Georgia Cotton: 7 Key Points To Take Into Account Regarding Thrips

🕔Apr 2, 2019Thrips 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. […]

Cotton – Southeast – Hurricane Florence – Plenty Of Rain, Wind And Open Cotton – A Bad Mix

🕔Sep 13, 2018Hurricane 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: Whitefly Pressure a Concern for Late Planted Crops

🕔Sep 13, 2018Georgia 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 […]

Cotton – Southeast – Defoliation Starts But Then Stalls Ahead of Hurricane

🕔Sep 7, 2018Whitefly 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 […]

Cotton – Southeast – Crop Gets Break From Rain, Insects Still Stirring – AgFax

🕔Aug 31, 2018Rainfall 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, […]

Cotton – Southeast – Insects Aren’t Letting Up In Places

🕔Aug 23, 2018Plant bugs, stink bugs and whitely are either immediate issues or could head that way with the wrong conditions.

Cotton – Southeast – Bolls Opening But Season Far From Over – AgFax

🕔Aug 16, 2018A 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, […]

Cotton – Southeast – Whitefly Aren’t Going Away – Light But Concerning – AgFax Southeast Cotton

🕔Aug 9, 2018Whitefly continues to be a concern in Georgia and Alabama. See comments by Phillip Roberts, Brandon Dillard and Ron Smith.

Cotton – Southeast – Whitefly Turning Up – What Next? AgFax Southeast Cotton

🕔Aug 2, 2018The insect caused havoc in 2017 in Georgia and parts of Alabama. Will it be a factor in late-planted cotton this year?

Georgia Cotton: 6 Tips for Managing Silverleaf Whitefly

🕔Jul 30, 2018Silverleaf 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 […]

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