The Thrips Infestation Predictor for Cotton is a useful tool for predicting whether a foliar insecticide application is needed for thrips control in cotton. It uses local weather data in association with […]
We kicked off the 2021 Cotton Focus Video Series with two videos from Dr. Scott Stewart. To wrap the event up, we are providing a final video covering plant bugs […]
As corn harvest begins and we start finishing off the cotton crop, it’s hard to find time to keep up the good fight on soybean insect management. But make no […]
Hurricane Laura threatens crops on a wide basis, especially on the western side of the Midsouth.
Listen to audio version. We’re seeing various caterpillars but not in high numbers. I’m not finding a high number of loopers yet, but keep an eye out because people to […]
Listen to audio version. Usually, during that first week of September, it’s time to cut fields loose, just based on typical frost dates, regardless of the maturity of that crop. […]
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Cotton – Midsouth/Delta – Bollworms Head North, More Cotton Moves Into Safety Zone – AgFax Aug 13, 2020
Open bolls are becoming a bit more obvious in the lower Midsouth. More cotton has cut out and moved past the point that pests matter.
The heaviest bollworm egg lay in several years has progressed through a significant portion of the region.
Although current moth activity remains relatively low, I’m expecting a peak of moth activity sometime beginning around August 5th through 10th. Bollworm (a.k.a., corn earworm) poses a significant threat to […]