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Tarnished Plant Bugs in Cotton

We’ve been receiving some questions about tarnished plant bugs over the last few days. Here is some good information from Dr. Phillip Roberts. Unlike cotton production areas in the Mid-South, tarnished plant bug is an uncommon and sporadic pest of Georgia cotton.  However, tarnished plant bug populations have been higher…
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Be Prepared to Control Thrips in Seedling Cotton

Well, we’ve finally got some cotton coming up in the county which means its time to start scouting for insects.  I just wanted to remind everyone of the importance of controlling thrips in seedling cotton.  You especially want to watch for thrips in cotton planted before May 10th in conventional tillage.  These…
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