Insect Control Stories
June 22, 2011
University of Georgia Extension weed scientist Dr. Stanley Culpepper says that in the fight to control glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth in cotton, don’t miss a step. “It’s not like, ‘you do this, and you get by with it,’ or ‘you do
May 13, 2011
One thing that is almost guaranteed each year when cotton starts to emerge — thrips are coming. “They are a very predictable, consistent pest in cotton,” says Dr. Phillip Roberts, an Extension entomologist with the University of Georgia Extension service
March 2, 2011
Since it was introduced in 2004, Mana Crop Protection’s Diamond insecticide has helped U.S. cotton growers better manage damaging pests — especially when it is used as an early-season treatment. According to new information released by MANA Crop Protection, studies
March 1, 2011
Since its 2004 marketplace introduction, Diamond insecticide has contributed to U.S. cotton growers‘ ability to gain control over difficult-to-manage insects. Most recently, newly discovered benefits are drawing increased attention to the compound — especially when used as an early season
December 14, 2010
American Vanguard Corporation today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Amvac Chemical Corporation, has completed the acquisition of two insecticide product lines from Bayer CropScience, LLC. The first includes the global product line relating to the active ingredient Ethoprophos (sold under
December 2, 2010
While there are a variety of solutions to almost every biological issue that causes crop losses, new research indicates stress management could be the most important contributor to yield optimization, said Chuck Kupatt, president of Crop Microclimate Management (CMM), which
November 30, 2010
Cheminova, Inc. has received Federal EPA registration for FYFANON PLUS ULV Insecticide to control tarnished plant bugs and other insects in cotton. Individual state registrations are pending. “FYFANON PLUS ULV is a pre-mixed combination of malathion and gamma cyhalothrin,” says
November 10, 2010
Researchers at the University of Arizona’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences have devised a way to eliminate the pink bollworm as a threat to the state’s cotton industry, according to an article published on www.dailytech.com. By combining genetically modified
November 9, 2010
Dow AgroSciences, continues to implement its growth strategy through innovative solutions as the company has submitted the global joint-review dossier for sulfoxaflor insecticide. This submission, featuring the largest regulatory dossier in company history, keeps the molecule on track for anticipated
August 24, 2010
Alyssa Dizon Lubbock Avalanche-Journal While there is a promising outlook for cotton production this year, South Plains cotton experts said the industry faces a severe problem in the next few years due to the discontinuation of a popular insecticide. Last
August 17, 2010
Bayer CropScience is cooperating with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) following today’s announcement to cancel uses of aldicarb, sold as Temik brand insecticide/nematicide, on potatoes and citrus. Uses on all other crops will remain, but will be phased out over
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.