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 […]
Depending on the area, stink bugs, spider mites and plant bugs are requiring attention.
With bollworms, your dual-gene cotton may no longer guarantee control. Are you scouting yet?
Bt cotton technologies have allowed cotton growers to significantly reduce insecticide inputs for caterpillar pests. However Bt cotton is not and has never been immune to corn earworm (CEW). Since […]
Applications for aphids will likely be necessary in Alabama to make it possible to scout for bollworm eggs and hatching worms later this month. See comments by Ron Smith.
Stink bugs are becoming more obvious in parts of the region and treatments have started in Georgia in scattered locations.
Our contacts continue telling us about finding blooms in fields that are just down the road from cotton that has barely emerged. We hesitate to declare that all of the […]
Cotton planting has finally wrapped up in Georgia. In this installment of his South Georgia Pine podcast, Andrew Sawyer interviews Extension Entomologist Phillip Roberts on the effects of aphids on […]
One veteran entomologist says signs point to a heavy and prolonged plant bug season in parts of the region.
The strong cotton market probably won’t prompt much acreage expansion past what growers hoped to plant, although some unplanted peanut ground may well move to cotton and growers may try a […]