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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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South Carolina Soybeans, Cotton: Building Looper Numbers, Keep Watch for Stink Bugs

South Carolina Soybeans, Cotton: Building Looper Numbers, Keep Watch for Stink Bugs

👤By Jeremy Greene, Clemson University Entomologist 🕔Aug 4, 2017

Dr. Cory Heaton, former county agent and State Wildlife Specialist, reported sub-threshold but building numbers of soybean loopers in soybeans in Orangeburg County and up near Clemson. That is consistent with a report from Chris Talley, county agent in Anderson

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Georgia Peanuts: Keep Watch for Foliage Feeders

Georgia Peanuts: Keep Watch for Foliage Feeders

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia Extension County Agent 🕔Aug 4, 2017

We’ve been treating for worms in peanuts now. I’m seeing some loopers mostly. But there are reports of tobacco budworm, and I do see some TBW moths flying. We need to be scouting when we are in the field.

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Georgia Peanuts: Insects Quiet, but Keep Scouting Fields

Georgia Peanuts: Insects Quiet, but Keep Scouting Fields

👤By Eric Prostko, University of Georgia Peanut Specialist 🕔Aug 1, 2017

Things have been relatively quiet in terms of insect pressure in most peanut fields so far in 2017, but that could change quickly. I have been getting reports of heavy caterpillar pressure in some areas of Florida, and agents and

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Alabama Peanuts: Decline in Moth Activity, Watch for Three-Cornered Alfalfa Hoppers

Alabama Peanuts: Decline in Moth Activity, Watch for Three-Cornered Alfalfa Hoppers

👤By Ayanava Majumdar, Alabama Cooperative Extension Entomologist 🕔Jul 28, 2017

This report is based on sticky wing pheromone trap catches from 16 locations and direct crop scouting, along with information from producer calls. The overall population trends (see charts at bottom of this post) indicated a sudden drop in moth

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Alabama Peanuts: Caterpillar Pests – What Can You Expect?

Alabama Peanuts: Caterpillar Pests – What Can You Expect?

👤By Ayanava Majumdar and Kris Balkcom, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Aug 30, 2016

There have been several reports of armyworms and loopers over the past few weeks. Below is a brief discussion of the seasonal fluctuations in major caterpillar pests based on moth catches from sticky wing pheromone traps that have also been

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Alabama Peanuts: Mid-Season Insect Pests to Watch For

Alabama Peanuts: Mid-Season Insect Pests to Watch For

👤By Ayanava Majumdar, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Aug 1, 2016

There have been several reports of caterpillars and at least two queries about the lesser corn stalk borer over the past week. Let’s discuss some of the moth activity and season flux in pest activity common in peanuts during July

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Alabama: Bollworms and Loopers on the Move

Alabama: Bollworms and Loopers on the Move

👤From Alabama ExtensionDaily 🕔Jul 21, 2016

“We are seeing more cotton bollworm moths in pheromone traps in some central and south Alabama counties in Alabama than we have seen in recent years,” said Reed. “Soybean looper moths have also been trapped in significant numbers at two

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Alabama Peanuts: Managing Caterpillars, Spidermites

Alabama Peanuts: Managing Caterpillars, Spidermites

👤By Ayanava Majumdar, Auburn University 🕔Sep 14, 2015

Caterpillar Control  The peanuts look really good this season but there have been many questions about caterpillar control. Based on pheromone trap monitoring data, it appears that soybean and cabbage loopers are in the third generation with a sharp increase

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Tennessee Soybean, Sorghum: Managing Pests Before Harvest

Tennessee Soybean, Sorghum: Managing Pests Before Harvest

👤By Scott Stewart, University of Tennessee 🕔Sep 3, 2015

Soybean Although stink bug populations remain generally light, there are now some reports of populations exceeding the treatment threshold of 9 per 25 sweeps. Remember you should probably double this threshold once a field reaches R6. Calls are also trickling

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