Cotton, Sorghum: Transform WG Gets Section 18 Emergency Use Exemptions

🕔May 16, 2019The EPA has granted Section 18 emergency use exemptions for Transform WG insecticide in cotton and sorghum.  Transform targets sap-feeding pests including the major yield-robbers – tarnished plant bug in […]

Arkansas Cotton: Section 18 Received for Transform for Tarnished Plant Bug

🕔Apr 12, 2019The Arkansas State Plant Board has received authorization for a Section 18 Emergency Exemption for Transform WG on Cotton.  The Emergency Exemption is effective June 1 through October 31, 2019.  The […]

Tennessee Cotton, Soybeans: Insect Issues to Look For

🕔Jul 26, 2018Insect pests are irritatingly unpredictable about when, where and how bad infestations will be. But there are patterns that repeat themselves annually.

Arkansas Cotton: Tarnished Plant Bugs – Insecticide Rainfastness

🕔Jul 19, 2018Tarnished plant bug numbers are picking up in cotton and with pop-up rainfall we experience this time of year, we are getting calls on how long an insecticide needs to […]

Texas LRGV Crops: Premature Senescence; Whiteflies

🕔Jun 29, 2018It’s amazing how things can change so quickly from one week to the next. The Valley accumulated quite a bit of rainfall last week with most areas receiving anywhere from […]

Tennessee Cotton: Transform Again Available for Tarnished Plant Bug Control

🕔Apr 21, 2017The EPA as once again approved the Section 18 application allowing the use of Transform WG to control tarnished plant bugs in cotton

Tennessee Cotton: Approval of Section 18 For Transform for Plant Bugs

🕔Jun 8, 2016There was some good news Tuesday as the EPA approved the Section 18 requests allowing the emergency use of Transform in cotton for the control of tarnished plant bugs.

Cotton Farmers Need Section 18 on Transform to Fight Tarnished Plant Bug – DTN

🕔May 16, 2016The EPA is weighing a request for a Section 18 emergency use exemption of sulfoxaflor, the active ingredient in Dow’s Transform insecticide, for cotton growers in three Southern states. The […]

Mississippi Cotton: Tarnished Plant Bug Control Without Transform

🕔Feb 5, 2016With the recent cancellation of the Transform label in Mississippi, management of tarnished plant bug in cotton becomes more difficult.

Mississippi: Best Way to Manage Tarnished Plant Bug

🕔Mar 6, 2015The tarnished plant bug is the most important insect pest of cotton in the Mississippi Delta. Management with insecticides has become difficult in recent years and more tools are needed […]

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