Thursday, May 30, 2013

Updates for Week of May 26th

Kudzu Bug adults depositing eggs in April planted soybeans in Barbour Co. (Eufala) on 5/28/13. Will wait for hatch to assess treatment needs.

Low level of cotton fleahoppers infesting 6-7 true leaf cotton at Prattville, AL.

Some controls still going out for adult grasshoppers in Central, AL. Stand loss detected from GH feeding on stems at or above soil line.

Mid May or later planted cotton with seed treatments should not need foliar thrips spray due to rapid growth of the plants.