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• By Dominic Reisig • If you are replanting cotton, keep in mind that the Thrips Infestation Predictor for Cotton predicts that cotton planted in May will be more at risk from thrips than earlier planted cotton. Although seedlings grow quicker in warmer weather, risk is predicted to increase throughout May as thrips move from ...
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Cotton Farming by Vicky Boyd - 1d ago

• SPONSORED CONTENT • Growers Launch into 2019 Planting Season with AgLogic™ Aldicarb At a time when crop protection choices are dwindling, growers have options in 2019. AgLogic™ aldicarb has made a rather remarkable comeback in the marketplace. Originally marketed under the brand name Temik, aldicarb was mostly unavailable to growers for several years until ...
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Cotton and sorghum producers are applauding Section 18 emergency use exemptions from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for Transform WG insecticide. Transform provides growers with an effective tool for controlling sap-feeding pests including major yield-robbers – tarnished plant bug in cotton and sugarcane aphid in sorghum. States receiving Section 18s for cotton production include Arkansas, ...
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• By Shawn Butler, Graduate Research Assistant and Tyson Raper, Cotton & Small Grains Specialist • Adverse conditions experienced during or after cotton planting can negatively impact cotton seedlings and result in seedling death. If severe, stresses can reduce stands to unprofitable yield potentials. Unfortunately, cool nights, excessive rainfall and marginal seed quality from some ...
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• By Larry Steckel • Questions continue to arise on management of glyphosate-resistant (GR) Johnsongrass in corn, soybean and cotton. GR Johnsongrass continues to become more of an issue with each passing year. The main threat with Johnsongrass is in corn where there are few POST applied options. Judging by infestations of Johnsongrass in some ...
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The Fresno County (California) Farm Bureau recently held its 25th annual Journalism Awards. This year’s award winners were recently recognized at FCFB’s second annual “Bounty of Fresno County” event at Wolf Lakes Park in Sanger. More than 25 entries were received from publications, websites, radio and television stations. The criteria for the awards were: thorough ...
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Cotton Farming by Vicky Boyd - 1w ago

• SPONSORED CONTENT • Growers Launch into 2019 Planting Season with AgLogic™ Aldicarb At a time when crop protection choices are dwindling, growers have options in 2019. AgLogic™ aldicarb has made a rather remarkable comeback in the marketplace. Originally marketed under the brand name Temik, aldicarb was mostly unavailable to growers for several years until ...
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A new, very impressive cotton planting conditions calculator has been created by Dr. Guy Collins and Dr. Keith Edmisten with help from the Climatology Office at North Carolina State University. In this post, I highlight a few of the features and provide an example of how the calculator works. Over the past several days, I’ve ...
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• By Tom Barber • I have fielded several questions over the past week about dicamba regulations and what the rules “mean” and what can be sprayed etc. Most questions revolve around what is “legal to spray” after April 15 for pre-plant burndown, emerged corn, and Xtend soybean or cotton. I will admit the way ...
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An increasing topic of conversation between researchers and producers at area meetings across the Cotton Belt is Fusarium wilt race 4 (FOV4) — a fungal disease that is difficult to control in cotton and can survive in soils indefinitely. With vital support from Cotton Incorporated, scientists in California have been investigating resistance to FOV4 since ...
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