Tennessee Cotton, Soybeans: Plant Bug, Stink Bug Numbers Low but Rising Jul 23, 2020

🕔Jul 23, 2020
Although plant bug populations remain lighter that usual, we are now seeing treatment levels in many fields. It’s time to switch to the drop cloth for best results. Stink bug […]

Texas High Plains Cotton: Lygus Still a Threat, Be Careful with PGRs – Podcast Jul 23, 2020

🕔Jul 23, 2020
Here’s this week’s Audio Podcast from your High Plains IPM AgriLife Agents recorded on 07/22/2020. Cotton: Lygus still a threat, and some fleahoppers, be careful about PGR applications. Corn: spider […]

Alabama Cotton: Be on Lookout for Bollworms, Stink Bugs, Plant Bugs Jul 21, 2020

🕔Jul 21, 2020
Bollworm Flight is On in South and Central AL We have been monitoring bollworm (corn earworm) moth traps in various locations across the state this summer. Last week (July 10-17) moth counts […]

Tennessee Cotton: Insecticide Concoctions for Plant Bugs in Blooming Crops Jul 16, 2020

🕔Jul 16, 2020
Although pressure is currently below average, it is increasing, which is to be expected as we enter the early blooming window. We have limited but good options to control plant […]

Texas Upper Coast Cotton: Mostly Passed Insect Concern Jul 14, 2020

🕔Jul 14, 2020
Most of our cotton is wrapping up around here, there’s open bolls scattered around, and the corn and milo is getting harvested. Cutout occurs when cotton is 5 Nodes Above […]

North Carolina Cotton: Plant Bug Scouting for Differently Aged Fields – Timing Is Everything Jul 8, 2020

🕔Jul 8, 2020
It has been a tough year for cotton across the state. As we move toward squaring and bloom stages, it is essential to plan plant bug scouting strategies depending on […]

Texas High Plains Cotton: Evaluating Wind, Hail Damage, Protecting Squares – Podcast Jun 25, 2020

🕔Jun 25, 2020
Wind/hail damage to cotton, protect square set from plant bugs and fleahoppers, grasshoppers in margins. Consider cotton PGR application, start fertility program. Corn and sorghum quiet, fall armyworm numbers increase […]

Alabama Cotton: Scouting, Control of Plant Bugs – Video Jun 24, 2020

🕔Jun 24, 2020
We have not been able to have face-to-face scout schools because of the corona virus so I have asked Alabama Extension entomologists Dr. Ron Smith and Dr. Scott Graham to […]

Texas Upper Coast Cotton: Bollworms and Stink Bugs Jun 22, 2020

🕔Jun 22, 2020
I am still seeing a few different plant bug species around, in cotton as well as other crops, but we should be able to stop worrying about damage from these […]

Tennessee Cotton: Early Season Plant Bug Management Jun 18, 2020

🕔Jun 18, 2020
Below are a few reminders as much of the crop will begin squaring in the next week. It’s too soon to know what kind of plant bug year we will […]

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