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Army Cutworms Already Hitting Wheat and Canola – DTN

Army Cutworms Already Hitting Wheat and Canola – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Mar 17, 2017

Farmers aren’t the only ones waiting to see how wheat comes out of dormancy this year. Army cutworms may also be lurking just beneath the surface, ready to eat newly green winter wheat.   Oklahoma State University entomologist Tom Royer

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Sorghum: Commercial Varieties with Built-in Resistance to Sugarcane Aphid – DTN

Sorghum: Commercial Varieties with Built-in Resistance to Sugarcane Aphid – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Mar 4, 2017

American sorghum varieties are surprisingly well equipped to take on the sugarcane aphid, according to a Kansas State researcher.   “It’s very unusual to have such a large number of commercially available sorghum lines expressing what are almost certainly completely

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Soybean Aphid: Does This Pest Reduce Your Yield or Just Your Bank Account?

Soybean Aphid: Does This Pest Reduce Your Yield or Just Your Bank Account?

👤From the Combined Effort of 10 University Extension Programs 🕔Jul 19, 2016

Before soybean aphid was identified as a pest of soybean in the U.S. in 2000, insecticide applications to northern soybean crops were rare, targeting sporadic insect and mite outbreaks. Although large infestations have been relatively uncommon since the early to

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Texas Cotton: Aphid on the Prowl; Be on Watch Fleahoppers

Texas Cotton: Aphid on the Prowl; Be on Watch Fleahoppers

👤By Robert Bowling, Ph.D., Assistant Professor and AgriLife Extension Entomology Specialist 🕔May 9, 2016

Much of the Coastal Bend and Wintergarden cotton is out of danger for thrips injury. It has been a quiet year for thrips and may give credence that cotton insecticide seed treatments are working fine in Texas. However, frequent heavy

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South Carolina Wheat: New Aphid Pest, Be On The Lookout

South Carolina Wheat: New Aphid Pest, Be On The Lookout

👤By Francis Reay-Jones, Entomologist, Clemson University 🕔Apr 18, 2016

A new aphid pest of wheat, Sipha maydis, was found for the first time in South Carolina in April 2016. This species is found in Europe, Asia and parts of Africa. The aphid was found in Argentina in 2002, and

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Aphids Proven to Have Genetic Diversity – DTN

Aphids Proven to Have Genetic Diversity – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jan 11, 2016

The soybean aphid will always win the numbers game. Each year, aphid populations can produce multiple generations within a growing season in the same field, which makes them especially good at evolving resistance to insecticides. Now scientists have discovered that

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How to Properly Scout for Sugarcane Aphids – Video

How to Properly Scout for Sugarcane Aphids – Video

👤By Scott Stewart, IPM Extension Specialist at University of Tennessee. 🕔Dec 18, 2015

Learn how to scout sorghum for common insect pests in a newly released video by Scott Stewart, IPM Extension Specialist at University of Tennessee.

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Texas: Transform Section 18 Request for Sugarcane Aphids, 2016

Texas: Transform Section 18 Request for Sugarcane Aphids, 2016

👤By Pat Porter, Texas A&M 🕔Dec 11, 2015

Dale R. Scott, Coordinator for Pesticide Product Evaluation and Registration, Texas Department of Agriculture, this week submitted a Section 18 (emergency exemption) request to EPA to allow Transform insecticide (sulfoxaflor) to be used on sorghum for sugarcane aphid control in

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Texas: Crop Consultant Workshop, Bonnie View, Dec. 16

Texas: Crop Consultant Workshop, Bonnie View, Dec. 16

👤By Rod Santa Ana, Texas A&M 🕔Nov 9, 2015

The Refugio Crop Consultant Workshop will be held from 8 a.m–3:30 p.m. Dec. 16 at the Bonnie View Community Center on Farm-to-Market 629 in Bonnie View. It is being hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. Two producers are

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Sugarcane Aphids: New Map Shows 17 States, 417 Counties Infested

Sugarcane Aphids: New Map Shows 17 States, 417 Counties Infested

👤By Pat Porter, Texas A&M 🕔Oct 12, 2015

17 States and 417 Counties Infested  Dr. Robert Bowling has released the Sept. 30th sugarcane aphid distribution maps, and these record confirmed sugarcane aphid presence in 17 states.

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