Texas West Plains Cotton: Mostly Pest Free with Some Problem Pockets Aug 24, 2021

🕔Aug 24, 2021
Cotton ranges from 5 nodes above white flower to hard cut-out. Ideally cotton will be blooming out-the-top by now; because we have reached that point when the odds of a […]

Texas Blacklands Cotton: Pest Activity Remains High Jul 7, 2021

🕔Jul 7, 2021
GENERAL Cotton fields are progressing nicely, and have a good square set especially for being in waterlogged soils for almost the entire month of May. I did start picking up […]

Texas LRGV: Sorghum Harvest Underway, Few Pests in Cotton Jul 7, 2021

🕔Jul 7, 2021
General Situation Growers have been harvesting grain sorghum again this week working around the rain showers and I have heard reports of good yields in both dryland and irrigated sorghum […]

Mississippi: Everything to Know About Tarnished Plant Bugs – Podcast Jul 31, 2020

🕔Jul 31, 2020
Angus and Whitney sit down with Bobby and Jason to talk all things Tarnished Plant Bug including Alternate Hosts and Control Measures. http://extension.msstate.edu/sites/default/files/audio/Angus%207-29-20.mp3

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 Cotton: Managing Lygus Bugs Jul 16, 2020

🕔Jul 16, 2020
The western tarnished plant bug (Lygus hesperus Knight) is one of several Lygus species that feeds on cotton terminals, squares, and small bolls. Adults are 1/4-inch-long, have a conspicuous triangle […]

Alabama Cotton: Tarnished Plant Bug Alert Jul 8, 2020

🕔Jul 8, 2020
Due to abundant rainfall over most of the state in recent weeks, the migration of adult plant bugs from wild host (daisy fleabane) has been slow and extended over several […]

South Carolina Cotton: It’s Getting Easier To Find Pests Jun 26, 2020

🕔Jun 26, 2020
Across the state: Jonathan Croft, county agent in Orangeburg County, reported that he is seeing a few aphids in older cotton. Charles Davis, county agent in Calhoun County, had the […]

Tennessee: Insects Mostly Quiet Jun 26, 2020

🕔Jun 26, 2020
It’s been a generally quite week for insect problem but below are some reminders and suggestions.

North Carolina Cotton: Plant Bug Scouting, Thresholds Change with Bloom Jun 25, 2019

🕔Jun 25, 2019
When cotton blooms, it’s time to switch sampling and thresholds for plant bugs. This previous article covered why you should scout differently in pre-bloom and post-bloom cotton. There is no […]

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