Tagged insects (Page 2)
January 26, 2017
Early season thrips control will be more important than ever in 2017 due to the introduction and anticipated use of dicamba-tolerant cotton varieties, according to Mississippi State University cotton specialists.
December 10, 2016
Monsanto has announced the commercialization of its new Bollgard 3 XtendFlex cotton and the Deltapine Class of 17 cotton varieties.
November 30, 2016
A new webcast focusing on bollworm management in Bt cotton has been added to the Focus on Cotton online series from the Plant Management Network and Cotton Incorporated.
November 10, 2016
Dow AgroSciences is standing by the safety of proper use of chlorpyrifos, in the face of EPA’s release of a pre-publication copy of the Notice of Data Availability related to its assessment of human health risks associated with the insecticide.
October 12, 2016
A new webcast to help growers and beekeepers work together to minimize conditions that may impact pollinators has been added to the Focus on Cotton online series from the Plant Management Network and Cotton Incorporated.
August 24, 2016
The decision to terminate insect controls in cotton can be challenging in some fields, but a few basic considerations will assist in that decision.
August 2, 2016
The U.S. EPA’s Environmental Appeals Board has upheld an earlier decision to cancel registration for Bayer's insecticide Belt, but is allowing sales of existing stocks to growers for use.
June 13, 2016
Cotton growers in the Mid-South have until June 22 to comment on re-registration of aldicarb for use in the region in 2017.
June 8, 2016
The EPA has granted Section 18 emergency use exemptions in five Mid-South states for use of Transform insecticide for control of plant bugs in cotton.
May 3, 2016
A new webcast focusing on thrips management strategies for the Southeast has been added to the Focus on Cotton online series from the Plant Management Network and Cotton Incorporated.
Around The Gin
January 9, 2018
Indigo Ag has announced a new program that offers significant price premiums for U.S. cotton growers who contract to grow Indigo Cotton.
January 5, 2018
Bayer releases five new FiberMax and Stoneville varieties for introduction in 2018.
December 7, 2017
Monsanto is offering a special Roundup Ready PLUS Crop Management Solutions platform in Arkansas for 2018 for growers planting XtendFlex cotton and Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybean varieties.
January 15, 2018
Dicamba Stewardship training sessions will be held throughout Tennessee from mid-January through early March, with online training available soon.
January 8, 2018
L.L. Bean has signed on as the newest partner of the Cotton LEADS program.
January 7, 2018
Don’t get caught looking a gift horse in the mouth. Cotton prices are at a profitable level for growers, and the market is asking to be fed.
January 7, 2018
Dr. B. Todd Campbell, a research geneticist with the USDA Agricultural Research Service in Florence, SC, is the recipient of the 2017 Cotton Genetics Research Award.
January 5, 2018
Former Missouri Extension cotton specialist Andrea Jones was recognized by her peers as the 2018 Extension Cotton Specialist of the Year.