This week’s Cotton Newsline is 3 cuts. All cuts are Dr. Walt Mullins, Cotton Technical Manager for Monsanto.
Suggested introduction cut 1:
As commodity shifts occur across the cotton belt there is a shift in insect pressure as well. Producers this year are experiencing high boll worm pressures. According to Dr. Walt Mullins, Cotton Technical Manager for Monsanto, the shift away from cotton acres could be part of the problem.
Suggested introduction cut 2:
Mullins says another pest getting a lot of attention this year is the plant bug in the Mississippi delta.
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Spider mites are another pest Mullins says producers need to keep there eye on for the next few weeks.