South Carolina: Mostly Waiting On Insects

🕔Jul 12, 2019The fungus that kills cotton aphids has been reported in southern latitudes, and I have seen and heard of some locally, so aphids should be feeling the wrath of that […]

Texas West Plains Cotton: Keep Watch for Lygus, Stink Bugs, Bollworms

🕔Jul 11, 2019Cotton has generally been growing off much better the past couple of weeks with much warmer temperatures and some occasional rain. The rain this last weekend was a God send […]

Arkansas Insects: Moth Numbers Spiking, Plant Bugs Moving into Cotton

🕔Jul 9, 2019Soybean This past week much of the state saw a sharp increase in moth catches. This is right on time with our usual July 4th bollworm flight.  Most years these moths […]

North Carolina Cotton: Stink Bug Treatment Options

🕔Jul 9, 2019Folks have been noting a fair bit of stink bugs in cotton and earlier than normal this year. Below are tips for scouting and treating, including insecticide choice: Scouting Stink […]

Tennessee: Abundance of Stink Bugs in Cotton, Soybeans; Expect Rise in Kudzu Bugs

🕔Jul 5, 2019Overall plant bug pressure in cotton as average, although we are seeing a few more clouded plant bugs. We’ve also been seeing more than the usual number of stink bugs […]

Virginia Cotton: The Value of Scouting for Plant Bugs

🕔Jul 5, 2019The entomology program recognizes the logistic difficulty in scouting. We know that you have to cover a large acreage in a limited amount of time, you manage multiple crops, and […]

Alabama Cotton: Expect a Challenging Month for Insect Pests

🕔Jul 5, 2019July may be a challenging month for insect control in Alabama cotton. Multiple pests will likely have to be dealt with.  These include plant bugs, aphids, spider mites, stink bugs […]

Tennessee: Insects Are Quiet, Some Plant Bugs in Cotton

🕔Jun 28, 2019There are no major insect issues occurring on a widespread basis. Calls about plant bugs indicate variable and average infestations in cotton.

Mississippi Cotton, Soybeans: Early-Mid Season Insect Issues – Podcast

🕔Jun 28, 2019Angus Catchot, Jeff Gore, and Don Cook discuss current situation with early-mid season insect pests issues in Mississippi row crops.

Virginia Cotton: Plant Bugs – Don’t Make Unnecessary Sprays

🕔Jun 28, 2019Plant bug populations have been spotty, and lower overall than this time last year. 10% or fewer of Virginia fields need insecticide applications this week, but, unfortunately, a much higher […]

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