Insect Control Stories
May 16, 2013
By Jim Steadman firstname.lastname@example.org Given the number of new and improved cotton varieties that have been introduced over the past …
May 7, 2013
Dow AgroSciences has received federal registration of Transform WG insecticide, described by company representatives as a distinctive new chemistry that …
April 17, 2013
China, the top cotton-producing country in the world at 16 billion pounds per year, first introduced Bt cotton in 1997. …
March 26, 2013
By Jim Steadman While many growers may be finalizing their cotton plans and getting planters ready for the field, …
March 26, 2013
Skyraider insecticide/miticide, manufactured by MANA, has received approval by the EPA for broad-spectrum control against soil and foliar insects on …
January 29, 2013
Fastac EC insecticide, a new broad-spectrum pyrethroid, has received registration from the Environmental Protection Agency and will be available for …
November 28, 2012
Editor’s note: In June 2010, trade negotiators from Brazil and the United States created the Framework for a Mutually Agreed …
June 5, 2012
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted an emergency use exemption for TRANSFORM WG insecticide. Dow AgroSciences announced today …
May 22, 2012
Corn and cotton treated with Prevathon stops feeding within minutes after application and continues to control and protect crops with …
May 15, 2012
MANA Crop Protection is introducing its new ABBA Ultra 0.3 miticide/insecticide, an advanced low volatile organic compound (VOC) formulation providing …
May 3, 2012
Worldwide, the annual sales of crop protection chemicals on cotton increased from $2.6 billion in 1999 to more than $3 …
August 15, 2014
Specialists at Mississippi State University have been monitoring recent bollworm activity, which is beginning to threaten cotton containing dual gene Bt traits. They offer guidelines for determining when – or if – additional treatments may be needed.
July 28, 2014
According to Tennessee Extension Entomologist Scott Stewart, cotton growers are entering a critical window for managing insect pests in cotton, as immature plant bugs, stink bug and bollworm infestations may all coincide during the mid-flowering period.
June 16, 2014
Mississippi State Extension entomologists are reporting early plant bug nymph activity on pre-bloom cotton.
June 2, 2014
No surprise. Plant bugs have emerged as the most important pest in many Cotton Belt states.