Alabama Cotton: Stink Bugs Taking Over but Plant Bugs Still a Problem Aug 19, 2021

🕔Aug 19, 2021
As the calendar turns to August the Alabama Cotton Insect Situation has really started to heat up. Plant bugs are still heavy in spots statewide, but stink bugs are becoming more and more […]

South Carolina Cotton: Bollworms on the Rise Aug 3, 2021

🕔Aug 3, 2021
Captures of bollworm moths in my pheromone traps increased again this week and might continue up for next week. We will keep reporting the numbers. Moths are in the air, […]

Texas West Plains Cotton: Blooms Starting, 4 Priorities for This Week Jul 19, 2021

🕔Jul 19, 2021
Again, we have been through the wringer the last several weeks. My prayer now is that we have good open weather from here on out with gentle, timely rains, and […]

Texas Plains Cotton: Thrips Still a Problem in Later Fields, Be on Watch for Plant Bugs Jun 29, 2021

🕔Jun 29, 2021
General It was a hot, dry, week with high winds that hampered the last of our ‘catching up’ herbicide sprays, assuming our producers could find product to spray. The rollercoaster […]

South Carolina Cotton: Aphids on the Rise, Look Out for Spider Mites Jun 29, 2021

🕔Jun 29, 2021
We are leaving thrips in the rear-view mirror and dealing with aphids, spider mites, and plant bugs head-on. As the crop starts to set squares, we will observe increasing populations […]

South Carolina Cotton: Time to Scout for Plant Bugs Jun 23, 2021

🕔Jun 23, 2021
As some of our crop is now squaring and growing rapidly, we will start to see populations of plant bugs increase. Plant bugs will include several species, such as the […]

Texas LRGV: Cotton Mostly Clean, Sorghum Midge Still a Problem Jun 15, 2021

🕔Jun 15, 2021
General Situation This week we finally received some sunshine and crops started to dry out and the mosquitos decided to show up. Many growers were getting into what fields they […]

Alabama Cotton: Scouting for Plant Bugs – Video Jun 14, 2021

🕔Jun 14, 2021
The next pests we will have to scout for in cotton are plant bugs. Here is a YouTube video with Alabama Extension entomologists Dr. Ron Smith and Dr. Scott Graham […]

Tennessee Cotton: Dealing with Plant Bugs – Video Apr 8, 2021

🕔Apr 8, 2021
We kicked off the 2021 Cotton Focus Video Series with two videos from Dr. Scott Stewart.  To wrap the event up, we are providing a final video covering plant bugs […]

Alabama: Producers Plan for 2021 with 2020 Cotton Pest Recap Jan 15, 2021

🕔Jan 15, 2021
Life in 2020 was dominated by COVID-19, however, the work continued for cotton producers. While the Alabama cotton industry had an unusual weather season, no one cotton pest dominated the […]

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