thidiazuron and how that will affect cotton defoliation in 2018. Thidiazuron (TDZ) is a key component of many cotton […]
The 2018 Georgia cotton crop is extremely variable in maturity. Much of the state has had cotton blooming and setting fruit for weeks where as other parts of the state […]
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 […]
One veteran entomologist says signs point to a heavy and prolonged plant bug season in parts of the region.
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 […]
The 2018 Georgia cotton season has started off as a tale of two extremes. No rain. Rainfall during April and the first two weeks of May was almost non-existent, which […]
Moisture, at last. Rain began falling this week across parts of our coverage area after a prolonged stretch of hot, dry weather. Planting had stopped on a wide basis due to […]
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 […]
How late will growers plant cotton now and how has thinking about “late planting” perhaps changed?