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Tennessee: Soybean Pests Relatively Quiet

Tennessee: Soybean Pests Relatively Quiet

👤By Scott Stewart, University of Tennessee 🕔Jul 27, 2015

There have been only a few calls concerning soybean insect problems. Mostly what is being reported is sub-threshold infestations of stink bugs, green cloverworm, a few remaining Japanese beetles, and kudzu bugs in some areas.

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Tennessee Soybeans: Keep a Watch for Kudzu Bugs

Tennessee Soybeans: Keep a Watch for Kudzu Bugs

🕔Jul 22, 2015

The second generation flight of kudzu bugs has been active for the past couple of weeks. I’ve observed treatment level infestations in some fields in east Tennessee and in the Memphis area.

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Tennessee Soybeans: Present Diseases and Fungicide Considerations

Tennessee Soybeans: Present Diseases and Fungicide Considerations

👤By Heather Marie Kelly, University of Tennessee 🕔Jul 22, 2015

As soybean fields in Tennessee reach reproductive growth stages, scouting for disease is critical to determine how necessary a fungicide application may be in protecting yield from disease. The effect on yield from a disease are closely associated with environmental

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Tennessee: Managing Palmer Pigweed for 2016

Tennessee: Managing Palmer Pigweed for 2016

👤By Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee 🕔Jul 22, 2015

There has been some discussion about how to manage Palmer amaranth next year in light of the likely PPO-resistant Palmer amaranth in the picture in some fields.  Utilizing Liberty Link soybeans is a good option but seed supply in my

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Tennessee: What To Do About Possible PPO-Resistant Palmer Pigweed

Tennessee: What To Do About Possible PPO-Resistant Palmer Pigweed

👤By Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee 🕔Jul 21, 2015

Timely applications of recommended rates of Flexstar did not control Palmer amaranth in two fields in West Tennessee. So Palmer amaranth samples were taken from these fields and sent to the University of Illinois to test for PPO herbicide resistance.

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Tennessee Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids Spreading Quickly

Tennessee Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids Spreading Quickly

👤By Scott Stewart, University of Tennessee 🕔Jul 17, 2015

The sugarcane aphid has now been confirmed at low numbers in multiple counties in Lauderdale, Shelby, Hardin, Hardeman, Chester, and Henderson Counties. I’m sure they are present in all the southern counties bordering Mississippi. One difference this year is that

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Tennessee Cotton: 4 Insect Strategies for Mid to Late Bloom

Tennessee Cotton: 4 Insect Strategies for Mid to Late Bloom

👤By Scott Stewart, University of Tennessee 🕔Jul 15, 2015

Most of the insect action in cotton is still centered around plant bugs with some stink bugs in the mix. The last week of July and the first week of August is often the time we start seeing a few bollworm in

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Tennessee: Flood Waters Still Present, Delaying Crop Treatment – USDA

Tennessee: Flood Waters Still Present, Delaying Crop Treatment – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Jul 14, 2015

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 12, 2015. County Agent Comments Tim Campbell, Dyer County Still fighting flood waters. Otherwise all crops progressing well. J.C. Dupree, Lauderdale County Still some soybean acreage in the county to plant

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Tennessee Cotton: Controlling Pigweed with Post-Direct Applications

Tennessee Cotton: Controlling Pigweed with Post-Direct Applications

👤By Larry Steckel, Extension Weed Specialist 🕔Jul 14, 2015

Many cotton acres are nearing the true “laying it by” application timing.  Given how Palmer amaranth just keeps coming this year these directed applications have become critical for consistent control of glyphosate-resistant (GR) Palmer amaranth. Ten years ago a typical post-direct

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Tennessee Sorghum: 5 Tips for Managing Sugarcane Aphids

Tennessee Sorghum: 5 Tips for Managing Sugarcane Aphids

🕔Jul 7, 2015

Sugarcane aphids have now been confirmed in Shelby County.  The good news is that populations are very low at this time, and it seems to me that we are on a similar schedule as last year. Thus, I’m hoping that much

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