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Oklahoma Wheat: Fall Armyworms Are Present, Look Closely When Scouting Your Fields

Oklahoma Wheat: Fall Armyworms Are Present, Look Closely When Scouting Your Fields

👤By Tom Royer, Oklahoma State University Extension Entomologist 🕔Oct 9, 2017

Lanie Hale, from Wheeler Brothers sent a picture of “window paned” wheat from a field that he had scouted. He counted 3 fall armyworms per row foot from his visual count (which is treatment threshold) but when he looked closely

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Oklahoma Wheat: Be Ready to Scout for Fall Armyworm!

Oklahoma Wheat: Be Ready to Scout for Fall Armyworm!

👤By David Marbuger, Oklahoma State University Extension Grain Specialist 🕔Sep 8, 2017

Fall armyworm was a significant pest for producers in Oklahoma last year, and this year is setting up to be the same scenario. It is out in full force already in some areas, and you may have seen or heard

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Oklahoma Sorghum: Chinch Bug, Corn Leaf Aphids Are Plentiful

Oklahoma Sorghum: Chinch Bug, Corn Leaf Aphids Are Plentiful

👤By Tom Royer, Oklahoma State University Extension Entomologist 🕔Aug 25, 2017

Sorghum producers were careful in selecting sorghum hybrids to grow that have resistance to sugarcane aphid. They have also been vigilant in scouting their fields for buildup of sugarcane aphids this year. Their reward has been lower numbers of sugarcane

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Oklahoma Wheat: Disease, Insect Considerations to Make Before Planting This Fall

Oklahoma Wheat: Disease, Insect Considerations to Make Before Planting This Fall

👤By Bob Hunger and Tom Royer, Oklahoma State University Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Planting date Much of the winter wheat in Oklahoma is sown with the intent of being used as a dual-purpose crop. In such a system, wheat is grazed by cattle from late fall through late winter/early spring and then harvested

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Oklahoma Crops Conference, Alva, July 17

Oklahoma Crops Conference, Alva, July 17

👤By Donald Stotts, Oklahoma State University Ag Communications Services 🕔Jul 10, 2017

Crop producers working in northwestern Oklahoma should register now to attend the July 17 Oklahoma Crops Conference in Alva. “The conference is one of four are putting on in July, with each focusing on all critical crops grown in a

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Oklahoma Crops Conference, Ardmore, July 10

Oklahoma Crops Conference, Ardmore, July 10

👤By Donald Stotts, Oklahoma State University Ag Communications Services 🕔Jun 30, 2017

Crop producers in southeastern and south-central Oklahoma should register now to attend the July 10 Oklahoma Crops Conference in Ardmore. “The conference is one of four we will be putting on in July, with each focusing on all critical crops

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Army Cutworms Already Hitting Wheat and Canola – DTN

Army Cutworms Already Hitting Wheat and Canola – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Mar 17, 2017

Farmers aren’t the only ones waiting to see how wheat comes out of dormancy this year. Army cutworms may also be lurking just beneath the surface, ready to eat newly green winter wheat.   Oklahoma State University entomologist Tom Royer

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Oklahoma Sorghum: Pest Management – How to Make a Decision for this “Horse Race”?

Oklahoma Sorghum: Pest Management – How to Make a Decision for this “Horse Race”?

👤By Tom Royer, Oklahoma Extension Entomologist 🕔Aug 12, 2015

Late planted sorghum in Oklahoma is under a “triple threat” from sugarcane aphids, sorghum midge and sorghum headworms. Unfortunately, there is no “silver bullet” insecticide that can control all of these pests. This may seem like you need to pick

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