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Mississippi Corn: Stink Bugs Showing Up in Seedling Fields

Mississippi Corn: Stink Bugs Showing Up in Seedling Fields

👤By Angus Catchot, Don Cook, and Jeff Gore, Mississippi State University 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Over the last 10 days we have received numerous calls about brown stink bugs in seedling corn in the Delta region of the state.

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Georgia Peanuts: Disease Nematode Management Considerations for 2017 Planting

Georgia Peanuts: Disease Nematode Management Considerations for 2017 Planting

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Peanut growers can use a number of different products at planting time for the management of diseases and nematodes. Decisions as too what product to use over another, or to use a product at all, can be very confusing.

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Georgia Pecans: Budmoth Damaging Young Trees

Georgia Pecans: Budmoth Damaging Young Trees

👤By Will Hudson, University of Georgia 🕔Apr 24, 2017

We’ve dodged ambrosia beetles for the most part, but lots of growers with young trees are seeing budmoth damage now. This pest is common in orchards but doesn’t do enough damage in larger trees to be noticeable.  Small trees, especially

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Texas LRGV Row Crops: Cotton Squaring; Sugarcane Aphid in the Grain Sorghum

Texas LRGV Row Crops: Cotton Squaring; Sugarcane Aphid in the Grain Sorghum

👤By Danielle Sekula, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Apr 21, 2017

General Situation This week brought about some rain storms and looks like we will continue to receive some chances for rain across the Valley in the next week. Temperatures are in the high 80s to low 90s during the day

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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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Tennessee: Cotton Insect Scout School, Jackson, May 26

Tennessee: Cotton Insect Scout School, Jackson, May 26

👤By Scott Stewart, University of Tennessee 🕔Apr 21, 2017

The University of Tennessee Cotton Insect Scout School is scheduled for Friday, May 26 at the West Tennessee Research and Education Center in Jackson.

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North Carolina Corn: Scouting, Managing Stink Bugs in Seedling Fields

North Carolina Corn: Scouting, Managing Stink Bugs in Seedling Fields

👤By Dominic Reisig and Arun Babu, North Carolina State University 🕔Apr 21, 2017

Stink bugs can injure corn during the seedling stage, leading to tillering, stunting, and sometimes plant death. In order to prevent this, you must scout and spray at the correct time. Also, more stink bugs this year appear to have

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Indiana: More Armyworm Moths Showing Up

Indiana: More Armyworm Moths Showing Up

👤By Christian Krupke, Purdue University 🕔Apr 21, 2017

This spring continues to shape up as a year with heavy armyworm pressure. With relatively little corn planted so far this isn’t time to panic – but we typically don’t see levels this high at this time of year, so

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Georgia Peanuts: Growers Advised to Closely Monitor Thrips Activity

Georgia Peanuts: Growers Advised to Closely Monitor Thrips Activity

👤By Clint Thompson, University of Georgia 🕔Apr 21, 2017

With thrips activity at a high level, peanut farmers are advised to closely monitor their peanut seedlings as planting season gets underway, according to University of Georgia Cooperative Extension peanut entomologist Mark Abney. “No matter what thrips management tactic is

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Louisiana Cotton: Thrips Management Options

Louisiana Cotton: Thrips Management Options

👤By Sebe Brown, Louisiana State University 🕔Apr 20, 2017

In Louisiana thrips are considered the number one early season insect pest. Thrips control options are limited to seed treatments, in-furrow applications and foliar sprays.

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