Thrips are consistent pests of cotton in Georgia and the southeast as a whole – and, thrips are the only insect pests of cotton that a preventive insecticide is recommended. […]
Hurricane Florence was pressing toward the Carolinas as we closed this issue Wednesday afternoon. As things look now, the crop will be affected by rain, wind or both. Flooding seems likely […]
Georgia cotton farmers who planted their crop late this year need to be mindful of potential whitefly pressure, according to Phillip Roberts, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension entomologist. Because whiteflies […]
Whitefly remain a concern in Georgia and in southeast Alabama. Treatments are being made in Georgia on what seems to be a limited basis, but rainy conditions during much of the […]
Rainfall has eased up across much of the Southeast over the last week, and drier conditions have reduced the risk of boll rot and hard locking in early-planted cotton. In places, […]
Plant bugs, stink bugs and whitely are either immediate issues or could head that way with the wrong conditions.
A bit more cotton is opening in the lower Southeast. Usually, that signifies that the end is just over the horizon. But with so much of the 2018 crop planted late, […]
Whitefly continues to be a concern in Georgia and Alabama. See comments by Phillip Roberts, Brandon Dillard and Ron Smith.
The insect caused havoc in 2017 in Georgia and parts of Alabama. Will it be a factor in late-planted cotton this year?
Silverleaf whitefly (SLWF) adults have been observed in low numbers in cotton in some areas during the past week to ten days. To date very few immature whiteflies have been […]