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Iowa: Corn Aphids Active in September

Iowa: Corn Aphids Active in September

👤By Erin Hodgson, Iowa State University Extension Entomologist 🕔Sep 13, 2017

In mid-August of this summer, I wasn’t hearing anything about aphids feeding on corn and I thought we weren’t going to see it this year. These aphids are highly erratic and so where and when they land are not well

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Texas West Plains: Cotton Development Slow; Sugarcane Aphids Still Low; Peanuts Look Good

Texas West Plains: Cotton Development Slow; Sugarcane Aphids Still Low; Peanuts Look Good

👤By Kerry Siders, Texas AgriLife Extension IPM Agent 🕔Aug 25, 2017

Cotton has been hanging in that 5 to 2 nodes above white flower now for several days with just a few fields at hard-cut out with only an occasional bloom in the top node. With this weather pattern I would

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South Carolina: Worm Numbers, Kudzu Bugs on the Rise in Soybeans, Cotton Mostly Quiet

South Carolina: Worm Numbers, Kudzu Bugs on the Rise in Soybeans, Cotton Mostly Quiet

👤By Jeremy Greene, Clemson University Entomologist 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Justin Ballew, county agent covering Dillon and Marion Counties, reported that he is “seeing loopers build in places. Not many fields at threshold levels, but some folks are making some sprays. Pretty quiet other than that.” Jonathan Croft, county agent

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Oklahoma Wheat: Disease, Insect Considerations to Make Before Planting This Fall

Oklahoma Wheat: Disease, Insect Considerations to Make Before Planting This Fall

👤By Bob Hunger and Tom Royer, Oklahoma State University Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Planting date Much of the winter wheat in Oklahoma is sown with the intent of being used as a dual-purpose crop. In such a system, wheat is grazed by cattle from late fall through late winter/early spring and then harvested

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West Texas Cotton: Scout for Aphids and Bollworms

West Texas Cotton: Scout for Aphids and Bollworms

👤By Suhas Vyavhare, Texas AgriLife Extension Cotton Entomologist 🕔Aug 16, 2017

Cotton will benefit from some of the timely rainfall we have been receiving recently. However, it is going to make conditions better for survival and multiplication of several pest species as well. In general, the hot and dry weather of

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South Carolina Soybeans, Cotton: Building Looper Numbers, Keep Watch for Stink Bugs

South Carolina Soybeans, Cotton: Building Looper Numbers, Keep Watch for Stink Bugs

👤By Jeremy Greene, Clemson University Entomologist 🕔Aug 4, 2017

Dr. Cory Heaton, former county agent and State Wildlife Specialist, reported sub-threshold but building numbers of soybean loopers in soybeans in Orangeburg County and up near Clemson. That is consistent with a report from Chris Talley, county agent in Anderson

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Oklahoma Cotton: Insect Scouting a Top Priority; Boll Weevil Free Equipment Certification

Oklahoma Cotton: Insect Scouting a Top Priority; Boll Weevil Free Equipment Certification

👤By Jerry Goodson, Oklahoma State University Extension Assistant 🕔Aug 4, 2017

The crop is progressing at very good rate, we will see how the cooler temperatures effect it. No new pest were reported this week. Aphids are still present in many fields but beneficial arthropods are keeping them under control. Plants

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Tennessee Cotton: Call of the Week Is Aphids, but Bollworms Picking Up

Tennessee Cotton: Call of the Week Is Aphids, but Bollworms Picking Up

👤By Scott Stewart, University of Tennessee IPM Extension Specialist 🕔Aug 2, 2017

Despite heightened awareness about bollworms in Bt cotton, the most frequent call of the week has concerned aphids. Here are a few reminders about managing aphids and some thoughts about managing a complex of pests that includes aphids.

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South Carolina Cotton, Soybeans: Pockets of Pyrethroid-Tolerant Bollworms – Extension Comments

South Carolina Cotton, Soybeans: Pockets of Pyrethroid-Tolerant Bollworms – Extension Comments

👤By Jeremy Greene, Clemson University Entomologist 🕔Jul 28, 2017

Collins Gardner, consultant in the Pee Dee Region, reported yesterday that he had a field of grain sorghum treated for corn earworm with a high rate of pyrethroid that controlled only a small percentage of the larvae. David Gunter, our

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Texas West Plains: Crops Look Good, Limited Insect Presence

Texas West Plains: Crops Look Good, Limited Insect Presence

👤By Kerry Siders, Texas AgriLife Extension IPM Agent 🕔Jul 28, 2017

Current Crop and Pest Situation I am somewhat encouraged by the way many acres of crops have grown off here in July. And as I write this newsletter we have a decent chance of rain this weekend through the first

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