Minnesota: Early Summer Crop Scouting Recommendations – Podcast

🕔Jul 2, 2019Our guests this week were Bruce Potter, Extension IPM Specialist, with the UMN Extension IPM Program. Bruce is located at the Southwest Research & Outreach Center (SWROC) at Lamberton and […]

Corn, Soybean Fields: A Wet Mess for Farmers is Paradise for Insects – DTN

🕔Jun 14, 2019Turns out there are a few creatures out there that are enjoying the wet mess of the 2019 planting season. Some early season caterpillars and slugs are out and feasting […]

Tennessee: 6 Pest Issues to Be on Lookout For

🕔May 15, 2019Well it’s a start anyhow. Most folks are dodging weather trying to get seed in the ground. With limited crops emerged, it is not too surprising that I’ve not been […]

Tennessee Wheat: A Reminder About Armyworms

🕔May 3, 2019There have been a couple of reports of armyworms in wheat. Nothing crazy but much of the wheat is still in the milk stage and would be susceptible to excessive […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Bird Cherry-Oat Aphids and Armyworms – Decisions…?

🕔Apr 30, 2019It’s that time of year! Several wheat pest problems are showing up as the crop progresses. Dr. Bob Hunger has already discussed the current wheat disease situation throughout Oklahoma. I […]

Illinois: Wheat Insects – What to Watch for This Spring

🕔Apr 22, 2019Consider adding some insect scouting to your wheat management routine this spring if you are not doing so already. While damaging insect pest infestations are pretty sporadic in Illinois, missing […]

Winter Grazing Prospects Look Bright In Southern Plains – DTN

🕔Oct 17, 2018The Southern Plains winter wheat crop is off to a good start thanks to plentiful moisture. That’s a promising sign for those wanting to graze wheat this fall and winter. […]

Texas Field Reports: Battling Armyworms

🕔Sep 18, 2018Hay and forage producers and homeowners around the state are battling armyworms following rains and cooler weather, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts.   The fall armyworm is […]

Texas Plains: Pests Are Present but Mostly Below Thresholds

🕔Aug 28, 2018General Status Measurable rainfall again crisscrossed the region late last week and last weekend dropping moisture for most of us. The latest rounds did not have any damaging weather with […]

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. […]

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