Tennessee Soybeans: Don’t Stop the Scouting – Podcast

🕔Sep 12, 2018Dr. Scott Stewart advises producers to keep scouting late soybeans for insects. Listen to the latest episode.

Cotton – Midsouth – Picking Starts But Then Stalls Ahead of Hurricane

🕔Sep 7, 2018At least some cotton was picked in Mississippi and Tennessee before Hurricane Gordon touched land on the Gulf Coast.

Cotton – Midsouth – Promising Crop, Defoliation Widens Into Upper Delta – AgFax

🕔Aug 31, 2018More defoliation has started, with applications underway at least into northeast Arkansas. So far, no reports of cotton actually being picked. In parts of the region, growers are focusing on wrapping […]

North Carolina Cotton: When Should You Stop Spraying for Tarnished Plant Bugs?

🕔Aug 24, 2018To answer this question, you need to know when the field first reached cutout, which is at 4 nodes above the first position white flower. Keep in mind that the […]

Cotton – Midsouth – Any Defoliation Yet? Rains May Have Delayed Early Start – AgFax

🕔Aug 23, 2018Heavy rains fell in parts of the Delta states, starting late last week. Amounts of 2 to 4 inches were common, although totals of 6 to 12 inches fell in spots. […]

Tennessee Cotton, Soybeans: Keep Watching Late Fields for Insects

🕔Aug 21, 2018Most early planted cotton has accumulated more than 350 DD60s past NAWF5, and thus, insect management is generally unnecessary. There continue to be a few reports of corn earworm infestations […]

Cotton – Delta States – More Bolls Popping, Early Defoliation About To Start – AgFax Midsouth Cotton

🕔Aug 16, 2018The crop is shaping up nicely, with great potential across plenty of acres. The trick is (as always) to get it to the gin.

Cotton – Midsouth – “The Crop Wants To Go Home Early This Year” – AgFax Midsouth Cotton

🕔Aug 9, 2018Cotton continues to run noticeably ahead of schedule through much of the region, plus the crop looks quite promising.

Tennessee Cotton, Soybeans: Spider Mites and Bollworms

🕔Aug 3, 2018Cotton: Much of our cotton is within 7-10 days of when insect controls can be terminated, and it looks like this cotton may outrun the bollworm moth flight in many areas. Soybean: There […]

Tennessee Cotton, Soybeans: Insect Issues to Look For

🕔Jul 26, 2018Insect pests are irritatingly unpredictable about when, where and how bad infestations will be. But there are patterns that repeat themselves annually.

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