Category Archives: Insect Management

UGA Cotton Newsletter – June 2018

Cotton Folks, Click on the following link to access the June UGA Cotton Newsletter. UGA Cotton Newsletter (June 2018) Included is information on planting and … Continue reading

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Pest Patrol Cotton and Soybean Insect Updates

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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Cotton, Peanut, and Soybean Scout Schools

Insect scouting schools will be conducted on June 11, 2018 in Tifton and June 19, 2018 in Midville. Crops to be covered include cotton, peanuts, … Continue reading

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What’s Your Risk for Thrips?

Thrips are consistent pests of cotton each year and nearly 100 percent of the acres planted will be infested.  For this reason preventive insecticides are … Continue reading

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A New Tool For Improving Thrips Management in Cotton

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

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11th Annual Georgia Cotton Conference & UGA Cotton Production Workshop (Wednesday, January 31, 2018)

The Georgia Cotton Commission is pleased to announce the guest speakers at the Commission’s 10th Annual Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, January 31, 2018, at the UGA … Continue reading

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2018 Local UGA Cotton County Production Meetings (Schedule)

Georgia Cotton Folks, The 2018 UGA local county cotton production meeting season has just begun.  Each year members of the UGA Cotton Team present information … Continue reading

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2018 UGA Cotton Production Guide

Georgia Cotton Folks, Below is the link for the 2018 UGA Cotton Production Guide.  Hard paper copies of the guide can be obtained by contacting … Continue reading

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Scout ALL Cotton for Corn Earworm

During the past week we have received a few reports of escaped corn earworm CEW) larvae in Bt cottons which exceed recommended thresholds.  Bt cottons … Continue reading

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Whitefly Alert

Silverleaf whitefly (SLWF) infestations are being observed in cotton in parts of Georgia.  Historically SLWF is a localized pest, requiring management in a relatively small … Continue reading

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