Georgia Cotton: When Should You Terminate PGR Applications?

🕔Aug 6, 2018Cotton is moving along as many of us county agents were at the National Association of County Agents meeting last week in Chattanooga. It was raining up there about as […]

Georgia Cotton: PGR Use and Reducing Stress in Late Planted Crops

🕔Aug 3, 2018The 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 […]

Texas Plains Cotton: Plenty of Pests, PGR Decisions, Irrigation Needs

🕔Jul 17, 2018General Status Some beneficial rains did cross the area late last week and weekend with some minimal damage reported. These rains were welcome but far from filling our dry soil […]

Tennessee Cotton: Fast and Furious Season – Aggressive PGR Use

🕔Jul 16, 2018At the moment, cotton appears to be growing almost as fast as palmer amaranth; rains and abnormally warm temperatures have promoted rapid growth and the second (or third) application of […]

Sawyer on Crops: Plant Growth Regulators – 5 Important Factors – Podcast

🕔Jul 6, 2018The cotton aphid fungus has begun appearing in Georgia, meaning pest populations should soon begin to crash. In this installment of his South Georgia Pine podcast, Andrew Sawyer interviews Bryce […]

Texas West Plains IPM: Little Pest Activity; Cotton PGR Management

🕔Jun 21, 2018Cotton ranges from just germinated to 10 true leaf cotton. This wide range is reflective of the mess we have been in across a large area here on the West […]

Mississippi Cotton: Managing Plant Growth Regulator Applications

🕔Jun 19, 2018Numerous questions have came in over the past 7-10 days regarding managing cotton growth with plant growth regulators. While every situation can be unique with respect to cotton growth and […]

Virginia Cotton: Managing Pix and Plant Bugs

🕔Jun 19, 2018Three consecutive days of temperatures into the mid-90’s are going to make any rainfall we get quite welcomed between now and Wednesday or Thursday. Cotton fields that were not pounded […]

North Carolina Cotton: 7 Considerations When Making PGR Decisions

🕔Jun 11, 20182018 has brought another challenging spring, with ideal planting conditions in early May followed by excessively wet conditions in late May. As such, growth and maturity are fragmented from field […]

Texas Plains: Bollworms a Problem in Cotton, Sorghum; Diseases Flourish in Corn

🕔Aug 31, 2017General Status All apologies for this newsletter being late to those who faithfully look to this newsletter for regular pest status updates. In the mud and muck, not to mention […]

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