A bollworm moth flight continues and plenty of fields either have been sprayed or will be. Treatments are being made on all technologies to varying degrees. Plant bug numbers bounced […]
After light populations earlier, plant bug pressure is taking shape. Bollworms also are being sprayed in multiple states.
With the persistent rain this spring, plenty of people were unable to plant all the corn they intended. How good corn looks now largely depends on how much it’s rained […]
Cotton planting has started, although not in a big way. Rain has stalled progress on a wide front, plus a cooling trend has prompted at least some growers to hold […]
Kudzu bugs are building on a wider basis this week. They appear to be turning up more solidly in 2015 in Georgia and South Carolina. More Louisiana parishes are on the […]
Plant bugs remain a factor. Spider mites are building in some cotton, prompting more treatments. Aphids are around, and some applications are being made.
Pivots are running in places to even out stands and activate herbicides. Conditions weren’t exactly ideal where some cotton was planted last week, so the water should help improve emergence […]
Cotton picking has started in at least one area in Louisiana. Cotton defoliation applications are being made on a somewhat wider basis in early fields. Some treatments have gone out […]
Soybean loopers have increased sharply in some areas but declined in others. Diseases are reducing populations in places. Some looper treatment failures are being reported in one part of North […]
Stink bugs are building on a wider basis in soybeans. Bollworms, fall armyworms and a host of other caterpillar pests are being treated to varying degrees. In the Midsouth, some […]