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    Pennsylvania Small Grains: Beware Hessian Fly and Aphids in Fall-Planted Crops Oct 13, 2021

    🕔Oct 13, 2021
    With silage harvest progressing, many farmers in Pennsylvania are turning, or have turned, their attention to establishing small grains. With fall-established small grains, it is wise to be aware of […]

    Oklahoma Pecans: Late Season Insect Pests Oct 5, 2021

    🕔Oct 5, 2021
    Pecan producers are nearing the end of the production season. Shuck-split in early maturing cultivars is at hand, with harvest to begin shortly. Pecan weevil season has been somewhat sporadic. […]

    South Carolina Cotton: Bollworms on the Rise Aug 3, 2021

    🕔Aug 3, 2021
    Captures of bollworm moths in my pheromone traps increased again this week and might continue up for next week. We will keep reporting the numbers. Moths are in the air, […]

    Winter Wheat: Control Volunteer Wheat to Protect Next Year’s Crop Jul 20, 2021

    🕔Jul 20, 2021
    Did you know you can lose two wheat crops from one hailstorm? It could be yours or your neighbor’s.

    Texas LRGV: Watch for Whiteflies in Cotton; Sugarcane Aphid Numbers Building Jul 20, 2021

    🕔Jul 20, 2021
    General Situation This week we managed to scout in some farily dry fields but majority of LRGV is still very muddy due to the 8-12 inches received the previous week […]

    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, […]

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