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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: Scout Late-Soybeans for Loopers, Whiteflies a Threat to Cotton

Alabama: Scout Late-Soybeans for Loopers, Whiteflies a Threat to Cotton

👤By Tim Reed, Ron Smith, Alana Jacobson, and Barry Freeman, Alabama Cooperative Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 30, 2017

During the 3rd week of August cotton bollworm (CBW) moth trap catch numbers increased significantly over the previous week in Baldwin and Escambia Counties and declined in Autauga and Limestone Counties. Tobacco budworm (TBW) moth trap catches increased in Henry

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Texas Sorghum: Headworm Control – Consider Sugarcane Aphids

Texas Sorghum: Headworm Control – Consider Sugarcane Aphids

👤By Pat Porter, Texas AgriLife Extension Entomologist 🕔Jul 26, 2017

Sugarcane aphid is just beginning to build in fields in select counties on the Southern High Plains, and as of this writing I know of no fields that have required treatment. The sugarcane aphid distribution map can be found here.

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Insecticide Resistance: Pyrethroids Up for EPA Review – DTN

Insecticide Resistance: Pyrethroids Up for EPA Review – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Feb 13, 2017

Pyrethroids are up for registration review by the EPA, and the agency’s most recent risk assessment of this group of insecticides has some industry players concerned.   The EPA’s preliminary ecological risk assessment of a group of pyrethroid insecticides concluded

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Virginia Insects: Bollworm Resistance Remains High; BMSB Spreads

Virginia Insects: Bollworm Resistance Remains High; BMSB Spreads

👤By Sean Malone, Virginia Cooperative Extension 🕔Sep 16, 2016

Soybean-brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB):  Our scouts detected BMSB in two new counties this week-Charles City and Stafford.  Eight counties were at threshold (3-5 per 2-minute visual count along the field edge)-these are listed at the bottom of the map.

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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: Cotton Bollworms, Soybean Loopers Coming on Strong

Alabama: Cotton Bollworms, Soybean Loopers Coming on Strong

👤By Maggie Lawrence, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Jul 15, 2016

Alabama row crop farmers need to be actively scouting their crops for two perennial pests, cotton bollworms and soybean loopers. Dr. Tim Reed, an entomologist with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System says traps are capturing increased numbers of adults of

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Texas A&M Requests Reports of Unexpected High Plains Insect Damage

Texas A&M Requests Reports of Unexpected High Plains Insect Damage

👤By Pat Porter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jun 20, 2016

It has been 20 years since Bt corn and cotton were put on the market, and we are now seeing signs that some of the Cry toxins in Bt crops are less effective than they once were. It is certain

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Soybeans: Want More Bt Choices? Midsouth – Yes. Southeast – Maybe Not. – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Feb 11, 2015

Bt soybeans designed to put a dent in defoliating pests such as looper, podworm and velvetbean caterpillar wait in the wings for U.S. growers. The question is, can the landscape handle another Bt crop? Entomologists from 7 southern U.S. universities are evaluating

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