Texas LRGV Cotton: Heavy Whiteflies, Late Season Thrips Jul 23, 2020

🕔Jul 23, 2020
General Situation/ Harvest Time Weather continues to be incredibly hot in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. Many growers were either applying the first or second round of defoliant this week […]

Georgia Peanuts: Thrips and Tomato Spotted wilt Virus Control Jul 15, 2020

🕔Jul 15, 2020
Come August, the state’s peanut growers will either be reaping the payoff of their spring efforts to control for tomato spotted wilt virus, or they will be planning ways to […]

Texas Plains Cotton: Beneficial Rains, Insects Creeping Up Jul 14, 2020

🕔Jul 14, 2020
General Status A very hot one from mid-week on and into the forecast. And the area finally received some beneficial rainfall last weekend/early this week. It seems amounts varied by […]

Texas LRGV Cotton: Heavy Boll Loads, Late Season Thrips Jul 10, 2020

🕔Jul 10, 2020
General Situation/ Harvest Another very hot and windy week. This week we had temperatures ranging from 98 -101 F and our nights have been steadily at 78-80 F. We are […]

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 […]

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