Georgia Cotton: Aphids Begining to Show Up

🕔Jul 6, 2015Cotton aphids are showing up in fields. We’re mostly seeing ‘hot spots.’ In these places, we may see honeydew (sticky, shiny material), yellowing in the terminal. UGA Extension Entomologist Dr. […]

Georgia Pecans: Time to Scout for Aphids

🕔Jul 6, 2015One of the more serious pests that affect pecan trees is the black pecan aphid.  Pecan growers should be scouting for the black aphid from now through the end of […]

Mississippi Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphid Treatments Becoming More Common

🕔Jul 6, 2015We are now beginning to get numerous calls from around the state about sugarcane aphid infestations. Populations range from very low to well above threshold with treatments becoming more common this week. At […]

Wheat: Aphid Resistant Gene Fails Test – DTN

🕔Jul 2, 2015The quest for GE wheat was dealt another setback this month, when UK scientists revealed that an aphid-repellant wheat variety didn’t hold up under field conditions. The five-year venture was […]

Texas Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids in West Central Texas

🕔Jun 30, 2015Dr. Charles Allen, Extension Entomologist, San Angelo, emailed the following to our statewide Extension entomologists last Friday, June 26: “I got a call 2 days ago from Michael Palmer, CEA […]

Texas Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphid Spotted in Lubbock County

🕔Jun 30, 2015Sugarcane aphids in a colony were found on June 29th in central Lubbock County on the north fence of the Lubbock airport. Pat Porter, Extension Entomologist, found one colony on […]

South Dakota: Drought Invites 5 Insects to Your Crop

🕔May 11, 2015According to the May climate and drought outlook, the majority of South Dakota is classified as being in a moderate drought. The less optimistic weather forecast indicates that crops are […]

Aphid Control: Avoiding Harm to Beneficial Insects

🕔Apr 15, 2015Aphids are among the first insects to appear on trees and shrubs in spring. They thrive under cool, rainy, conditions; our weather pattern to date has favored them. Aphids occur […]

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