Laykyn Rainbolt, Contributing Editor Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Midsouth Cotton, sponsored by the Midsouth Cotton Team of Amvac Chemical Corporation. Subscribe OVERVIEW Blooms are appearing […]
Aphids, plant bugs and spider mites are all turning up in cotton. No huge infestations are turning up, but applications have been necessary in places.
A stretch of mostly dry weather has settled over the region and is helping bring along the crop. People do hope it doesn't remain too dry for too long.
A dry spell is in the forecast for up to 10 days. Among other things, that probably will trigger more pest pressure. The loss of dicamba registrations further complicates the season.
Laykyn Rainbolt, Contributing Editor Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Midsouth Cotton, sponsored by the Midsouth Cotton Team of Amvac Chemical Corporation. Subscribe OVERVIEW Midsouth cotton planting […]
Farmers take advantage of open weather in parts of the region but colder temperatures are in the forecast. That may punch the pause button for some growers, especially in the upper Midsouth.
In the past week, I have looked at a few central Louisiana cotton fields that appeared to have severe thrips injury, yet no adult or immature thrips were present. Thrips […]
In the past two weeks, instances of true armyworms (TAW) in wheat, corn and pastures have increased across the state.
R.L., Dennis, and Kylie talk about current crop conditions and working remotely. Kylie interviews Dr. Sebe Brown about seed treatments in cotton and soybeans. Kim Brown talks about current pesticide […]
Cotton Seed Treatments – Comparing Your Choices Mar 13, 2020
In Louisiana and the cotton belt, thrips are considered the No. 1 early-season pest of seedling cotton. Tobacco thrips compose the primary species infesting Louisiana cotton, while western flower thrips […]