One male old world bollworm was collected in a Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey pheromone trap in Bradenton, Fla., June 17. This is the first time the serious agricultural pest has been detected in the U.S. outside of port interceptions....More
Sixty-four women from 16 of the nation’s 17 cotton-producing states converged on Cary, N.C. June 15 for a tour of Cotton Incorporated world headquarters for the Cotton Board’s first ever Women in Agriculture Tour....More
Cotton continues to face unrelenting competition from synthetic fibers, but Cotton Incorporated is taking steps to increase market shares in traditional markets while looking to other markets where cotton is usually not the first fiber of choice....More
Though they’ve gotten a deservedly bad reputation in recent years for doing serious crop damage, but not all stink bugs are crop pests. Some are beneficial and prey on other crop pests, especially in vegetable production.