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Cotton Planting Conditions May 3, 2018

Keith Edmisten, Professor of Crop Science & Soil Sciences and Extension Cotton Specialist Guy Collins, Extension Associate Professor – Cotton The …

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Planting Condition - April 23, 2018

Keith Edmisten, Professor of Crop Science & Soil Sciences and Extension Cotton Specialist Guy Collins, Extension Associate Professor – Cotton The …

Planting Conditions April 17, 2017

Keith Edmisten, Professor of Crop Science and Extension Cotton Specialist Guy Collins, Extension Associate Professor – Cotton We have made a …

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Planting Cotton Late

The weather during our optimum planting period has not been real cooperative. Tomorrow (May 25) is the insurance cutoff …

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Managing Cotton Aphids

Cotton aphids have been more prevalent than normal this year in NC. Treatment is only recommended if the following …

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Stink Bug Management in Cotton

This article is focused on management of stink bugs in the Blacklands, Coastal Plain, and eastern Piedmont (primarily brown …

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Bollworms in Bt Cotton

We are between flights right now (click here and select “corn earworm” on the right), having experienced our major …

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Stink Bug Management in Cotton

Stink bugs are tearing through cotton that has bolls. Both plant bugs and especially stink bugs and their damage …

Handling Plant Bugs Post Bloom

Plant bugs are still being found and treated, even farther into the Coastal Plain than usual. It seems like …

Plant Bug and Stink Bug Update

Over the past couple weeks, I’ve been inundated with questions concerning both plant bugs and stink bugs. I think …

Scouting for Plant Bugs

Although it looks like plant bugs may be an issue this year, we don’t need to panic. What I …

Thrips Are Punishing Cotton

Thrips have walloped our cotton over the past two weeks, moving in late compared to “average” years. From conversations …