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 […]

Texas High Plains Cotton: More High Winds and Hail, Still Dry Jun 26, 2020

🕔Jun 26, 2020
General Status For another week, our fields were windblown and dry, unless hail stones fell. Although we did have a few days without constant high winds allowing some area fields […]

Texas High Plains Cotton: Hail Knocks Back Some Fields – Podcast Jun 12, 2020

🕔Jun 12, 2020
Helpful rain, several cotton fields lost, check stand counts in cotton, thrips still high in cotton in places. Corn and sorghum looking pretty good. A few oddball pests in cotton […]

Tennessee Cotton: Thrips Control – Video Jun 12, 2020

🕔Jun 12, 2020
Scott Stewart shares more information on thrips control in this video.

Texas Blacklands: Insects on the Rise, Watch for Fleahoppers, Spider Mites Jun 9, 2020

🕔Jun 9, 2020
GENERAL: Wheat harvest across the area is almost finished with yield reports still ranging from upper 40 bushels per acre to as much as the low 60 bushels per acre. […]

Texas Plains Cotton: Heavy Thrips; Storms Bring Rains, Hail Jun 9, 2020

🕔Jun 9, 2020
General Status The biggest event of the week happened last night (June 4) with a rainstorm finally moving through the area. While widespread, rainfall totals varied from “at least we […]

Texas High Plains Cotton: Hot and Dry, Thrips Still Increasing – Podcast Jun 5, 2020

🕔Jun 5, 2020
Rain critical, dryland in peril, thrips very high in places like Tulia, a few cotton aphids starting, pillbugs and other things in no-till or minimum till with heavy cover. https://agrilife.org/lubbock/files/2020/06/High_Plains_6.3.2020.mp3

Tennessee Cotton: Thrips Be Rolling Jun 5, 2020

🕔Jun 5, 2020
It’s been a challenge getting our crops in the ground, and our planting dates are really stretched out. It is especially important that our late planted cotton gets off to […]

Tennessee Cotton: Dealing with Thrips, Loss of Dicamba – Podcast Jun 5, 2020

🕔Jun 5, 2020
Farmers facing heavy thrips infestation and the late-breaking news that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit has vacated registrations for three dicamba herbicides. It’s all covered in this […]

North Carolina Cotton: Time to Watch for Thrips Jun 4, 2020

🕔Jun 4, 2020
This planting season has been frustrating to say the least. We had a 5-day stretch of good planting weather during May 13-17, 2020, and intermittently at other times during May, […]

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