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Tennessee: General Thoughts on Early Season Pests in Corn, Cotton, and Soybeans

Tennessee: General Thoughts on Early Season Pests in Corn, Cotton, and Soybeans

👤By Scott Stewart, University of Tennessee 🕔May 17, 2017

With a lot of our crops now planted, University of Tennessee Extension Specialist Scott Stewart has provided a few reminders and pictures about early season pest problems that are sometimes encountered.

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Corn Belt IPM Specialists Anticipate an Active Pest Season – DTN

Corn Belt IPM Specialists Anticipate an Active Pest Season – DTN

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

If your corn survived heavy rains, flooding and cold soils, you’re lucky — but you’re not safe. The recent welcome wave of heat and sun in the Midwest is speeding along insect development just as well as crop growth. Armyworms

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South Carolina Cotton: Watch for Seedling Issues with Grasshoppers

South Carolina Cotton: Watch for Seedling Issues with Grasshoppers

👤By Jeremy Greene, Clemson University 🕔May 5, 2017

Thrips, grasshoppers, cutworms, etc., are about it in cotton right now, with grasshoppers dominating the conversation so far. Be watchful for issues with seedlings and grasshoppers. The best way to avoid problems with grasshoppers is to put some time between

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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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