Author Archives: Phillip Roberts

Cotton, Peanut, and Soybean Scout Schools

Insect Scouting Schools will be conducted on June 12, 2017 in Tifton and June 20, 2017 in Midville.  Crops to be covered include cotton, peanuts, … Continue reading

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Cotton, Peanut, and Soybean Scout Schools

Insect Scouting Schools will be conducted on June 12, 2017 in Tifton and June 20, 2017 in Midville.  Crops to be covered include cotton, peanuts, … Continue reading

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Pest Patrol Cotton and Soybean Insect Hotline

Cotton and soybean insect pest information is available via text alerts that direct users to an online recording.  “Pest Patrol Alerts” or online recordings will be … Continue reading

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Thrips Infestation Predictor for Cotton: a new tool to aid in thrips management decisions

Thrips are the most consistent insect pest of cotton in Georgia and the southeast.  Near 100 percent of the cotton planted in Georgia will be … Continue reading

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Improve Management of Bollworm Populations with New ‘Focus on Cotton’ Webcast

A new Focus on Cotton webcast titled “Changing Bt Technologies and Bollworm Management in Bt Cotton” (click titlle to go to webcast) helps cotton growers, … Continue reading

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Mitigating Insect Managment Effects on Pollinators – Cotton Incorporated “Focus on Cotton” Webcast

New ‘Focus on Cotton’ Webcast: Helps Growers and Beekeepers Mitigate Pest Management Effects on Pollinators Managed honeybee hives are at times placed near cotton and … Continue reading

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Bacterial Blight Update (Bob Kemerait, UGA Plant Pathologist)

Cotton growers in Georgia are understandably concerned about the impact of bacterial blight on their cotton yields.  Beginning in 2015 and continuing into 2016, bacterial … Continue reading

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Terminating Insecticide Applications in Cotton

The decision to terminate insect controls in cotton can be challenging in some fields but a few basic considerations will assist in that decision.  When … Continue reading

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Insect Scout Schools 2016

Insect scouting schools will be conducted on June 13, 2016 in Tifton and June 21, 2016 in Midville. Crops to be covered include cotton, peanuts, … Continue reading

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New Publication: Managing Thrips in Cotton: Research in the Southeast Region

This publication provides a summary of research trials conducted during 2011-2015 in the southeast with the objective of improving thrips management in cotton.  This multistate … Continue reading

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