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Texas Corn: Fumonisin Levels and Insect Damage

Texas Corn: Fumonisin Levels and Insect Damage

👤By Pat Porter, Texas AgriLife Extension Entomologist 🕔Oct 10, 2017

I am not smart enough to be a Plant Pathologist, and in fact had two courses in it in college and still don’t understand it. The classic “disease triangle” taught in pathology says that disease occurs when there is a

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Texas Plains: Heavy Insect Pressure in Late-Planted Grains; High Bollworm Numbers in Cotton

Texas Plains: Heavy Insect Pressure in Late-Planted Grains; High Bollworm Numbers in Cotton

👤By Blayne Reed, Texas AgriLife Extension Agent for Hale, Swisher, and Floyd Counties 🕔Sep 8, 2017

General Status I would love to say the pest pressure is winding down as we slip toward fall. The problem is, the pest pressure isn’t really winding down at all but fall gets closer daily. Our late planted grain crops,

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West Texas Sorghum: Plenty of Caterpillars, but Watch for Sugarcane Aphids

West Texas Sorghum: Plenty of Caterpillars, but Watch for Sugarcane Aphids

👤By Pat Porter, Texas AgriLife Extension Entomoligst 🕔Sep 4, 2017

After writing in this newsletter last week that fall armyworm was not a significant threat this year, Katelyn Kesheimer, Lubbock and Crosby county IPM Agent, and I visited some fields in southern Lubbock county and south to the middle of

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Texas Plains: Good Moisture Beneficial to Crops and Pest Alike

Texas Plains: Good Moisture Beneficial to Crops and Pest Alike

👤By Blayne Reed, Texas AgriLife Extension Agent for Hale, Swisher, and Floyd Counties 🕔Aug 15, 2017

General Status General good rainfall area wide these past 2 weeks for most fields with near ideal timing for maximum benefit with our fields at key developmental stages and peak water use. It has made it increasingly difficult to get

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Florida Panhandle: Entomologist Surveys Row Crop Insects in Soybeans, Corn, Cotton

Florida Panhandle: Entomologist Surveys Row Crop Insects in Soybeans, Corn, Cotton

👤By Ethan Carter, University of Florida IPM Agent 🕔Aug 15, 2017

Silvana Paula-Moraes began working in the fall of 2016 at the  UF/IFAS West Florida Research and Education Center (WFREC) based in Jay, Florida. Originally from Brazil, Dr. Moraes completed her PhD in Nebraska.  Her research has been dedicated to address several aspects of

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North Carolina Soybeans: Treating Earworms Prior To and During Bloom

North Carolina Soybeans: Treating Earworms Prior To and During Bloom

👤By Dominic Reisig, North Carolina State University Entomology and Plant Pathologist 🕔Aug 11, 2017

I have received a number of calls and reports of very high earworm numbers in soybeans that are not blooming or at full bloom. Our online threshold calculator for earworms in podding beans can be found by visiting here, clicking

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Tennessee Cotton, Soybeans: Bollworm Update – Good News and Bad News

Tennessee Cotton, Soybeans: Bollworm Update – Good News and Bad News

👤By Scott Stewart, University of Tennessee IPM Extension Specialist 🕔Aug 9, 2017

There’s good news and bad news on the bollworm situation for Tennessee soybean and cotton growers.

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Texas Plains: Next Few Weeks Critical for Crop Yields

Texas Plains: Next Few Weeks Critical for Crop Yields

👤By Blayne Reed, Texas AgriLife Extension Agent for Hale, Swisher, and Floyd Counties 🕔Aug 8, 2017

General Status Welcome back to crop crunch time. Planting, early season weed control, early irrigations, fertilizing, everything that our area producers have accomplished up until now has only been the preliminaries. Without the preliminaries going somewhat well, we could not

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Texas Plains: Crop Conditions Highly Variable with Lots of Pests to Choose From

Texas Plains: Crop Conditions Highly Variable with Lots of Pests to Choose From

👤By Blayne Reed, Texas AgriLife Extension Agent for Hale, Swisher, and Floyd Counties 🕔Aug 2, 2017

General Status As par usual for 2017, field situations still depend greatly on which field you are in. Across Hale, Swisher, & Floyd we do not just have the good, the bad, and the ugly. We have the outstanding, the

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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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