Cotton Pests: It’s Back. Temik Has a New Name, Same Game.

🕔Apr 26, 2019The good news is there are no hurricanes in the immediate forecast for the Cotton Belt as of April 2019. On the other hand, there are multiple pests looming on […]

Sawyer on Crops: Scout Pecans Now for Scorch Mites – Podcast

🕔Aug 31, 2018August is the most critical month for pecan production. In this installment of the South Georgia Pine podcast, Andrew Sawyer discusses the need to scout for and treat mites and […]

Oklahoma Wheat: 6 Disease, Insect Considerations Before Fall Planting

🕔Jul 23, 20181. Planting date Much of the winter wheat in Oklahoma is sown with the intent of being used as a dual-purpose crop. In such a system, wheat is grazed by […]

Texas Cotton: Managing Early Season Pests

🕔Apr 25, 2018Cotton in the field is as old as 3-4 leaf stage. This year’s crop has already been through a lot of turmoil from high winds and blowing sand to cold […]

California Cotton: Whitefly, Aphid Numbers Rising

🕔Oct 5, 2017Introduction This period of sampling for the silverleaf whitefly (SLWF) surveys began on Monday, August 14, 2017. Program personnel collected samples from pink bollworm (PBW) trap sites at 5% of […]

California Cotton: Pest Surveys Show Limited Whitefly Infestations, Abundant Aphids

🕔Sep 6, 2017Introduction Sampling for the silverleaf whitefly (SLWF) surveys began on Tuesday, July 11, 2017. Program personnel collected samples from pink bollworm (PBW) trap sites at 5% of all cotton fields […]

Georgia Pecans: Critical Period for Nut Development, Tree Health

🕔Aug 4, 2017We are at a critical time in the season for pecan production in terms of both this year’s quality and next year’s flower production… A lot happens within a pecan […]

California Almonds: Worms Hit, Mites Building As Harvest Nears – AgFax

🕔Jul 22, 2017As our contacts report, worms are turning up on field edges in some almond blocks and we’re hearing about scattered follow-up sprays. Spider mites continue to ramp up in places even after […]

Georgia Pecans: Reports of Terminal Die Back – Mites Are Not the Cause

🕔Jul 21, 2017The yellow aphid spike many growers noticed in late June seems to have fallen off in most orchards, and the very hot weather now will really slow any further population […]

Texas Plains: Widespread Beneficial Rains; Insect Pressure Remains Light

🕔Jul 11, 2017General Situation We were blessed with area wide rainfalls on multiple occasions late last week and through early and mid-week this week. Those that were not wholly blessed by the […]

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