Crop Inputs Stories
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.
July 21, 2014
Two Mid-South cotton growers are the grand prize winners in the 2013 Bayer CropScience Cotton Belt Challenge.
July 18, 2014
Two new webcasts focusing on crop protection and irrigation management have been added to the Focus on Cotton online webcast resource, developed by Cotton Incorporated and the Plant Management Network.
July 18, 2014
BASF has issued a supplemental label for use of Zidua herbicide in post-directed layby applications for weed control in cotton.
July 4, 2014
Tyson Raper, Tennessee Extension cotton specialist, offers suggestions for PGR use to manage growth of rapidly-developing cotton.
July 3, 2014
Management of Palmer amaranth is possible in cotton with careful use of hooded sprayers and other post-directed herbicide applications.
July 1, 2014
Researchers at Bayer CropScience say new advances are yielding results in the hunt for nematode tolerant genes.
June 27, 2014
Dow AgroSciences is more than tripling the number of field training locations this summer to demonstrate the Enlist Weed Control System and other company products.
June 20, 2014
Now that plant bug season has arrived, Extension specialists suggest taking square retention counts along with sweep net counts prior to bloom to help with treatment decisions.
June 18, 2014
Scott Stewart, University of Tennessee Extension entomologist, says the phone has been ringing about plant bugs – including immatures – in West Tennessee cotton.
June 17, 2014
Now that Mid-South cotton has basically outgrown the thrips threat and squaring has begun, growers should be watching closely for plant bug activity.
November 18, 2014
A new webcast focusing on whitefly and virus management has been added to the Focus on Cotton online webcast resource.
October 21, 2014
Slides and a webcast of the Weed Science Society of America’s scientific summit on herbicide resistant weeds are now available for free online.
October 16, 2014
USDA has announced several new steps to help address the increase of herbicide resistant weeds in U.S. agricultural systems.
September 16, 2014
According to the USDA 2014 Cotton Varieties Planted report, Deltapine was the most popular cottonseed brand planted in the U.S. this season, with PhytoGen’s PHY 499 WRF ranked as the top planted variety.
August 31, 2014
The Weed Science Society of America will conduct a national scientific summit on herbicide resistant weeds in Washington, D.C., on September 10, including a live webcast of the event for those unable to attend in person.
August 28, 2014
Cotton growers are recognizing that using record keeping software to keep an eye on crucial data can translate to on-farm success.