Recent rainy weather has helped the crop and maybe reduced whitefly pressure, but it also could encourage disease development going into September.
Hurricane Laura threatens crops on a wide basis, especially on the western side of the Midsouth.
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Whitefly applications continue as the insect develops in more cotton in Georgia and southeast Alabama.
Rice Harvest Approaches in Midsouth…Finally – AgFax Aug 13, 2020
This has been a late crop in the Midsouth due to spring rains and planting delays. In places, it's running behind by two weeks compared to normal.
Cotton – Midsouth/Delta – Bollworms Head North, More Cotton Moves Into Safety Zone – AgFax Aug 13, 2020
Open bolls are becoming a bit more obvious in the lower Midsouth. More cotton has cut out and moved past the point that pests matter.
Georgia contends with whitefly, which are gaining ground outside of their normal geographic range.
Rice – Coastal harvest resumes, Midsouth edges towards combines cranking up. Nice yields expected.
The heaviest bollworm egg lay in several years has progressed through a significant portion of the region.
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.