Alabama was expected to yield in the neighborhood of 900 lb/A statewide prior to Hurricane Sally. However, even before Sally numerous cloudy, wet days had already caused some level of […]
Over the past 7 days we have seen and heard reports of high (60-100 per 5 row feet) infestations of velvetbean caterpillars (VBC) and soybean loopers (SBL) in fields across much of the southern […]
Recent rainy weather has helped the crop and maybe reduced whitefly pressure, but it also could encourage disease development going into September.
Cotton Lately, the biggest question we are getting is how much longer do I need to spray my cotton? This is not always a cut and dry answer. Research from […]
Whitefly applications continue as the insect develops in more cotton in Georgia and southeast Alabama.
Georgia contends with whitefly, which are gaining ground outside of their normal geographic range.
Thankfully bollworm pressure in south and central Alabama was relatively light this year, and we did not receive any calls on escaped worms in those regions. However, we have received […]
Cotton – Southeast – Insects Ramping Up, Whiteflies Add Complications In Lower Region – AgFax Aug 5, 2020
Hot and dry weather are pushing whiteflies and spider mites. Bollworms and plant bugs are active, too.
In most seasons, we would be entering the home stretch for cotton insect control by early August. While this may be true for fields planted on time in 2020, it is not […]
Cotton Overall insect activity in Alabama is quiet. We are finding low levels of aphids in many fields, and a few tarnished and clouded plant bugs in nearly every field. […]