Texas West Plains Cotton: Insects Scarce but Keep Scouting

🕔Aug 16, 2019Cotton ranges from 8 nodes above white flower (very late cotton) to O nodes above white flower (blooming out the top). Ideally your cotton would be the latter, because we […]

Arkansas: Major Bollworm Flight Moving Through; Stink Bugs in Rice

🕔Aug 9, 2019Cotton In south Arkansas this past week there has been a huge flight of bollworm moths and these numbers are not being reflected in our moth traps.  We think this […]

Texas West Plains Cotton: Scout Conventional Fields for Bollworms

🕔Aug 8, 2019Area producers need to be scouting conventional cotton for bollworms! This week (August 5-8) the scouts and I have been finding cotton bollworms at or above threshold in conventional cotton. […]

Virginia Cotton: Some Crops Getting Safe, Some Need Protection

🕔Aug 7, 2019After seeing some scouting reports along with personal observations over the last several days I would characterize our overall crop situation as advanced, and scattered insect pressure. Moth traps are […]

Tennessee Soybeans, Cotton: What Pests Are Present?

🕔Aug 2, 2019I don’t think I have had a call about soybean all week, but my observations suggest we need to be scouting for stink bugs in our earliest beans, and in […]

Tennessee Cotton: When Should I Quit Spraying?

🕔Aug 2, 2019For the most part the answer is not yet! It’s important to protect your cotton crop from insect feeding until NAWF5 + 350 DD60’s. This general rule applies to a […]

Virginia Cotton: When Can You Stop Spraying for Plant Bugs?

🕔Aug 2, 2019I made an error this week in my Southeast Ag Fax post and referred to the last spray date in cotton as “cutout.” What I should have said is, cotton […]

Georgia Cotton: IPM Considerations for August

🕔Aug 1, 2019Producers in Georgia have the opportunity to fully utilize an integrated approach to pest management (IPM) utilizing a variety of control tactics rather than relying solely on one method of […]

Alabama Cotton: Insect Management Considerations for the Remainder of 2019

🕔Jul 29, 2019In most seasons, we would be entering the home stretch for cotton insect control by early August. While this may be true for fields planted on time in 2019, it […]

Georgia Cotton: Plenty Of Decisions Ahead In Worth County

🕔Jul 29, 2019We have intensively scouted numerous cotton fields over the past few weeks. Obviously, we are finding a wide range of planting dates and age groups within the same field due […]

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