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North Carolina Soybeans: Treating Stink Bugs in Late Fields

North Carolina Soybeans: Treating Stink Bugs in Late Fields

👤By Dominic Reisig, North Carolina State University Entomology and Plant Pathologist 🕔Sep 22, 2017

How late should you treat soybeans? Recent research from Maryland and Suffolk, VA, showed that stink bugs can damage soybeans during R6. In the cage studies, where damage was experienced at R6, stink bugs were infested at levels of 8

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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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AgFax Southeast Cotton: Hurricane Irma Puts Early Defoliation On Hold

🕔Sep 8, 2017

Hurricane Irma is pushing back the urge to defoliate any cotton that’s ready in the lower Southeast. The consensus is that Irma will affect Florida, portions of Georgia, the Carolinas and maybe parts of Alabama.  Whitefly remain a factor in Georgia, Alabama

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Indiana Soybeans: Green Stink Bugs Making an Appearance, What You Should Do

Indiana Soybeans: Green Stink Bugs Making an Appearance, What You Should Do

👤By Christian Krupke and John Obermeyer, Purdue University Extension Specialists 🕔Sep 4, 2017

For the last couple of years, we’ve had reports of noticeable populations of green stink bug in Indiana soybean fields. Some suspected damaged seeds were sent to the Purdue Plant and Pest Diagnostic Lab for analysis during soybean harvest. Unfortunately, there

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South Carolina Soybeans: Lots of Loopers and Stink Bugs

South Carolina Soybeans: Lots of Loopers and Stink Bugs

👤By Jeremy Greene, Clemson University Entomologist 🕔Sep 1, 2017

News from Around the State I collected hundreds of soybean loopers yesterday with Hannah Mikell, county agent in Clarendon County, and Cag Brunson, producer near Summerton, SC (thanks for the help Cag!), that were treated within a 2-week window that

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North Carolina Soybeans: How Late Should You Treat Insects?

North Carolina Soybeans: How Late Should You Treat Insects?

👤By Dominic Reisig, North Carolina State University Entomology and Plant Pathologist 🕔Sep 1, 2017

Most of our field crops are transitioning into insect safe stages, except for soybeans. At this point in the season we are primarily worried about protecting double cropped beans. However, as the late great Yogi Berra quipped, “it ain’t over

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Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Increased Insect Densities Reflected in Annual Survey

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Increased Insect Densities Reflected in Annual Survey

👤By Kelly Estes, University of Illinois Extension Specialist 🕔Aug 29, 2017

Thirty-six counties representing the nine crop reporting districts were surveyed at the end of July/beginning of August as part of our annual statewide corn and soybean survey. The surveys were performed by sampling five corn and five soybean fields per

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Ohio Soybeans: Watch for These Late Season Insects

Ohio Soybeans: Watch for These Late Season Insects

👤By Kelley Tilmon and Andy Michel, Ohio State University Entomologists 🕔Aug 23, 2017

As the season winds down, soybean growers need to continue scouting their fields, especially later-planted fields that will remain green well into September. As other fields in the area begin maturing and yellowing, some insects will migrate to soybeans that

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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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