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Alabama Cotton, Soybeans: Moth Numbers Still on the Rise, Scouting Fields Important Before Spraying

Alabama Cotton, Soybeans: Moth Numbers Still on the Rise, Scouting Fields Important Before Spraying

👤By Tim Reed, Ron Smith, Alana Jacobson, and Barry Freeman, Alabama Cooperative Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 11, 2017

Cotton bollworm (CBW) moth trap catches increased from the last week of July to the first week of August at the 4 sites available for comparison. However, CBW trap catches tended to be much higher a year earlier at 3

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Virginia Cotton: Most Pests Below Threshold but Keep Scouting

Virginia Cotton: Most Pests Below Threshold but Keep Scouting

👤By Johnny Parker, Commonwealth Gin 🕔Aug 10, 2017

The moth flight is holding steady but still either spotty or picking back up a bit after falling off earlier.  For worms, check under bloom tags (the brown dried up bloom that does not fall off the small bolls) as

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Texas Plains: Next Few Weeks Critical for Crop Yields

Texas Plains: Next Few Weeks Critical for Crop Yields

👤By Blayne Reed, Texas AgriLife Extension Agent for Hale, Swisher, and Floyd Counties 🕔Aug 8, 2017

General Status Welcome back to crop crunch time. Planting, early season weed control, early irrigations, fertilizing, everything that our area producers have accomplished up until now has only been the preliminaries. Without the preliminaries going somewhat well, we could not

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Arkansas Field Reports: Stink Bugs in Rice, Pest Pressure Increasing in Soybeans

Arkansas Field Reports: Stink Bugs in Rice, Pest Pressure Increasing in Soybeans

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 7, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 6, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Rick Wimberley, Cross County  “Corn earworm pressure increased in soybeans, along with target spot, Frogeye, and Cercospora Leaf Spot. Stink bug pressure

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South Carolina Cotton: Keep Scouting for Stink Bugs

South Carolina Cotton: Keep Scouting for Stink Bugs

👤By Justin Ballew, Clemson University Agronomist 🕔Aug 4, 2017

Stink bugs are the main pest to look out for in cotton right now.  There are plenty of them around in places and plenty of insecticide applications are going out.  Here are a couple photos below to remind folks of

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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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Virginia Cotton: Lots of Pests on the Radar, but So Far So Good

Virginia Cotton: Lots of Pests on the Radar, but So Far So Good

👤By Johnny Parker, Commonwealth Gin 🕔Aug 4, 2017

The bollworm moth flight seems to be peaking for this first round although August is not even a week old. The intensity was variable as very large numbers could be detected in some areas, while in other areas it has

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Texas Blacklands Cotton: Recent Rains Helpful, Could Be Problematic If They Persist

Texas Blacklands Cotton: Recent Rains Helpful, Could Be Problematic If They Persist

👤By Xandra Morris, Texas AgriLife IPM Specialist 🕔Aug 2, 2017

Some places in the county have gotten up to 2 inches of rain today. Hopefully many of our fields can use the moisture to help fill out bolls. Up to this point, many fields were under moisture stress and were

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Texas Plains: Crop Conditions Highly Variable with Lots of Pests to Choose From

Texas Plains: Crop Conditions Highly Variable with Lots of Pests to Choose From

👤By Blayne Reed, Texas AgriLife Extension Agent for Hale, Swisher, and Floyd Counties 🕔Aug 2, 2017

General Status As par usual for 2017, field situations still depend greatly on which field you are in. Across Hale, Swisher, & Floyd we do not just have the good, the bad, and the ugly. We have the outstanding, the

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Arkansas Field Reports: Rice Being Treated for Stink Bugs, Some Disease Issues

Arkansas Field Reports: Rice Being Treated for Stink Bugs, Some Disease Issues

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 1, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 30, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Kevin Lawson, Perry County “Rice fields were treated for stink bugs and kernel smut last week. Timely rains helped with small soybeans,

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