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. […]

Michigan Corn, Soybeans: Armyworm Outbreak Around Upper Peninsula

🕔Jul 19, 2018Armyworms have been found in high numbers in crop fields in several Michigan counties including Charlevoix, Manistee, Isabella and many parts of the Upper Peninsula. Check corn, oat, rye and […]

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 […]

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