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California Cotton: Pest Surveys Show Limited Whitefly Infestations, Abundant Aphids

California Cotton: Pest Surveys Show Limited Whitefly Infestations, Abundant Aphids

👤By Lauren Murphy, University of California Cooperative Extension 🕔Sep 6, 2017

Introduction Sampling for the silverleaf whitefly (SLWF) surveys began on Tuesday, July 11, 2017. Program personnel collected samples from pink bollworm (PBW) trap sites at 5% of all cotton fields in each county. The Program has a total of 109

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Georgia Pecans: Critical Period for Nut Development, Tree Health

Georgia Pecans: Critical Period for Nut Development, Tree Health

👤By Lenny Wells, University of Georgia Pecan Specialist 🕔Aug 4, 2017

We are at a critical time in the season for pecan production in terms of both this year’s quality and next year’s flower production… A lot happens within a pecan tree in August. The shells are hardening and the nuts

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California Almonds: Worms Hit, Mites Building As Harvest Nears – AgFax

California Almonds: Worms Hit, Mites Building As Harvest Nears – AgFax

🕔Jul 22, 2017

As our contacts report, worms are turning up on field edges in some almond blocks and we’re hearing about scattered follow-up sprays. Spider mites continue to ramp up in places even after miticides went out at hull split.

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Georgia Pecans: Reports of Terminal Die Back – Mites Are Not the Cause

Georgia Pecans: Reports of Terminal Die Back – Mites Are Not the Cause

👤By Will Hudson, University of Georgia Extension Entomologist 🕔Jul 21, 2017

The yellow aphid spike many growers noticed in late June seems to have fallen off in most orchards, and the very hot weather now will really slow any further population increases. That takes some pressure off for now. I’ve had

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Texas Plains: Widespread Beneficial Rains; Insect Pressure Remains Light

Texas Plains: Widespread Beneficial Rains; Insect Pressure Remains Light

👤By Blayne Reed, Texas AgriLife Extension Agent for Hale, Swisher, and Floyd Counties 🕔Jul 11, 2017

General Situation We were blessed with area wide rainfalls on multiple occasions late last week and through early and mid-week this week. Those that were not wholly blessed by the rain events had another round of personalized hail events that

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Abamex Insecticide Widens Pest Control for Specialty Crops

Abamex Insecticide Widens Pest Control for Specialty Crops

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jun 20, 2017

Abamex insecticide from Nufarm has an updated label for a wider variety of specialty crops, including mandarin oranges. The new safer to use, low-volatility, water-based formulation of abamectin helps control pysllids, mites, leafminers and other pests.   “Nufarm is dedicated to

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Texas LRGV: Lots of Pests in Cotton, Be Scouting; Sorghum Being Harvested, Watch for Midge

Texas LRGV: Lots of Pests in Cotton, Be Scouting; Sorghum Being Harvested, Watch for Midge

👤By Danielle Sekula, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔May 26, 2017

General Situation Very hot, dry and muggy with temperatures in the high 90s during the day and high 70s during the night. Crops are cutting out with corn ready for harvest, grain sorghum starting to be harvested and cotton not

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Texas Field Reports: Pest Populations Ramping up Around the State

Texas Field Reports: Pest Populations Ramping up Around the State

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔May 9, 2017

From backyards to planted acres, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologists said pest populations are on the rise around the state. Dr. Sonja Swiger, AgriLife Extension veterinary entomologist, Stephenville, said many pests emerged earlier than usual this year due to

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California Walnuts: Dormant Monitoring and Pest Treatment Decisions

California Walnuts: Dormant Monitoring and Pest Treatment Decisions

👤By Dani Lightle, University of California 🕔Mar 27, 2017

Dormant monitoring helps to decide whether to pursue treatments of some pests (primarily scales and mites) in the dormant or delayed dormant period. This timing can be quite effective. Coverage tends to be very good since there are no leaves

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South Dakota: Drought Invites 5 Insects to Your Crop

South Dakota: Drought Invites 5 Insects to Your Crop

👤By Anitha Chirumamilla and Ada Szczepaniec, IGrow South Dakota State University 🕔May 11, 2015

According to the May climate and drought outlook, the majority of South Dakota is classified as being in a moderate drought. The less optimistic weather forecast indicates that crops are going to suffer intermittent moisture deficits during the growing season.

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