Pest Watch: Cotton's Newest Threat

June 11, 2012 11:44 PM
 

Move over, boll weevil—there's a new bug in the cotton field
 

This year, the tarnished plant bug is replacing the boll weevil as cotton's biggest pest threat. According to University of Arkansas Extension Entomologist Gus Lorenz, the bug can cause major damage—up to 60% yield loss in cotton fields.

Listen in as Lorenz explains what cotton growers can do to prevent damage in this "AgDay" report:

 

 

More information

 


 

Back to news
RELATED CONTENT

Comments

 

Rate this News Article:

Spell Check

No comments have been posted to this News Article

Corn College TV Education Series

2014_Team_Shot_with_Logo

Get nearly 8 hours of educational video with Farm Journal's top agronomists. Produced in the field and neatly organized by topic, from spring prep to post-harvest. Order now!

Markets

Market Data provided by Barchart.com
brought-by
Close