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Arkansas Rice: Planting Over 80% Complete; Time for Weird Problems?

Arkansas Rice: Planting Over 80% Complete; Time for Weird Problems?

👤By Jarrod Hardke and Gus Lorenz, University of Arkansas 🕔Apr 21, 2017

Crop Progress Rice planting progress is likely up around 80-85% this week. This is near record progress behind only 2012. Luckily conditions seem very reminiscent of 2012 which turned out to be a boon for growers when they broke the

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Army Cutworms Already Hitting Wheat and Canola – DTN

Army Cutworms Already Hitting Wheat and Canola – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Mar 17, 2017

Farmers aren’t the only ones waiting to see how wheat comes out of dormancy this year. Army cutworms may also be lurking just beneath the surface, ready to eat newly green winter wheat.   Oklahoma State University entomologist Tom Royer

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Michigan: Weeds, Wet Weather, and Cutworms

Michigan: Weeds, Wet Weather, and Cutworms

👤By Christina DiFonzo, Michigan State University Extension 🕔May 5, 2016

Armyworm catch is increasing in the Purdue University trapping network, and Elkhart County (just across the border from Michigan) had a significant black cutworm catch by April 27, 2016. Traps on the Michigan State University campus just picked up black

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Mississippi: Cutworms Showing Up

👤By Jeff Gore, Angus Catchot, and Don Cook, Mississippi State University 🕔May 4, 2016

We have had several calls over the last week about cutworms reducing plant densities in cotton, soybean, and non-Bt corn.

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Nebraska Corn: Scout for Insects, Don’t Assume Protection

👤By Robert Wright and Keith Jarvi, University of Nebraska-Lincoln 🕔May 3, 2016

As corn begins to emerge, be alert to the potential for damage from early season insects such as cutworms, wireworms, or white grubs. Wireworms and white grubs are most often associated with fields that have been in pasture or CRP

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Flint on Crops: Scout Corn for Pests, Other Problems

Flint on Crops: Scout Corn for Pests, Other Problems

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University 🕔Apr 11, 2016

We are finally beginning to see fields with good stands of corn where farmers have either gotten lucky or have access to some source of intelligence that is not available to everyone. I believe we are still on track to

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Tennessee Corn: Things To Remember If Cutworms Materialize

Tennessee Corn: Things To Remember If Cutworms Materialize

👤By Scott Stewart, IPM Extension Specialist, University of Tennessee 🕔Mar 18, 2016

Seed treatments by themselves will not hold up to serious cutworm infestations. This has some folks asking if they should apply in-furrow insecticides. When does it pay?

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Nebraska: Want Better Profits? Scout Fields Now

Nebraska: Want Better Profits? Scout Fields Now

👤By John Wilson, Crop Tech Cafe 🕔May 21, 2015

During the growing season, it isn’t unusual for unexpected problems to take a toll on yields. So it’s important to begin scouting fields for weeds, insects and diseases early in the season. Some things you may be able to correct

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Ohio: Early Insect and Slug Concerns

👤By Andy Michel, Ohio State University 🕔May 19, 2015

For a couple of weeks we have been warning about the possibility of black cutworms based on adult catches reported by surrounding states.  We have begun to observe some minor feeding on corn, suggesting that the larvae are there and

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Kentucky: Logan County Moth Traps Forecast Armyworm Outbreak

🕔Apr 24, 2015

Leann Martin, Logan County Cooperative Extension Agent and the University of Kentucky are using moth traps to monitor and forecast any potential outbreaks of insects, such as the armyworm.

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