Tennessee Cotton: Insect Control in Severely Drought Stressed Fields Jul 16, 2022

    🕔Jul 16, 2022
    Over the past few days, I’ve received several calls from growers and consultants at a crossroads about continuing to spend money on insect control in cotton. Much of the cotton […]

    Alabama Cotton, Soybeans: Stink Bugs on the Rise, Keep Watch for Plant Bugs, Foliage Feeders Jul 15, 2022

    🕔Jul 15, 2022
    COTTON Alabama Extension entomologist Dr. Ron Smith and I along with my summer worker Ben Tankersley scouted several cotton fields in Cherokee County this Tuesday (July 12) as part of […]

    Alabama Cotton: What Did We Learn About Insect Management in 2021? Mar 8, 2022

    🕔Mar 8, 2022
    Several cotton insects presented unique or unusual infestation patterns in 2021. The following is a discussion of insects as they occurred during the season and what we may want to […]

    Texas West Plains Cotton: Mostly Pest Free with Some Problem Pockets Aug 24, 2021

    🕔Aug 24, 2021
    Cotton ranges from 5 nodes above white flower to hard cut-out. Ideally cotton will be blooming out-the-top by now; because we have reached that point when the odds of a […]

    Texas Blacklands Cotton: Pest Activity Remains High Jul 7, 2021

    🕔Jul 7, 2021
    GENERAL Cotton fields are progressing nicely, and have a good square set especially for being in waterlogged soils for almost the entire month of May. I did start picking up […]

    Texas LRGV: Sorghum Harvest Underway, Few Pests in Cotton Jul 7, 2021

    🕔Jul 7, 2021
    General Situation Growers have been harvesting grain sorghum again this week working around the rain showers and I have heard reports of good yields in both dryland and irrigated sorghum […]

    Mississippi: Everything to Know About Tarnished Plant Bugs – Podcast Jul 31, 2020

    🕔Jul 31, 2020
    Angus and Whitney sit down with Bobby and Jason to talk all things Tarnished Plant Bug including Alternate Hosts and Control Measures.

    Alabama Cotton: Be on Lookout for Bollworms, Stink Bugs, Plant Bugs Jul 21, 2020

    🕔Jul 21, 2020
    Bollworm Flight is On in South and Central AL We have been monitoring bollworm (corn earworm) moth traps in various locations across the state this summer. Last week (July 10-17) moth counts […]

    Texas Cotton: Managing Lygus Bugs Jul 16, 2020

    🕔Jul 16, 2020
    The western tarnished plant bug (Lygus hesperus Knight) is one of several Lygus species that feeds on cotton terminals, squares, and small bolls. Adults are 1/4-inch-long, have a conspicuous triangle […]

    Alabama Cotton: Tarnished Plant Bug Alert Jul 8, 2020

    🕔Jul 8, 2020
    Due to abundant rainfall over most of the state in recent weeks, the migration of adult plant bugs from wild host (daisy fleabane) has been slow and extended over several […]


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