As noted in this complementary article, bollworm populations have been heavy this year in corn and they are breaking through a lot of Bt corn. What that means for cotton […]
Hull-split sprays have began across the southern valley. These sprays are made to protect the crop from the infestation by Navel Orangeworm.
Our Mississippi summer is a tough time to be out in fields in mid-afternoon with a sweep net or drop cloth scouting for insects. But that’s where a lot of […]
Due to concerns for production costs, safety, and the environment, it is important to maximize the pesticide deposit on the target. One of the major problems challenging pesticide applicators is […]
Pesticide application through center pivot irrigation systems, called “chemigation,” could allow Georgia cotton growers to treat multiple fields while lowering application costs and minimizing exposure to chemicals. University of Georgia […]
Take steps to avoid unintended targets. This year’s wet and windy spring has put field and yard work behind schedule throughout much of Nebraska — especially in areas where replanting will […]
This is the time of the year you must complete shopping for nozzles because the spraying season is just around the corner. Although nozzles are some of the least expensive […]
Proper calibration of agricultural pesticide application equipment can mean the difference in control or failure of a pesticide against the targeted pest and potentially thousands of dollars of savings.
Complaints over off-target movement of chemical applications went down 48 percent from 2014 to 2015, but Georgia farmers must better understand the factors that influence drift, according to University of […]
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Menard County Soil and Water Conservation District will conduct an educational training on pesticides from 8 a.m.-3:25 p.m. Oct. 7. The training will […]