Minnesota: True Armyworm Spottings Jul 1, 2020

🕔Jul 1, 2020
Reports of true armyworm infestations continue to come in (Figure 1). At this time the infestation is not as widespread as in 2018. Most reports have been in wheat, pasture […]

Ohio Corn: Reports of True Armyworm Infestations Jun 16, 2020

🕔Jun 16, 2020
We received many reports of true armyworm infestations in wheat, barley, and corn. These are black or green caterpillars with stripes along the side and orange heads. In the spring, […]

Indiana Soybeans: Armyworm Feeding After Cover Crop Termination Jun 5, 2020

🕔Jun 5, 2020
Armyworm primarily feed on grasses. As seen in the past, and now being reported this spring, they will feed on no-tilled soybean into a cereal rye cover crop. Weeks ago, […]

Minnesota: Early Summer Crop Scouting Recommendations – Podcast Jul 2, 2019

🕔Jul 2, 2019
Our 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, 2019

🕔Jun 14, 2019
Turns 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, 2019

🕔May 15, 2019
Well 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, 2019

🕔May 3, 2019
There 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, 2019

🕔Apr 30, 2019
It’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, 2019

🕔Apr 22, 2019
Consider 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, 2018

🕔Oct 17, 2018
The 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. […]

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