Cotton – Southeast – Aphids Brewing On A Wider Basis – AgFax Southeast Cotton Jul 12, 2018

🕔Jul 12, 2018
Applications for aphids will likely be necessary in Alabama to make it possible to scout for bollworm eggs and hatching worms later this month. See comments by Ron Smith.

Cotton – Southeast – Bad Plant Bug Year Brewing – AgFax Southeast Cotton Jun 14, 2018

🕔Jun 14, 2018
One veteran entomologist says signs point to a heavy and prolonged plant bug season in parts of the region.

Cotton – Southeast: Pests Stirring; Rains Should Restart Planting – AgFax May 18, 2018

🕔May 18, 2018
Moisture, at last. Rain began falling this week across parts of our coverage area after a prolonged stretch of hot, dry weather. Planting had stopped on a wide basis due to […]

Cotton – Southeast – Whitefly Fight Continues – AgFax Sep 1, 2017

🕔Sep 1, 2017
Issues with silverleaf whitefly continue in Georgia, southeast Alabama and parts of Florida — especially in later cotton.

AgFax Southeast Cotton: Whitefly Stroll Through Georgia and into Alabama, Florida Aug 3, 2017

🕔Aug 3, 2017
Silverleaf whitefly greatly expanded their range in Georgia this summer and have now spread into adjoining areas in Alabama and Florida. They are present in 650,000 acres of cotton in Georgia […]

Cotton – Southeast – Pigweed Gains Lead As Rains Delay Spraying In Places – AgFax Jun 15, 2017

🕔Jun 15, 2017
Herbicide and fertilizer applications – plus late cotton planting -remain on hold due to persistent rain. Some pigweed has likely grown past the point that dicamba can control it.

Southeast Cotton, 5/18: Planting Moisture Running Short In Places – AgFax May 19, 2017

🕔May 19, 2017
Weather conditions greatly improved this week across much of our coverage area. Cool weather still prevailed in parts of the region last week, but daytime highs are more consistently in […]

Cotton – Southeast – Defoliation Widens, Assessments Vary On Disease Damage – AgFax Sep 8, 2016

🕔Sep 8, 2016
Defoliation is starting on a wider scale this week, mainly in early-planted and/or drought-stressed fields. Disease pressure varies, but target spot has gained the most attention in the lower Southeast. […]

Cotton – Southeast – Plant Bugs, Spider Mites Expand Their Reach – AgFax Jul 14, 2016

🕔Jul 14, 2016
Spider mites are being treated on a wider basis than usual in parts of the lower Southeast. Plant bugs are heavier and more widespread in North Carolina, and they seem […]

Cotton – Southeast – Plant Bugs, Spider Mites More Obvious – AgFax Jun 15, 2016

🕔Jun 15, 2016
Plant bugs are becoming more obvious in areas where cotton is squaring. More treatments were being reported this week. Spider mite applications have been reported in some areas, as well. And […]

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