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Missouri: Armyworms in Wheat, Pastures – Control Options

Missouri: Armyworms in Wheat, Pastures – Control Options

πŸ‘€By Gregory Luce, University of Missouri 🕔May 23, 2017

Armyworm feeding has been reported in wheat in Central Missouri as well as some severe feeding in some grass pastures in Western and NW Missouri. Here are some facts for scouting and threshold information on this occasional pest to Missouri

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Texas Upper Coast IPM: Start Watching for Lygus; Sugarcane Aphids on the Rise

Texas Upper Coast IPM: Start Watching for Lygus; Sugarcane Aphids on the Rise

πŸ‘€By Kate Harrell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔May 22, 2017

There are still cotton fleahoppers around this week. Treatments have been made for them in all three counties, and I was picking up more nymphs this week than I was last week. Threshold is 15 – 20% plants with fleahoppers.

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Florida Cotton, Peanuts: Control Options for Thrips

Florida Cotton, Peanuts: Control Options for Thrips

πŸ‘€By Ethan Carter, University of Florida 🕔May 19, 2017

Planting season is well under way, with some producers nearing completion of peanut, and cotton planting. Annually, thrips are problematic in early panted cotton and peanut. It will be important to keep an eye on thrips populations as seedlings emerge,

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Georgia: Cotton Coming Up, Scout for Thrips; Variety Trial Planted

Georgia: Cotton Coming Up, Scout for Thrips; Variety Trial Planted

πŸ‘€By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia 🕔May 19, 2017

Cotton is anywhere from just planted to cotyledon to 4 leaf at this time. Recent rains have growers planting and we hope to have more this weekend. As far as thrips, from 0 to level 5, I’m seeing damage from

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Georgia: Satsuma Insect Issues – Leafminers and Leaf-Footed Bugs

Georgia: Satsuma Insect Issues – Leafminers and Leaf-Footed Bugs

πŸ‘€By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia 🕔May 19, 2017

Leaf miners are starting to emerge.Β Usually our first flush is safe from leaf miners but they can be a problem at the end of the first flush and every flush thereafter. A second insect I have been seeing is the

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North Carolina Sorghum: Insecticidal Seed Treatments Are a Good Idea

North Carolina Sorghum: Insecticidal Seed Treatments Are a Good Idea

πŸ‘€By Dominic Reisig, North Carolina State University 🕔May 19, 2017

Gary Cross, Ag Agent in Granville and Person counties has reported seeing sugarcane aphid on one of its hosts, Johnsongrass.Β  Although no aphids have been reported on sorghum in North Carolina this year (May 16, 2017), most of our crop

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California Rice: Dimilin for Tadpole Shrimp Control

California Rice: Dimilin for Tadpole Shrimp Control

πŸ‘€By Luis Espino, University of California 🕔May 19, 2017

A FIFRA Section 2(ee) Recommendation has been issued for control of tadpole shrimp (TPS) using Dimilin 2L. The recommendation states to use Dimilin two to 10 days after the field is flooded; it also states that Dimilin does not appear

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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

πŸ‘€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

πŸ‘€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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Georgia Pecans: Flying Squirrels Strip Bark From Trees

Georgia Pecans: Flying Squirrels Strip Bark From Trees

πŸ‘€By Lenny Wells, University of Georgia 🕔May 17, 2017

Many growers have recently called about the bark being stripped from their trees. This normally occurs on smooth-barked limbs or central leaders 3β€³ or less in diameter. The culprits here are flying squirrels. When food sources become scarce, flying squirrels

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