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 …
December 9, 2014
Georgia cotton consultant Michael Williams has a one-word answer to picking varieties: “Yield.” He’s not alone in that assessment. Those …
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. …
June 22, 2011
University of Georgia Extension weed scientist Dr. Stanley Culpepper says that in the fight to control glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth in …
December 6, 2014
At a time when growers rely increasingly more on genetic advancements in yield and fiber quality to keep cotton economically viable, cotton breeders and researchers are excited about the possibilities that genome mapping brings to variety and trait development.
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.