Alabama Cotton: Bollworms Moving North, Spider Mites Building Aug 10, 2020

🕔Aug 10, 2020
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

🕔Aug 5, 2020
Hot and dry weather are pushing whiteflies and spider mites. Bollworms and plant bugs are active, too.

Alabama Cotton: Insect Control Considerations for the Remainder of 2020 Aug 5, 2020

🕔Aug 5, 2020
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 […]

Alabama Cotton, Soybeans: Insects Mostly Quiet, Redbanded Stink Bugs a Concern Aug 4, 2020

🕔Aug 4, 2020
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. […]

Cotton – Southeast – More Pests Brewing, Pushed Along By Dry Conditions – AgFax Jul 30, 2020

🕔Jul 30, 2020
In Georiga, whiteflies continue to expand out of their normal range, complicating treatment decisions for other pests.

Alabama Cotton: Pest Report, Rainfastness Considerations Jul 29, 2020

🕔Jul 29, 2020
Last Thursday (7/23), we checked several cotton fields in historical silverleaf whitefly (SLWF) areas with NO positive detections of infestations. Still, though, anyone in areas that have had them in […]

Cotton – Southeast – Pest Pressure Taking Shape As Hot, Dry Weather Persists – AgFax Jul 22, 2020

🕔Jul 22, 2020
Whiteflies and spider mites are becoming more apparent, and treatments are going out

Alabama Cotton: Scouting, Controlling Stinkbugs – Video Jul 22, 2020

🕔Jul 22, 2020
One of our most damaging pests in cotton is the stinkbug. Alabama Extension entomologists Dr. Ron Smith and Dr. Scott Graham discuss how to scout for and control stinkbugs in […]

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 […]

Alabama Cotton: Scouting, Controlling Escaped Bollworms – Video Jul 21, 2020

🕔Jul 21, 2020
We will not be able to have a face-to-face cotton scouting school but I have worked with Alabama Extension entomologists Dr. Ron Smith and Dr. Scott Graham to produce a […]

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