Insect Control Stories
March 1, 2012
When the spectrum of primary cotton insects began to change, stinkbugs in the Southeast and plant bugs in the Mid-South …
February 1, 2012
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted registration for Bayer CropScience’s Twinlink cotton technology. TwinLink technology combines insect-resistance …
January 17, 2012
On January 9, 2012, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina ruled in favor of Makhteshim …
December 6, 2011
Chemtura AgroSolutions, a business unit of Chemtura Corporation, recently announced starting January 1, 2012, it will assume marketing and sales …
November 10, 2011
A U.S. Appeals Court failed to reverse a decision that could require U.S. farmers to apply for pesticide application permits, …
October 11, 2011
Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI), a leading global provider of natural products for the agricultural and water treatment markets, announced that …
August 12, 2011
Given average mid-season conditions, insecticide applications in the Southeast are winding down. In the Mid-South, they’re just getting started. …
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.