Georgia Cotton: Whitefly Problem Not Over Until the Last Leaf Falls Sep 8, 2017

🕔Sep 8, 2017Farmers in South Georgia have had their fair share of battles this year. Unfortunately, many cotton fields were plagued with Whiteflies this year as noted in the last post. However, […]

California Cotton: Pest Surveys Show Limited Whitefly Infestations, Abundant Aphids Sep 6, 2017

🕔Sep 6, 2017Introduction Sampling for the silverleaf whitefly (SLWF) surveys began on Tuesday, July 11, 2017. Program personnel collected samples from pink bollworm (PBW) trap sites at 5% of all cotton fields […]

Alabama Cotton: Looming Whitefly Disaster – What To Do (Video) Aug 31, 2017

🕔Aug 31, 2017In this video (see below), Auburn University Extension Entomologist Ron Smith discusses options for managing silverleaf whitefly in Alabama cotton in 2017. Heavy pressure built in the state’s southeastern counties […]

Alabama: Scout Late-Soybeans for Loopers, Whiteflies a Threat to Cotton Aug 30, 2017

🕔Aug 30, 2017During the 3rd week of August cotton bollworm (CBW) moth trap catch numbers increased significantly over the previous week in Baldwin and Escambia Counties and declined in Autauga and Limestone […]

Alabama Cotton: Silverleaf Whitefly Is a Devastating Pest – What You Need to Know Aug 29, 2017

🕔Aug 29, 2017The silverleaf whitefly (SLWF) is proving to be a big problem for cotton producers in Alabama. First found in Alabama in 1997, SLWF feeds on cotton plants and has been […]

Florida Cotton: Silverleaf Whiteflies Invade the Panhandle Aug 25, 2017

🕔Aug 25, 2017Sliverleaf whiteflies (SLWF), also known as sweet potato whiteflies, are a major pest in many cropping systems. The SLWF has a broad feeding range of over 600 host plants, which […]

Alabama Cotton: Controlling Silverleaf Whitefly Aug 22, 2017

🕔Aug 22, 2017The silverleaf whitefly is a devastating economic pest of cotton. A multi-county area surrounding Tifton, GA was heavily infested in 2016. In 2017, this infested area has spread over much […]

Texas Upper Coast: Generally Good Yields, Look for Whiteflies in Later Cotton Aug 17, 2017

🕔Aug 17, 2017Harvest has been going on great in the upper gulf coast. I’ve seen and heard about good corn, milo, and cotton yields this year. We’ve had a few disagreements with […]

Georgia Field Reports: Corn Harvest in Full Swings, Rains Causing Problems for Wine Grapes Aug 15, 2017

🕔Aug 15, 2017Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 13, 2017. County Comments Nathan Eason, White County  Daily rains made it difficult to spray vineyards. Approximately half of all silage […]

Georgia Cotton: Whitefly Infestations Across the State – What Can You Do? Aug 14, 2017

🕔Aug 14, 2017Silverleaf whitefly (SLWF) infestations are being observed in cotton in parts of Georgia. Historically SLWF is a localized pest, requiring management in a relatively small geographic area. High populations of […]

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