Farm Progress

Multi-tactical approach to plant bugs

January 11, 2010

[video: id=streamhoster-, thumb=]

Cotton farmers have eliminated the boll weevil from most of the U.S., but another pest has moved in to fill the void. Tarnished plant bugs forced some Mid-South growers to make 10 to 12 applications of pesticides in 2009. Dr. Angus Catchot discussed some alternative approaches to controlling the pest during a presentation at the Beltwide Cotton Conferences in New Orleans.

View the Delta Farm Press video archive

Subscribe to receive top agriculture news
Be informed daily with these free e-newsletters

You May Also Like