Alabama: Unusual Weather Gives Unusual Year for Cotton Insects Jul 1, 2020

🕔Jul 1, 2020
Mild winter weather, cool spring days and a handful of heat-filled scorchers combined to create an interesting situation with cotton insects this spring and summer. Alabama Cooperative Extension System crop […]

Midsouth Cotton and Soybeans Restored to Transform WG Label Jul 16, 2019

🕔Jul 16, 2019
EPA has issued an expanded label for Transform WG insecticide with Isoclast active. Eight new crops, including corn and alfalfa, are on the expanded label, which also restores the previously […]

Cotton, Sorghum: Transform WG Gets Section 18 Emergency Use Exemptions May 16, 2019

🕔May 16, 2019
The 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, 2019

🕔Apr 12, 2019
The 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, 2018

🕔Jul 26, 2018
Insect 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, 2018

🕔Jul 19, 2018
Tarnished 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, 2018

🕔Jun 29, 2018
It’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, 2017

🕔Apr 21, 2017
The 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, 2016

🕔Jun 8, 2016
There 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, 2016

🕔May 16, 2016
The 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 […]

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