Louisiana: Pesticide Resistance Highlighted at Field Day

🕔Feb 15, 2018More than 100 agricultural producers heard from LSU AgCenter experts on how to manage for herbicide, insecticide and fungicide resistance at the Northeast Louisiana Crops Forum held Feb. 8 at […]

Texas Cotton: Transform Gets Section 18 for Plant Bug Control

🕔Feb 2, 2018The EPA has approved the Section 18 Emergency Exemption for use of Transform WG in Texas to control plant bugs in cotton. This exemption is effective March 1, 2018 and […]

Florida Cotton: New Insect and Mite Control Guide Available

🕔Sep 8, 2017A UF/IFAS EDIS fact sheet is now available entitled “Insect and Mite Integrated Pest Management in Florida Cotton” by Joe Funderburk, Nicole Casuso, Norman Leppla, and Michael Donahue. The guide […]

Virginia Cotton: Most Pests Below Threshold but Keep Scouting

🕔Aug 10, 2017The moth flight is holding steady but still either spotty or picking back up a bit after falling off earlier.  For worms, check under bloom tags (the brown dried up […]

Virginia Cotton: Lots of Pests on the Radar, but So Far So Good

🕔Aug 4, 2017The bollworm moth flight seems to be peaking for this first round although August is not even a week old. The intensity was variable as very large numbers could be […]

Virginia Cotton: Plant Bug Populations on the Rise

🕔Aug 4, 2017Twenty-three representative cotton fields in eight Virginia counties were scouted weekly for mean plant bug density. Data for the July 17th to August 3rd sampling period is represented in the […]

Texas Blacklands Cotton: Recent Rains Helpful, Could Be Problematic If They Persist

🕔Aug 2, 2017Some places in the county have gotten up to 2 inches of rain today. Hopefully many of our fields can use the moisture to help fill out bolls. Up to […]

Alabama Cotton: Bug Clean Up Spray Advised for Fields in 4th-5th Week of Bloom

🕔Aug 1, 2017What are we currently finding in Alabama cotton fields? Plant bugs, both the tarnished and clouded species, have finally reached threshold or treatment levels in April planted fields that have […]

Alabama Cotton: Plant Bug and Stink Bug Control Options

🕔Jul 27, 2017Bifenthrin did a good job of controlling plant bugs last year. However, this year there was a few scattered reports in the Tennessee Valley of bifenthrin not controlling plant bugs. […]

North Carolina Cotton: Manage Bollworm 1st, But Don’t Forget Stink, Plant Bugs

🕔Jul 26, 2017As predicted, our first bollworm flight into cotton has been early and heavy. While our recommendation still stands to be prepared to use insecticides for bollworm overtop Bt cotton (click […]

The Latest