Alabama Cotton: Controlling Early Season Pests Apr 27, 2021

🕔Apr 27, 2021
There are many risk factors associated with production agriculture—many of them including aspects that producers cannot control. Weather, rainfall and pressures from cotton pests are all factors with a large […]

Alabama Cotton: Will You Need to Spray Thrips This Year? Apr 27, 2021

🕔Apr 27, 2021
Sometimes knowing if a supplemental foliar spray for thrips management is needed can be tricky. Some years an at-plant insecticide can get us through the thrips window (≈5-6th true leaf) but […]

Southeast Cotton: Early Thrips, Nematode Control Critical for a Good Season Mar 16, 2021

🕔Mar 16, 2021
As the 2021 planting season approaches, it’s customary to look back and contemplate what happened last season and the many, many decades of seasons that preceded even last year. Nothing […]

Alabama Cotton: Time to Start Preparing for Thrips Management Mar 5, 2021

🕔Mar 5, 2021
As the 2021 cotton production season approaches, it is time to start preparing for thrips management. Thrips are the dominate insect pest of seedling cotton in Alabama. Each year, thrips […]

Alabama Cotton: Using the Thrips Infestation Predicator – Video Feb 22, 2021

🕔Feb 22, 2021
In this edition of On The Farm in Alabama, Alabama Extension entomologist Dr. Scott Graham and regional Extension agent Eddie McGriff discuss thrips control in cotton and the yield increases […]

Alabama Soybeans: Caterpillar Infestations, Redbanded Stink Bugs on the Move Sep 2, 2020

🕔Sep 2, 2020
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 […]

Alabama Cotton, Soybeans: Don’t Stop Scouting for Insects Aug 25, 2020

🕔Aug 25, 2020
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 […]

Alabama Soybeans: Everything to Know About Redbanded Stink Bugs – Video Aug 11, 2020

🕔Aug 11, 2020
For soybean growers in central and south Alabama, the Redbanded stink bug is a very aggressive and damaging pest in soybeans. Here is a short video to help with identifying, […]

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.

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