Georgia Cotton: Scout ALL Fields for Corn Earworm

🕔Jul 17, 2018Bt cotton technologies have allowed cotton growers to significantly reduce insecticide inputs for caterpillar pests. However Bt cotton is not and has never been immune to corn earworm (CEW). Since […]

Mississippi Rice: Managing Armyworms, Blast Disease – Podcast

🕔Jul 11, 2018Dr. Bobby Golden, Extension rice and soil fertility agronomist, and Dr. Jason Bond, weed scientist, talk with Dr. Tom Allen and Dr. Jeff Gore about army worm control in rice […]

Arkansas Rice: Weather Concerns, Disease Difficulties, Boot N Applications

🕔Jul 6, 2018Crop Progress “If we weren’t all crazy, we would go insane.”  Jimmy Buffett knows rice folks well.  The time to get out and scout is in the worst time of […]

Alabama Peanuts: Moth Activity Rising, Scout for Caterpillars

🕔Jun 28, 2018It is time to scout peanuts again and prevent insect outbreaks with timely intervention! Excessive rain in May slowed moth activity, but we have detected a sudden increase in pest […]

Texas Plains Cotton: Thrips Resurgence; Scout for Fleahoppers, Lygus

🕔Jun 19, 2018General Status Showers continue to cross our region, the latest round this week leaving the gift of between 0.3” and nearly 2” with most of our fields getting around 0.75”. […]

Indiana Corn: Scout Fields for Armyworms

🕔May 25, 2018Armyworm moth captures have varied throughout the state. As I observed last week in Tippecanoe County, when larvae are small, their damage is negligible and easily overlooked. Now, and for […]

Virginia Wheat: Be on Watch for Armyworms

🕔May 17, 2018I have received several reports from Virginia Beach and Chesapeake of armyworms infesting wheat and hay in large numbers. Neighboring regions of NC are experiencing similar outbreaks. Overall, these infestations are […]

Arkansas Wheat: Armyworms – When Do I Need to Spray?

🕔May 1, 2018We have received several reports of Armyworms showing up in Arkansas Wheat.  The question is: “Are they causing any damage?” The armyworm population is like the wheat, a little behind […]

Indiana: Did the Winter Kill Any Crop Insect Pests?

🕔Apr 27, 2018Purdue experts reported in the April 12 issue of Purdue Pest & Crop newsletter that due to the cold, wet start to April, not much is happening with most crop […]

Louisiana: AgCenter Field Day Highlights Wheat, Oat Research

🕔Apr 23, 2018LSU AgCenter experts, speaking at the annual wheat and oat field day held April 18 at the LSU AgCenter Tom H. Scott Research, Extension and Education Center in Winnsboro, reported […]

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