Texas Blacklands Cotton: Thrips on the Rise, Watch for Emerging Weeds May 7, 2022

🕔May 7, 2022
GENERAL: Another good area wide rain event came this week and brought as much as 3” to parts of the area. Prior to the rain insect activity in cotton was […]

Texas Blacklands: Widespread Rains Aid Crops May 2, 2022

🕔May 2, 2022
GENERAL The area wide soaking we have been hoping for, finally arrived earlier this week. The recent rains will help wheat finish out the crop and keep the corn and […]

Iowa Field Reports: Corn Rootworms, Spider Mites, and Soybean Gall Midge Aug 5, 2021

🕔Aug 5, 2021
Corn rootworms, spider mites, soybean gall midge, and the hot and dry conditions were common questions or issues received or observed by ISU Extension and Outreach field agronomists this past […]

South Carolina Cotton: Bollworms on the Rise Aug 3, 2021

🕔Aug 3, 2021
Captures of bollworm moths in my pheromone traps increased again this week and might continue up for next week. We will keep reporting the numbers. Moths are in the air, […]

California Almonds: Hull Split Spray Considerations in a Tight Fiscal Year Jul 20, 2021

🕔Jul 20, 2021
In a tight fiscal year, the decision of whether or not to make a hull split spray is an easy one: do it. However, the number of hull split sprays, […]

South Carolina Cotton: Aphids on the Rise, Look Out for Spider Mites Jun 29, 2021

🕔Jun 29, 2021
We are leaving thrips in the rear-view mirror and dealing with aphids, spider mites, and plant bugs head-on. As the crop starts to set squares, we will observe increasing populations […]

Texas Blacklands IPM: Lots of Pests but No Economic Threats for Now Apr 30, 2021

🕔Apr 30, 2021
GENERAL Wheat across the area is progressing nicely and some fields are starting to have the heads change colors as the grain filling process continues. Leaf and stripe rust spores […]

Texas Upper Coast Cotton: Early Season Pest Thresholds Apr 12, 2021

🕔Apr 12, 2021
We’ve been off to a chilly and windy start, and nearly everywhere needs rain, but most of our cotton is in the ground now, and soybeans are currently being planted. […]

Alabama Cotton: How Did Insects Impact This Year’s Crop? Oct 13, 2020

🕔Oct 13, 2020
Alabama was expected to yield in the neighborhood of 900 lb/A statewide prior to Hurricane Sally. However, even before Sally numerous cloudy, wet days had already caused some level of […]

Alabama Cotton: Scouting for, Control of Spider Mites – Video Aug 19, 2020

🕔Aug 19, 2020
Alabama Extension entomologist Dr. Scott Graham discusses scouting for and control of spider mites in cotton. 

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