Category Archives: Diseases

Cotton Diseases – what to be on the lookout for

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As seen in previous news.utcrops.com blog articles both insects and weather are impacting cotton (Crunch Time for Cotton Insects and Cotton response to saturated soils in West TN), and this article discusses the diseases (fungal, bacterial, and viral pathogens) that may also be impacting cotton. Continue reading

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Cotton – fungicide options and if you need them

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Cotton is blooming in Tennessee and I’ve gotten some calls asking about fungicides – there are options but none is warranted at this time, but as the rain, heat, and humidity continue we may start to see target spot develop which could justify a fungicide application.

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Reminder – Soybean Scout School This Week (7/17) in Dyersburg

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UT’s Soybean Scout Schools will be held in July (see below). These field-side programs cover the basics of soybean growth, scouting, pest identification, and general management. Pesticide recertification and CCA CEU points will be available. Scout Schools are offered free of charge with sponsorship from the Tennessee Soybean Promotion Board. Registration is not required. Participants will receive a scouting notebook and a sweep net while supplies last. Continue reading

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REMINDER – UT Cotton Scout School (Friday, May 31, 2019)

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The UT Cotton Scout School is scheduled for the last Friday of the month, May 31st, at the West Tennessee Research and Education Center (605 Airways Blvd, Jackson). There is no fee, and preregistration is not required. Registration begins at 8:00 AM with the program starting at 8:30. Content will include classroom and hands-on training with an optional ‘go-to-the-field session’ after a box lunch. Topics covered will include cotton development and identification and symptoms of insect pests, plant diseases, and weeds.

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