Alabama Cotton: Insect Control Considerations for the Remainder of 2020 Aug 5, 2020

🕔Aug 5, 2020
In 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 2020, it is not […]

Alabama Cotton, Soybeans: Insects Mostly Quiet, Redbanded Stink Bugs a Concern Aug 4, 2020

🕔Aug 4, 2020
Cotton Overall insect activity in Alabama is quiet. We are finding low levels of aphids in many fields, and a few tarnished and clouded plant bugs in nearly every field. […]

Tennessee Cotton, Soybeans: Plant Bug, Stink Bug Numbers Low but Rising Jul 23, 2020

🕔Jul 23, 2020
Although plant bug populations remain lighter that usual, we are now seeing treatment levels in many fields. It’s time to switch to the drop cloth for best results. Stink bug […]

Alabama Cotton: Scouting, Controlling Stinkbugs – Video Jul 22, 2020

🕔Jul 22, 2020
One of our most damaging pests in cotton is the stinkbug. Alabama Extension entomologists Dr. Ron Smith and Dr. Scott Graham discuss how to scout for and control stinkbugs in […]

Alabama Cotton: Be on Lookout for Bollworms, Stink Bugs, Plant Bugs Jul 21, 2020

🕔Jul 21, 2020
Bollworm Flight is On in South and Central AL We have been monitoring bollworm (corn earworm) moth traps in various locations across the state this summer. Last week (July 10-17) moth counts […]

Texas Blacklands Cotton: Insects Slowing Down, Keep Scouting Fields Jul 17, 2020

🕔Jul 17, 2020
GENERAL: Hot temperatures moved in the area over the last week with some of the highest temperatures of the year occurring last weekend through the middle of the week. Thankfully, […]

Texas Upper Coast Cotton: Mostly Passed Insect Concern Jul 14, 2020

🕔Jul 14, 2020
Most of our cotton is wrapping up around here, there’s open bolls scattered around, and the corn and milo is getting harvested. Cutout occurs when cotton is 5 Nodes Above […]

Georgia Cotton: Tips for Scouting, Managing Stink Bugs – Podcast Jul 10, 2020

🕔Jul 10, 2020
Stink bug management and scouting is an important tool for cotton growers in Georgia. In this short video podcast, Dr. Phillip Roberts, UGA Extension Cotton Entomologist, discusses the best ways […]

Texas Upper Coast Cotton: Bollworms and Stink Bugs Jun 22, 2020

🕔Jun 22, 2020
I am still seeing a few different plant bug species around, in cotton as well as other crops, but we should be able to stop worrying about damage from these […]

North Carolina Corn: How to Scout and Manage Stink Bugs Pre-Tassel Jun 15, 2020

🕔Jun 15, 2020
With corn shooting up, some fields are not too far away from tasseling. It is critical to scout all corn when the primary ear is growing and to protect it […]

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