Alabama Cotton: Pest Report, Rainfastness Considerations Jul 29, 2020

🕔Jul 29, 2020
Last Thursday (7/23), we checked several cotton fields in historical silverleaf whitefly (SLWF) areas with NO positive detections of infestations. Still, though, anyone in areas that have had them in […]

Cotton – Southeast – Whitefly Treatments Just Ahead? – AgFax Jul 25, 2019

🕔Jul 25, 2019
Pam Caraway, Contributing Editor Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Southeast Cotton, sponsored by the Southern Cotton Team of AMVAC Chemical Corporation. Subscribe OVERVIEW Whiteflies top […]

Alabama Cotton: Insect Management Tips for 2019 Apr 15, 2019

🕔Apr 15, 2019
I want to point out where we are with the management and control of some of our major insect pests and highlight some things we need to be aware of […]

Cotton – Southeast – Insects Aren’t Letting Up In Places Aug 23, 2018

🕔Aug 23, 2018
Plant bugs, stink bugs and whitely are either immediate issues or could head that way with the wrong conditions.

Sawyer On Crops: Decisions About Cotton Defoliation And Whitefly – Audio Sep 18, 2017

🕔Sep 18, 2017
Whitefly have complicated cotton defoliation decisions in Georgia this year, as Andrew Sawyer notes in this installment of his South Georgia Pine podcast.-  

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

🕔Aug 31, 2017
In 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 […]

Cotton – Southeast – Georgia’s Whitefly Problems Intensify – AgFax Aug 18, 2017

🕔Aug 18, 2017
Where whitefly are spreading, lack of quick product availability has become an ongoing issue. Both of the main insect growth regulators (IGRs) have either been in short supply or unavailable. We’re […]

Texas LRGV Cotton: Crop Maturing Nicely, Watch for Plant Bugs in Late Planted Fields Jun 16, 2017

🕔Jun 16, 2017
General Situation Our days down here in the LRGV have been pretty hot averaging out at 100oF each day, heat index of 105oF. Looks like we will be heading into […]

Texas LRGV Row Crops: Cotton Squaring; Sugarcane Aphid in the Grain Sorghum Apr 21, 2017

🕔Apr 21, 2017
General Situation This week brought about some rain storms and looks like we will continue to receive some chances for rain across the Valley in the next week. Temperatures are […]

Cotton – Whitefly Outbreak Triggers Political Unrest In Parts Of India. Oct 12, 2015

🕔Oct 12, 2015
Indian cotton farmers are “on a warpath against the state government” in the state of Punjab, according to a report in the authoritative Times of India. An outbreak of whitefly […]

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