Square retention is a critical component of early season plant bug management. Extension entomologists at Mississippi State University strongly suggest taking square retention counts along with sweep net counts prior to bloom to help make decisions about plant bug treatments and the products to be used.
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August 28, 2015
Falcon Soil Technology has added two new automated soil sampling systems to its product lineup.
August 28, 2015
BORO-MAX, a new boron 10 percent liquid nutrient formulation, is now available from HUMA GRO.
July 31, 2015
Southern cotton and soybean growers who have worked with the Enlist Weed Control System in on-farm research plots are now sharing their experiences.
July 23, 2015
The USDA has deregulated Dow AgroSciences’ Enlist cotton trait in the United States.
May 29, 2015
Cotton and soybean growers will have a new weed control option in 2016 with Warrant Ultra Herbicide, a premix of acetochlor and fomesafen.
September 11, 2015
The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has vacated EPA approval of the pesticide sulfoxaflor, stating that the agency erred by granting the registration without additional studies regarding potential impact on honeybees.
August 17, 2015
A new webcast focusing on lygus management in the Texas High Plains cotton has been added to the Focus on Cotton online series from the Plant Management Network and Cotton Incorporated.
July 17, 2015
Scott Stewart, Tennessee Extension entomologist, offers several strategies to help manage plant bugs, stink bugs and bollworms during the blooming period.