Tarnished plant bug infestations are sporadic and variable, mostly a scout a spray scenario.
Heavy plant bug populations already are in the cards for parts of the Southeast. And now they’re turning up about 10 days early in other areas.
The rainfall in the past month has kept tarnished plant bugs’ primary wild host, daisy fleabane, fresh and it appears that 2 generations have developed on fleabane. In mid May, […]
Effective June 15, 2018 and expiring October 30, 2018, Transform has been approved for use in cotton as an emergency exemption to manage tarnished plant bugs in North Carolina. This […]
General Status Showers continue to cross our region, the latest round this week leaving the gift of between 0.3” and nearly 2” with most of our fields getting around 0.75”. […]
Three 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 […]
Much needed rain has falling over most of the state with the exception of some areas. The forecast is calling for rain and cooler temperature starting from Sunday June 17 […]
Cotton should be scouted for plant bugs from the time it squares until the last harvestable boll is formed. You can visit the cotton scouting guide for detailed information, but […]
The EPA has granted Oklahoma a Section 18 Emergency Use Permit (EUP) for Transform WG to control plant bugs in cotton, and in sorghum, to control sugarcane aphid during the […]
As often happens, there is a flurry of activity in early planted cotton. Plant bugs often stack up there first until other cotton starts squaring. I’ve also had reports of […]