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A Tale Of Two Seasons

A Tale Of Two Seasons

(Featured Image) Whit Player farms 1,500 acres of cotton near Bishopville, South Carolina. Looking Back To Move Forward Backpedal to 2021. That season was an eye-opener for Whit Player, Bishopvi...
From The Roots Up

From The Roots Up

(Featured Image) Steve Brown, The Peanut Foundation executive director, says growers have a lot of clout in Washington D.C. “When growers make their voice heard through their local organizations...
Cotton: Hit the Furrow with a Nematode Strategy

Cotton: Hit the Furrow with a Nematode Strategy

Once the seed hits the furrow and it’s covered with soil, the battle has begun. It starts with nematodes. Once the furrow is closed, it’s largely a matter of how well the seed survives the...
Entomologists Pass The Sweep Net To A New Generation

Entomologists Pass The Sweep Net To A New Generation

(Image Above) A symbolic passing of the sweep net ushers in a new generation of aspiring entomologists. Auburn University Extension entomologist Dr. Ron Smith (left) hands his legacy to protege Dr. Sc...
AgLogic™ Aldicarb an Option for Sugar Beet Root Maggot Control

AgLogic™ Aldicarb an Option for Sugar Beet Root Maggot Control

February 21, 2022 - With the loss of chlorpyrifos, sugar beet growers are searching for solutions to early season pest problems – particularly for sugar beet root maggot control. AgLogic™...
A Season To Remember

A Season To Remember

On Dec. 7, 2021, at 5:30 p.m. Clyo, Georgia time, Clayton Waller parked his cotton picker, filed some miscellaneous paperwork and headed to town to tackle the one thing woefully behind schedule &mdash...
What Lurks Beneath

What Lurks Beneath

Greenhouse research is an important component of the overall nematicide research conducted by Dr. Travis Faske, professor and Extension plant pathologist, University of Arkansas Lonoke Extension Cente...
Ready, Set, March

Ready, Set, March

As the 2020 crop fades into the books, growers are preparing for what’s next. For peanuts, that means looking forward with an eye on the past. “We put our peanut planter in the shop the...
Southeast Cotton: Early Thrips, Nematode Control Critical for a Good Season

Southeast Cotton: Early Thrips, Nematode Control Critical for a Good Season

As the 2021 planting season approaches, it’s customary to look back and contemplate what happened last season and the many, many decades of seasons that preceded even last year. Nothing could be...
Stepping it Forward

Stepping it Forward

Setting up a successful cotton crop is much like setting up a slinky at the top of the stairs. If it doesn’t get off to a good start, the slinky will start to stumble and waiver halfway through...
Nematodes, Thrips and Time

Nematodes, Thrips and Time

Last season wasn’t exactly the worst of times, but it could have been better. Weather across vast regions of the Southeast weren’t exactly perfect in 2020. It would be hard pressed to find...
When Earliness Really Counts

When Earliness Really Counts

Kansas doesn’t typically come to mind when most people in the industry talk about cotton, but that has been changing over the past few years. In 1995, there was a mere 3,200 acres of cotton in t...