Cotton is blooming widely now. That means it needs rain, which has been spotty, at best, for weeks.
Tarnished plant bug infestations are sporadic and variable, mostly a scout a spray scenario.
Dr. Scott Stewart discusses his latest research on the impact of seed treatments and burndown timing in soybeans planted behind a cover crop.
Residual herbicides have browned up some cotton more than might be expected, two of our contacts noted this week. The effect has occurred wtith several herbicides and/or adjuvants.
The EPA has approved Tennessee’s Section 18 request for Sivanto (a.k.a. Sivanto prime) in sweet sorghum for control of sugarcane aphid. This product is already fully labeled on grain sorghum, […]
As often happens, there is a flurry of activity in early planted cotton. Plant bugs often stack up there first until other cotton starts squaring. I’ve also had reports of […]
Cotton is squaring widely now and plant bugs are finding it. Abnormally large bollworm flight taking shape in parts of region, too.
Planting has stopped in places where growers have either run out of moisture or are waiting for soils to dry out. How much later people will plant cotton remains an open […]
Delays abound. Will Delta farmers buckle down and plant the last acres late? The price of soybeans may influence how long growers will keep cotton seed flowing.
Thus far, reports are that thrips populations have been relatively light but picking up. The forecast model has been predicting that cotton planted after May 15th will face the highest infestations […]