Georgia Cotton: Relative Plant Growth Regulator Requirements for 2018

🕔Jan 12, 2018Plant growth regulator (PGR) applications are often necessary in cotton to reduce vegetative growth and maintain a manageable crop in Georgia.  However, making such decisions can be difficult because of […]

Texas Plains: Bollworms a Problem in Cotton, Sorghum; Diseases Flourish in Corn

🕔Aug 31, 2017General Status All apologies for this newsletter being late to those who faithfully look to this newsletter for regular pest status updates. In the mud and muck, not to mention […]

Mississippi Cotton: Considerations for Plant Growth Regulator Applications

🕔Jul 7, 2017Given improved weather conditions and potential reduction in square retention, a number of plant growth regulator applications have been made in the past two weeks. A few points should be […]

Virginia Cotton: Pix, Boron Becoming Priority, Insect Issues Remain Low

🕔Jul 7, 2017Good general rainfall averages from around a half inch to over 3 inches in some spots are going to make decisions regarding growth regulators much simpler. Some cotton is over […]

Oklahoma Cotton: Early Planted Fields Nearing Bloom, Overall Crop in Good Condition

🕔Jul 5, 2017The 2017 cotton planting window is now closed for the state. Overall, it has been a fairly challenging start for many producers, but we believe the overall crop is in […]

Georgia Cotton: Rainfastness of PGRs

🕔Jun 28, 2017We are 2nd and 3rd week into squaring now, and we’re starting to put out our plant growth regulators. With all the rain we are having, we need to keep […]

Tennessee Cotton: Managing Plant Growth During 2017

🕔Jun 28, 2017Over the past 10-14 days, our cotton crop has really taken-off.  Rains and warmer temperatures have promoted rapid growth over the past week and Plant Growth Regulator (PGR) applications will […]

North Carolina Cotton: 7 Considerations Before Making PGR Decisions

🕔Jun 27, 20172017 has brought another challenging spring, with another cool and wet planting season, and excessive rains in much of the state. As such, most cotton is later than normal again […]

Alabama Cotton, Peanuts: Excessive Rainfall May Cause Field Issues

🕔Jun 20, 2017Producers from all areas of Alabama have had planting or harvesting delays and are now making management decisions based on excessive rainfall. The summer months of 2016 ended in a […]

Texas Upper Coast Pests: Watch for Bollworms, Get Ready for Plant Growth Regulators

🕔Jun 19, 2017This week we’ve been finding some stink bugs and some bollworms in cotton in all three counties. Currently we are mostly finding damage and newly hatched larvae. As the grain […]

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