Tennessee Wheat: Time to Treat for Aphids

🕔Feb 7, 2019One of the most consistent yield responses I’ve seen in my time at UT is when a foliar insecticide application is made to wheat at this time of year (late […]

Kentucky Wheat: Spraying for Aphids? Don’t Just Rely on the Calendar.

🕔Feb 6, 2019Insecticide spray programs for aphid management should follow integrated pest management practices instead of calendar-based programs. In Kentucky, the rest of the USA, and many other parts of the world, […]

Ohio Wheat: Soybean Aphids and Barley Yellow Dwarf

🕔Oct 9, 2018With the recent warm temperatures, we have been receiving a few questions on the risk of aphids in wheat and the transmission of barley yellow dwarf virus (BYDV). How should […]

Texas West Plains: Grain Sorghum, Peanuts, Cotton – 2 Videos

🕔Sep 14, 2018Grain Sorghum – You Must Scout! Grain sorghum ranges from just planted for cover to nearing harvest on early planted acres.   Sorghum acres which have not developed a grain head […]

Texas West Plains Cotton: Keep Scouting for Aphids

🕔Aug 28, 2018For some, August has brought some rain showers which have helped tremendously. While others have received nary a drop. So this patch-work of wet and dry has made it difficult […]

Oklahoma Cotton: Look Out for Aphids Sticky Cotton

🕔Aug 23, 2018The past two weeks saw record rainfall for August in SOME parts of the state, however the drought persist in others. Hopefully the falls rains will be more generous and […]

Texas Plains Pests: Increasing or Crashing, Depending on Crop Moisture

🕔Aug 20, 2018General Status Rain showers crisscrossed the region again in the past seven days bringing much needed moisture but unfortunately for several hotspots it came with severe and damaging weather too. […]

California Cotton: Silverleaf Whitefly, Aphid Numbers Low

🕔Aug 14, 2018Introduction The third round of sampling for the silverleaf whitefly (SLWF) surveys began on Monday, July 30, 2018. Program personnel collected samples from designated sites at 10% of all cotton […]

Iowa Corn: Got Aphids? 10 Considerations Before Spraying

🕔Aug 2, 2018Since 2010, aphids have been colonizing corn later in the summer and are building up to striking levels in Iowa. They can be found at the base of the stalk, […]

Oklahoma Wheat: 6 Disease, Insect Considerations Before Fall Planting

🕔Jul 23, 20181. 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 […]

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