Texas Plains Cotton: Thrips Still a Problem in Later Fields, Be on Watch for Plant Bugs Jun 29, 2021

    🕔Jun 29, 2021
    General It was a hot, dry, week with high winds that hampered the last of our ‘catching up’ herbicide sprays, assuming our producers could find product to spray. The rollercoaster […]

    Cotton – Southwest – Bugs, Weeds, and The Heat is On – AgFax Jul 10, 2019

    🕔Jul 10, 2019
    Lots of bug news: Conchuela and Brown stink bugs, moth flights, egg lays, fleahoppers and lygus

    Cotton – Midsouth – Crop Ahead Of Schedule – So Are Bollworms? – AgFax Midsouth Cotton Jul 12, 2018

    🕔Jul 12, 2018
    Cotton bloomed way ahead of the Fourth of July, thanks to plenty of heat, which also has pushed bollworm moths and egg laying.

    Hybrids Of Corn Earworm And “Old World” Bollworm Identified In Brazil Apr 11, 2018

    🕔Apr 11, 2018
    Australian scientists have confirmed the hybridization of two of the world’s major pest species into what they say could be a new mega-pest. Please note – this may get a […]

    Louisiana Cotton: Bt Resistance – How Did It Play Out Across Technologies? Jul 28, 2017

    🕔Jul 28, 2017
    Since the last newsletter, insect pressure in Louisiana cotton has significantly increased in much of the state. For the past 3 weeks, many producers have faced a very large bollworm […]

    Cotton Bollworm: Bt Cotton Resistance Showing Up from North Carolina to Texas – DTN Jul 21, 2017

    🕔Jul 21, 2017
    From the Carolinas to Texas, the cotton bollworm is leading an assault on Bt cotton again this year.   Growing resistance to the Bt traits found in the most common […]

    Cotton – Southwest – Bollworm Concerns as Crop Moves Forward – AgFax Jul 19, 2017

    🕔Jul 19, 2017
    Bollworm injury is unexpectedly high in Bt cotton in parts of Texas. If you’re caught up in this, don’t feel like the Lone Ranger. Similar reports are surfacing in the Midsouth, […]

    Texas Blacklands Cotton: Plenty of Moisture; Bollworm Egg Lay – CORRECTION Jul 7, 2017

    🕔Jul 7, 2017
    Editor’s Note: Please excuse the mistakes, and see the following for a corrections to last week’s newsletter: “Square and boll retention could be affected by cloudy weather”: cloudy skies only affect square retention, […]

    California Cotton: Pink Bollworm Program Honored For 40-Plus Years Of Control, Innovation Feb 2, 2017

    🕔Feb 2, 2017
    California’s cooperative Pink Bollworm Program was one of six projects recognized by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) at an award ceremony last night (January 26) in Sacramento to honor efforts […]

    Virginia Soybeans: Corn Earworm Pyrethroid Resistance at 53% Sep 2, 2016

    🕔Sep 2, 2016
    This week the Virginia Tech Tidewater AREC entomology program evaluated 298 Helicoverpa zea (=corn earworm/bollworm) moths in the cypermethrin vial tests, with 53.1% surviving the 24-hour exposure to the 5 […]


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