Georgia Cotton: Plenty Of Decisions Ahead In Worth County Jul 29, 2019

🕔Jul 29, 2019
We have intensively scouted numerous cotton fields over the past few weeks. Obviously, we are finding a wide range of planting dates and age groups within the same field due […]

Texas LRGV Crops: Hot, Muggy – Here Come the Whiteflies Jun 21, 2019

🕔Jun 21, 2019
It’s been a very hot, muggy, dry week in the LRGV. Temperatures have been in the high 90s with some days above 100. But either way the heat index makes […]

Texas LRGV IPM: More Fleahoppers in Cotton; Sugarcane Aphids Take Off in Sorghum May 17, 2019

🕔May 17, 2019
General Situation Hot and muggy this week as the LRGV received some rain on Monday and Tuesday and a little on Wednesday. Harlingen, Raymondville and Weslaco areas received anywhere from […]

Georgia Cotton: Whitefly Pressure a Concern for Late Planted Crops Sep 13, 2018

🕔Sep 13, 2018
Georgia cotton farmers who planted their crop late this year need to be mindful of potential whitefly pressure, according to Phillip Roberts, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension entomologist. Because whiteflies […]

California Cotton: Silverleaf Whitefly, Aphid Numbers Low Aug 14, 2018

🕔Aug 14, 2018
Introduction The third round of sampling for the silverleaf whitefly (SLWF) surveys began on Monday, July 30, 2018. Program personnel collected samples from designated sites at 10% of all cotton […]

Texas LRGV Crops: First Cotton Bolls; Insects Picking Up Speed Jun 15, 2018

🕔Jun 15, 2018
This week we have seen some rain showers here and there. Some rain is forecast for next week as well.  The rain will help out those cotton growers having trouble […]

Texas LRGV Cotton, Sorghum: Whiteflies and Sugarcane Aphids Jun 1, 2018

🕔Jun 1, 2018
It’s very hot and very dry and it seems it’s only going to get hotter. Saw many fields being irrigated again this week. As we head towards harvest for sorghum […]

Texas LRGV Cotton, Sorghum: Dryland – Drought; Fleahoppers May 14, 2018

🕔May 14, 2018
General Situation For the majority of the Valley cotton and grain is coming along nicely but for those dryland farmers in Willacy County this has certainly been a rough year […]

California Cotton: Whitefly, Aphid Numbers Rising Oct 5, 2017

🕔Oct 5, 2017
Introduction This period of sampling for the silverleaf whitefly (SLWF) surveys began on Monday, August 14, 2017. Program personnel collected samples from pink bollworm (PBW) trap sites at 5% of […]

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

🕔Sep 8, 2017
Farmers 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, […]

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