Georgia Small Grains: Managing Bird Cherry-Oat Aphids

🕔Dec 1, 2017Above is a wide blade Triticale 342 planted for grazing. It resembles that of oats. They are looking good this week despite no rain. As I was looking at this field […]

California Cotton: Whitefly, Aphid Numbers Rising

🕔Oct 5, 2017Introduction This period of sampling for the silverleaf whitefly (SLWF) surveys began on Monday, August 14, 2017. Program personnel collected samples from pink bollworm (PBW) trap sites at 5% of […]

Iowa: Corn Aphids Active in September

🕔Sep 13, 2017In mid-August of this summer, I wasn’t hearing anything about aphids feeding on corn and I thought we weren’t going to see it this year. These aphids are highly erratic […]

Texas West Plains: Cotton Development Slow; Sugarcane Aphids Still Low; Peanuts Look Good

🕔Aug 25, 2017Cotton has been hanging in that 5 to 2 nodes above white flower now for several days with just a few fields at hard-cut out with only an occasional bloom […]

South Carolina: Worm Numbers, Kudzu Bugs on the Rise in Soybeans, Cotton Mostly Quiet

🕔Aug 18, 2017Justin Ballew, county agent covering Dillon and Marion Counties, reported that he is “seeing loopers build in places. Not many fields at threshold levels, but some folks are making some […]

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

🕔Aug 18, 2017Planting 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 […]

West Texas Cotton: Scout for Aphids and Bollworms

🕔Aug 16, 2017Cotton will benefit from some of the timely rainfall we have been receiving recently. However, it is going to make conditions better for survival and multiplication of several pest species […]

South Carolina Soybeans, Cotton: Building Looper Numbers, Keep Watch for Stink Bugs

🕔Aug 4, 2017Dr. 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 […]

Oklahoma Cotton: Insect Scouting a Top Priority; Boll Weevil Free Equipment Certification

🕔Aug 4, 2017The crop is progressing at very good rate, we will see how the cooler temperatures effect it. No new pest were reported this week. Aphids are still present in many […]

Tennessee Cotton: Call of the Week Is Aphids, but Bollworms Picking Up

🕔Aug 2, 2017Despite heightened awareness about bollworms in Bt cotton, the most frequent call of the week has concerned aphids. Here are a few reminders about managing aphids and some thoughts about […]

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