Alabama Peanuts: Insects Slowly Building, Keep Scouting

🕔Jul 20, 2018Rains have continued for the most part in Alabama with almost none of the key peanut production areas marked as drought on the US Drought Monitor website. This is good […]

Texas Plains Cotton: Irrigated Fields Look Good, Dryland Has Failed

🕔Jun 26, 2018After a hard-fought emergence battle, and some area rains, we are starting to see some green countryside in West Texas. It is a good to look across our irrigated fields […]

Georgia Peanuts: Scout for Lesser Cornstalk Borer, Southern Corn Rootworm

🕔Jun 19, 2018In spite of the consistent rainfall that much of Georgia’s peanut growing region received from mid-May through early June, I have received several reports of fields at threshold for lesser […]

Texas Plains Cotton: Thrips Resurgence; Scout for Fleahoppers, Lygus

🕔Jun 19, 2018General Status Showers continue to cross our region, the latest round this week leaving the gift of between 0.3” and nearly 2” with most of our fields getting around 0.75”. […]

Oklahoma Crops: Section 18 for Transform Use in Cotton and Sorghum.

🕔Jun 15, 2018Much needed rain has falling over most of the state with the exception of some areas. The forecast is calling for rain and cooler temperature starting from Sunday June 17 […]

Texas Plains Cotton: Heat – Thrips – Stand Issues

🕔Jun 12, 2018General Status Hot and dry environmental conditions are still predominating our world and remain our main obstacle to overcome. Some of us did receive relief last night with the arrival […]

West Texas Cotton: Should I Be on the Lookout for Thrips?

🕔Jun 11, 2018I have noticed some thrips damage on the early planted cotton especially in the areas north of Lubbock. Fields that have already reached 4 true-leaf stage are pretty much safe […]

Texas Plains Cotton: Wireworms, Thrips, Drought Stress

🕔Jun 4, 2018Welcome to the 2018 growing season and another round of the Plains Pest Management Newsletter here to serve and update Hale, Swisher, & Floyd County with pest and crop updates […]

North Carolina Cotton: Should You Spray for Thrips? 4 Questions to Ask

🕔May 25, 20181. What is the growth stage of the cotton? I cannot stress the importance of this point. Cotton is the most susceptible by far before the two-leaf stage and adults […]

South Carolina Cotton: Thrips – Seed Treatments and Foliar Applications

🕔May 25, 2018We continue to focus on management of thrips. Hopefully, you have been able to get some of your crop planted. It has been wet for a couple of weeks, and […]

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