Insect Control Stories
July 17, 2015
Scott Stewart, Tennessee Extension entomologist, offers several strategies to help manage plant bugs, stink bugs and bollworms during the blooming period.
May 18, 2015
The University of Tennessee and the University of Arkansas have confirmed dates for each state’s upcoming cotton scout schools.
May 11, 2015
The University of Georgia will conduct two cotton insect scouting schools in early June.
May 7, 2015
With cotton now in the ground and starting to emerge, it’s time to watch closely to see if pre-plant thrips treatments are holding.
April 16, 2015
Mississippi State University has scheduled five scout schools in late May and early June.
April 14, 2015
University of Georgia entomologists are asking Georgians to help track an insect that loves to stow away in homes and could potentially hurt the state’s crops, including cotton.
March 6, 2015
Mississippi State University entomologists have developed Best Management Practices to help growers make plant bug management in cotton more economical, without sacrificing yield.
February 12, 2015
Bayer CropScience has received registration for Velum Total, a new insecticide/nematicide for use in cotton and peanuts in 2015.
February 3, 2015
Thrips control in 2014 proved challenging for many growers. And the findings from field studies conducted last year may not provide many happy answers for this season.
August 4, 2017
Although growers are still treating cotton insects, it’s appropriate to look ahead at proper timing for terminating those treatments.
July 26, 2017
Whitefly populations are unusually high in Georgia cotton fields this season, making early detection and management essential.
April 26, 2017
Results of the 2016 Insecticide Efficacy Survey for cotton, corn and soybeans are now available online.
April 21, 2017
The EPA has again approved the Section 18 Emergency Exemption for use of Transform WG in Tennessee to control tarnished plant bugs in cotton.
April 11, 2017
A new online tool is now available to help cotton growers better predict thrips infestations and determine options for treatment.
March 30, 2017
Arkansas has been granted a Section 18 exemption for 2017 for use of Transform WG insecticide for management of tarnished plant bugs in cotton.