Defoliation will likely widen a little this week in the lower half of the region. Target spot remains a concern. We continue to hear about plants shedding good-sized bolls where […]
Plant bugs are around but not in consistent numbers across the region. Treatment activity is picking up in places, but a number of our contacts over the last 2 weeks […]
Thrips pressure is picking up in Louisiana. Cutworms are still a factor in places but have eased up in some areas where they inflicted early damage.
Cotton – Midsouth – Harvest Starts – AgFax Sep 3, 2015
Owen Taylor, Editor Subscribe to this free email advisory Here is this week’s issue of Midsouth Cotton, sponsored by the Midsouth staff of Bayer, maker of Liberty® herbicide. Cotton picking […]
Soybean loopers are being treated on a wider basis this week in both the Southeast and Delta. The insect is early, which raises prospects for late, lingering infestations.
Plant bug treatments continue in cotton but not necessarily on a widespread basis. Fall armyworms have become a bigger part of the worm complex. Variable cotton bollworms are still around. […]
Stink bug treatments are being made on a limited basis in early-planted soybeans. No significant worm pressure is being reported in beans, although moth flights are shaping up in places […]
Plant bug treatments continue. In some areas the pressure is heavier and movement is maybe more extended than in recent years. More fields are now on their third plant bug […]
Southern Grains – Plenty Of Catching Up – AgFax Jun 12, 2015
A wide part of the Southeast has gotten rain in the last 2 weeks. The Delta states caught a prolonged period of dry, warmer weather, allowing farmers to finish planting, deal […]
Plant bug treatments have started in a few more areas in squaring cotton. No big numbers were reported, although it’s still early. Thrips vary but in places they are heavy […]