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Sugarcane Aphids: Court Rejects EPA’s Wide Approval of Transform – DTN

Sugarcane Aphids: Court Rejects EPA’s Wide Approval of Transform – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Sep 11, 2015

A federal court Thursday rejected the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s unconditional approval of Dow AgroScience’s insecticide sulfoxaflor. How that ruling will affect growers using the product in 2015 remains to be seen. The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled

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Mississippi Sorghum: Managing Sugarcane Aphids at Harvest

Mississippi Sorghum: Managing Sugarcane Aphids at Harvest

👤By Jeff Gore, Angus Catchot, and Erick Larson, Mississippi State University 🕔Sep 11, 2015

Some grain sorghum still remains to be harvested around the state and sugarcane aphid populations have remained high in a lot of areas. We had a post by Erick Larson and Angus Catchot a couple of weeks ago here about use of harvest

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South Dakota Winter Wheat: Management Considerations for Aphids

👤By Adam J. Varenhorst, South Dakota State University 🕔Sep 10, 2015

South Dakota winter wheat planting is fast approaching, and with that comes an opportunity to employ a few preventative management solutions. Although we cannot predict aphid pressure in winter wheat for 2015, there are some steps that may be taken

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Illinois Sorghum: Look Out for Sugarcane Aphids in the South

Illinois Sorghum: Look Out for Sugarcane Aphids in the South

👤By Michael Gray, University of Illinois 🕔Sep 10, 2015

On August 10, 2015, Dr. Doug Johnson, an Extension Entomologist with the University of Kentucky reported that the sugarcane aphid, Melanaphis sacchari (Zehntner), was collected in two western Kentucky counties (Fulton County and Graves County) on grain and sweet sorghum.

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Texas Sorghum: Beneficials Help Manage Sugarcane Aphids in Hale County

Texas Sorghum: Beneficials Help Manage Sugarcane Aphids in Hale County

👤From Texas A&M 🕔Sep 4, 2015

The majority of our program sorghum fields are in a milky dough stage to coloring dough. I can make note of a few area fields with combines starting to make their first turns all the way back to some area

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Tennessee Soybean, Sorghum: Managing Pests Before Harvest

Tennessee Soybean, Sorghum: Managing Pests Before Harvest

👤By Scott Stewart, University of Tennessee 🕔Sep 3, 2015

Soybean Although stink bug populations remain generally light, there are now some reports of populations exceeding the treatment threshold of 9 per 25 sweeps. Remember you should probably double this threshold once a field reaches R6. Calls are also trickling

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Texas Cotton, Corn: Not a Great Home for Sugarcane Aphids

Texas Cotton, Corn: Not a Great Home for Sugarcane Aphids

👤By Pat Porter, Texas A&M 🕔Aug 31, 2015

Many people on the High Plains are finding what looks like sugarcane aphids on corn and to a lesser extent cotton, and the question we are receiving is whether the aphid will get on these crops and, if so, will

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South Dakota Soybeans: Aphids – Is Management Necessary?

South Dakota Soybeans: Aphids – Is Management Necessary?

👤By Adam Varenhorst and Kelley Tilmon, South Dakota State University 🕔Aug 27, 2015

Reports are coming in that soybean aphid (Figure 1) populations in South Dakota are increasing and in some instances reaching economically important levels. Before making a management decision, confirm soybean aphid populations have reached the economic threshold and also that

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Texas Sorghum: How Long You Hold Off Sugarcane Aphid Treatments

Texas Sorghum: How Long You Hold Off Sugarcane Aphid Treatments

👤By Blayne Reed, Texas A&M 🕔Aug 27, 2015

SCA Efficacy Trial 21 DAT Counts & SCA 2nd Treatment Decision Options Before we started our counts today, we discussed the validity of these 21 DAT counts. We knew that the untreated check would have fewer aphids due to the overall

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Virginia Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids Drawing Closer

Virginia Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids Drawing Closer

👤By Ames Herbert, Virginia Cooperative Extension 🕔Aug 26, 2015

Sugarcane aphid (SCA) is inundating sorghum in a lot of the southeast and mid-South. As of this week (Aug. 26) we know that a field plot in Kinston, NC (see images below) is heavily infested and at least some have

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