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Florida Cotton: New Insect and Mite Control Guide Available

Florida Cotton: New Insect and Mite Control Guide Available

👤By Joe Funderburk, University of Florida Entomologist 🕔Sep 8, 2017

A UF/IFAS EDIS fact sheet is now available entitled “Insect and Mite Integrated Pest Management in Florida Cotton” by Joe Funderburk, Nicole Casuso, Norman Leppla, and Michael Donahue. The guide provides growers with up-to-date information on scouting and managing insects

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Alabama Peanuts: Caterpillar Numbers on the Rise

Alabama Peanuts: Caterpillar Numbers on the Rise

👤By Ayanava Majumdar and Kris Balkcom, Alabama Cooperative Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 15, 2017

The Alabama Peanut IPM program conducts routine pest monitoring using sticky wing traps from various locations statewide. Based on trap catches from May to August 2017, it is evident that the above-normal rains in June and July disrupted moth activity

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Alabama: When in Drought, Don’t Forget to Scout!

Alabama: When in Drought, Don’t Forget to Scout!

👤By Ayanava Majumdar, Neil Kelly, and Monte Baugh, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Jan 9, 2017

This article should appeal to a wide range of producers across Alabama. Year 2016 was an interesting year that started with a very wet spring followed by a drought that really started in June with a dramatic reduction in precipitation

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Delaware Soybeans, Sorghum: Scout Fields Before Making Insecticide Decisions

Delaware Soybeans, Sorghum: Scout Fields Before Making Insecticide Decisions

👤By Joanne Whalen, University of Delaware 🕔Aug 29, 2016

Soybeans We continue to find a variety of defoliating insects in soybeans. Although green cloverworm populations remain high in some fields, we are also seeing a large number of moths in fields indicating larvae have pupated and a new population

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Tennessee Cotton, Soybeans: Don’t Confuse Beet Armyworms for Fall Armyworms

Tennessee Cotton, Soybeans: Don’t Confuse Beet Armyworms for Fall Armyworms

👤By Scott Stewart, University of Tennessee 🕔Aug 18, 2016

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

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Mississippi Cotton: Numerous Caterpillars Showing Up

Mississippi Cotton: Numerous Caterpillars Showing Up

👤From Mississippi State University Extension 🕔Aug 15, 2016

Over the last couple weeks, we have received numerous calls about multiple caterpillar pests in Bt cotton. By far, the most common and widespread species has been bollworm, but populations of fall armyworm are also high and we have even heard

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North Carolina: 3 Tips for Managing Worm Pests

North Carolina: 3 Tips for Managing Worm Pests

👤By Dominic Reisig, North Carolina State University 🕔Aug 3, 2016

I have heard a lot of concern about worms (bollworm, fall armyworm, soybean looper, etc.) in our crops this year.  From what I can tell, nothing is out of control, unmanageable, or widespread resistant.  Included are a few tips to

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Alabama Peanuts: Lots of Thrips, Other Pests on the Rise

Alabama Peanuts: Lots of Thrips, Other Pests on the Rise

👤By Ayanava Majumdar and Austin Hagan, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Jun 9, 2016

Many sucking insect pests attack peanuts grown across the southeast. Untreated research plots in Alabama showed a high number of thrips; feeding and leaf distortion was more severe on the field borders than plot middles. The same can be expected

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Georgia Peanuts: Caterpillar Populations on the Rise

👤By Shane Curry, University of Georgia 🕔Aug 14, 2015

This is the time of year when we start seeing worm populations increase in peanut fields. In fact, not long after my last “Peanut Update” post, I started finding more Velvetbean Caterpillars in peanut fields. The treatment threshold level of

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Alabama Peanuts: Moth Traps on Rise, Keep Watch for Caterpillars

Alabama Peanuts: Moth Traps on Rise, Keep Watch for Caterpillars

👤By Ayanava Majumdar, Alabama Extenstion Entomologist 🕔Aug 3, 2015

We have detected a sudden increase in the activity of corn earworm (see map below), fall armyworm, and soybean looper moths in central and southeastern parts of Alabama. Although we have not seen a high numbers of corn earworm or budworm

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