Tag: Scott Stewart
Tennessee Cotton: Using the Thrips Infestation Predictor May 5, 2021
The Thrips Infestation Predictor for Cotton is a useful tool for predicting whether a foliar insecticide application is needed for thrips control in cotton. It uses local weather data in association with […]
Tennessee Cotton: Dealing with Plant Bugs – Video Apr 8, 2021
We kicked off the 2021 Cotton Focus Video Series with two videos from Dr. Scott Stewart. To wrap the event up, we are providing a final video covering plant bugs […]
Tennessee Soybeans: Don’t Stop Scouting While Harvesting Other Crops Aug 27, 2020
As corn harvest begins and we start finishing off the cotton crop, it’s hard to find time to keep up the good fight on soybean insect management. But make no […]
Cotton – Midsouth – Waiting For Defoliation, Waiting For The Hurricane – AgFax Aug 27, 2020
Hurricane Laura threatens crops on a wide basis, especially on the western side of the Midsouth.
Tennessee Soybeans: In Late Fields, Don’t Make Matters Worse Aug 24, 2020
Listen to audio version. We’re seeing various caterpillars but not in high numbers. I’m not finding a high number of loopers yet, but keep an eye out because people to […]
Tennessee Cotton: When To Safely Walk Away From Insects This Season Aug 24, 2020
Listen to audio version. Usually, during that first week of September, it’s time to cut fields loose, just based on typical frost dates, regardless of the maturity of that crop. […]
Cotton – Midsouth – Cleanup Sprays Going Out To Protect Those Last Bolls – AgFax Aug 20, 2020
Laykyn Rainbolt, Contributing Editor Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Midsouth Cotton, sponsored by the Midsouth Cotton Team of Amvac Chemical Corporation. Subscribe OVERVIEW More cotton has […]
Cotton – Midsouth/Delta – Bollworms Head North, More Cotton Moves Into Safety Zone – AgFax Aug 13, 2020
Open bolls are becoming a bit more obvious in the lower Midsouth. More cotton has cut out and moved past the point that pests matter.
Cotton – Midsouth – More Fields Cutting Out But Still A Ways To Go With Insects – AgFax Aug 6, 2020
The heaviest bollworm egg lay in several years has progressed through a significant portion of the region.
Tennessee Cotton, Soybeans: Get Ready to Manage Bollworms Jul 31, 2020
Although current moth activity remains relatively low, I’m expecting a peak of moth activity sometime beginning around August 5th through 10th. Bollworm (a.k.a., corn earworm) poses a significant threat to […]