Cotton – Delta States – More Bolls Popping, Early Defoliation About To Start – AgFax Midsouth Cotton
The crop is shaping up nicely, with great potential across plenty of acres. The trick is (as always) to get it to the gin.
Cotton continues to run noticeably ahead of schedule through much of the region, plus the crop looks quite promising.
Cotton: 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 […]
Insect pests are irritatingly unpredictable about when, where and how bad infestations will be. But there are patterns that repeat themselves annually.
Bollworm activity has widened and treatments have been going out on a broader basis. Some slippage has been noted in triple-gene cotton in one location in central Louisiana. See comments by Sebe […]
Moth traps and field reports indicate the beginnings of the bollworm moth flight that could affect both cotton and soybean. Below are my suggestions on deciding if and when to […]
The bollworm moth flight continues and that’s complicating control decisions, especially where plant bugs came in hard and heavy.
Cotton bloomed way ahead of the Fourth of July, thanks to plenty of heat, which also has pushed bollworm moths and egg laying.
It is uncertain how big our moth flight will be this year. As usual, bollworm moth catches have been generally low to this point. However, you can expect activity to […]
Now through the end of July is the critical time to manage infestations of plant bugs and stink bugs. Of course it varies considerably, but we are seeing more consistent […]