Applications for aphids will likely be necessary in Alabama to make it possible to scout for bollworm eggs and hatching worms later this month. See comments by Ron Smith.
One veteran entomologist says signs point to a heavy and prolonged plant bug season in parts of the region.
It’s only February, but it will be April before you know it. That means it is time to start planning for peanut and cotton planting season. Variety selection Peanut If […]
Your peanut fields are harvested and you’re probably waiting for those last few bolls to bust open to finish cotton harvest. After that, it’s time to soil test! Fertilizer expenses […]
If you’re like me, you’re watching this rain and wondering where your nutrients are in the soil profile. The Jay FAWN station has recorded almost 20″ of rain so far […]
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 […]
Defoliation is starting on a wider scale this week, mainly in early-planted and/or drought-stressed fields. Disease pressure varies, but target spot has gained the most attention in the lower Southeast. […]
Rainfall amounts are adding up in parts of the Southeast. The rain and cloudy weather has either caused fruit shed or raises that prospect. Boll rot is evident in places. […]
Spider mites are being treated on a wider basis than usual in parts of the lower Southeast. Plant bugs are heavier and more widespread in North Carolina, and they seem […]