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North Carolina Sweet Sorghum: Sivanto Gains S’Cane Aphid Exemption

North Carolina Sweet Sorghum: Sivanto Gains S’Cane Aphid Exemption

👤By Dominic Reisig. North Carolina State University 🕔Jul 19, 2016

Many thanks to Commissioner Troxler for approving the use of Sivanto Prime for control of sugarcane aphid on sweet sorghum.  The label describing the specific use requirements can be found here.

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North Carolina Field Reports: Tobacco Harvest Begins, Beneficial Rains and Storm Damage

North Carolina Field Reports: Tobacco Harvest Begins, Beneficial Rains and Storm Damage

👤From USDA 🕔Jul 18, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 17, 2016. Extension Comments Julia Houck – Ashe-Alleghany Co FSA The county is starting to get dry. Water level in the creeks and river are getting low. Dwayne Tate – Agronomist

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North Carolina Cotton: Be Prepared to Spray Bollworm in Bt Fields this Year

North Carolina Cotton: Be Prepared to Spray Bollworm in Bt Fields this Year

👤By Dominic Reisig, North Carolina State University 🕔Jul 13, 2016

As noted in this complementary article, bollworm populations have been heavy this year in corn and they are breaking through a lot of Bt corn.  What that means for cotton growers is that they need to be prepared to spray

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North Carolina Corn: More Earworms Surviving in Bt Fields

North Carolina Corn: More Earworms Surviving in Bt Fields

👤By Dominic Reisig, North Carolina State University 🕔Jul 13, 2016

Earworms (known as bollworm in cotton) have been fairly absent in our system over the past few years.  Arguably, at least a small part of this has to be due to widespread plantings of corn hybrids with the VT Double

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North Carolina Field Reports: Storms Bring Needed Rains, Some Crop Damage

North Carolina Field Reports: Storms Bring Needed Rains, Some Crop Damage

👤From USDA 🕔Jul 12, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 10, 2016. Extension Comments Stanley Holloway – Yancey County Extension Rain showers and thunderstorms brought some much needed rain to the county during the week; however, some of the storms were

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North Carolina Cotton: Managing Plant Bugs in Blooming Fields

North Carolina Cotton: Managing Plant Bugs in Blooming Fields

👤By Dominic Reisig, North Carolina State University 🕔Jul 8, 2016

When cotton blooms, it’s time to switch sampling and thresholds for plant bugs.  This previous article covered management of plant bugs pre-bloom.  There is no magic switch point, but once cotton blooms for a couple weeks, monitoring square retention becomes

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North Carolina Soybeans: Worms Already Present in Full and Double Cropped Fields

North Carolina Soybeans: Worms Already Present in Full and Double Cropped Fields

👤By Dominic Reisig, North Carolina State University 🕔Jul 7, 2016

All signs so far point to this year as being wormier than the previous three.  I started picking up yellowstriped armyworms in a light trap last week and there have been soybeans that are starting to show some defoliation- both

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North Carolina Cotton: Managing Plant Bugs After Blooming Starts

North Carolina Cotton: Managing Plant Bugs After Blooming Starts

👤By Dominic Reisig, Extension Specialist, Entomology, Plymouth, North Carolina 🕔Jul 6, 2016

When cotton blooms, it’s time to switch sampling and thresholds for plant bugs. This previous article covered management of plant bugs pre-bloom. There is no magic switch point, but once cotton blooms for a couple weeks, monitoring square retention becomes a less

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North Carolina Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids Showing Up Early

North Carolina Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids Showing Up Early

👤By Dominic Reisig, North Carolina State University 🕔Jul 6, 2016

Last year, we first found sugarcane aphid during the end of July at treatable levels.  Today it was found on sorghum in Stanly County.  Very likely it is in counties south of here at low levels and will again spread

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North Carolina Field Reports: Crops a Mixed Bag Based on Moisture, Storm Damage

North Carolina Field Reports: Crops a Mixed Bag Based on Moisture, Storm Damage

👤From USDA 🕔Jul 5, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 3, 2016. Extension Comments Stanley Holloway – Yancey County Extension Parts of the county received some much needed rain; however, rainfall amounts were highly variable across the county with some areas

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