Louisiana Rice: Pest Concerns for Late-Planted Crops May 3, 2021

Rice Stem Borer. Photo: University of Arkansas
🕔May 3, 2021
The recommended planting dates for Louisiana rice are March 10–April 15 for southwest regions and April 1–May 5 in the north. In an ideal world, all rice would be planted […]

Texas Blacklands IPM: Lots of Pests but No Economic Threats for Now Apr 30, 2021

🕔Apr 30, 2021
GENERAL Wheat across the area is progressing nicely and some fields are starting to have the heads change colors as the grain filling process continues. Leaf and stripe rust spores […]

Texas Blacklands: Widespread Wheat Rusts; Cotton Planting Mostly Finished Apr 16, 2021

🕔Apr 16, 2021
GENERAL Wheat across the area is progressing nicely and ranges from just finishing pollination in some of the earliest planted fields to head emergence is some of our later planted […]

Georgia Small Grains: Check Your Fields for Aphids Mar 11, 2021

🕔Mar 11, 2021
In the southern part of the state, corn growers are busy either planting or preparing ground to plant. Every day is crucial to move towards hitting the ideal window for […]

Louisiana Rice: Insecticidal Seed Treatment Considerations Feb 5, 2021

🕔Feb 5, 2021
In today’s industry, rice farmers need to consider pest management strategies well before rice is planted. Insecticidal seed treatments have become central to rice pest management programs in recent years, […]

Georgia Pecans: Abundant Aphids – What to Do? Jun 23, 2020

🕔Jun 23, 2020
Over the past two weeks, I’ve seen yellow aphids, black pecan aphids and black pecan aphid damage in orchards in Southeast Georgia. I’ve also talked with many county agents who […]

Alabama: Cotton Leafroll Dwarf Virus Confirmed Jun 18, 2020

🕔Jun 18, 2020
Alabama Cooperative Extension System scientists have confirmed the presence of cotton leafroll dwarf virus (CLRDV-AL) in Alabama cotton. This confirmation comes one month earlier than it did in 2019 and […]

Texas Upper Coast Cotton: Thrips, Aphids, Spidermites, and Wind Apr 15, 2020

🕔Apr 15, 2020
This planting season on the gulf coast has ranged from a little dry to fantastic so far. Hopefully we’ll catch a few rains where we need them and get everyone […]

Tennessee: Wheat, Aphids, and BYD – It’s That Time of Year Jan 24, 2020

🕔Jan 24, 2020
One 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. An […]

Cotton: Bayer Gives Name – ThryvOn – To Anticipated Insecticidal Trait Dec 16, 2019

🕔Dec 16, 2019
Tarnished plant bugs and thrips have long been important pests in cotton, while growers have limited options to help manage these insects. That is set to change with a new […]

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