The University of Tennessee Soybean Disease Field Day will be held Tuesday, Sept. 13th, at the Milan Research and Education Center.
Soybean insects are all over the board right now, however, it is silly to make insect control recommendation without scouting and considerations of pest population levels.
The West Tennessee Research and Education Center (WTREC) would like to cordially invite you to the 2016 University of Tennessee Cotton Tour on Wednesday, Sept. 7th at the WTREC (605 Airways Blvd., Jackson, TN 38301).
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 21, 2016. County Agent Comments Tim Campbell, Dyer County Received some much needed rain this week. Needs to continue to help finish filling out soybeans. Insect pressures continue to remain fairly
The University of Tennessee Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology has released a mobile-friendly disease field guide that will help growers, agents and consultants quickly assess foliar diseases in their soybean fields. This new resource can be found here. The
Pyrethroid insecticides will not control beet armyworms, which may start on pigweed and survive on Bt cotton when the larvae have gained some size. In soybean, infestations may start on the soybean or originate from pigweed (or both). Control of beet
As can be expected many diseases of soybean do not appear until reproductive growth stages. Diseases that have been reported in West Tennessee include sudden death syndrome, target spot, septoria brown spot, and frogeye leaf spot.
It’s the time of year where soybean insects are much more likely to cause us problems, and it is important to vigilantly scout.
Scott Stewart, IPM Extension Specialist at the University of Tennessee, requests that growers report any findings of brown marmorated stink bugs in their fields.
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 14, 2016. County Agent Comments Tim Campbell, Dyer County All crops continue to progress toward maturity. Early-planted, early-maturing corn varieties are beginning to show signs of senescence on lower leaves as
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