Alabama Peanuts: Making Pest Decisions In Late Fields Sep 25, 2019

🕔Sep 25, 2019Although many crops are close to harvest and treating those crops may not make sense, the drought conditions in the eastern half of the state have worsened in recent weeks […]

Alabama Peanuts: Moth Activity Shoots Up Jun 14, 2019

🕔Jun 14, 2019Sticky wing pheromone traps are very useful for detecting moth activity at a low cost. Typically, the moth counts in traps provides a forecast for caterpillar activity in crops in […]

Alabama Peanuts: Snails and Slugs – AnyOptions? Aug 6, 2018

🕔Aug 6, 2018There have been many producer complaints about snail and slug issues in row crops. Snails and slugs can cause direct crop damage and contamination in severe cases. Snails produce an […]

Alabama Peanuts: Insects Slowly Building, Keep Scouting Jul 20, 2018

🕔Jul 20, 2018Rains have continued for the most part in Alabama with almost none of the key peanut production areas marked as drought on the US Drought Monitor website. This is good […]

Alabama Peanuts: Moth Activity Rising, Scout for Caterpillars Jun 28, 2018

🕔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 […]

Alabama Peanuts: Weather and Insects – Major Shifts in Pest Activity, Abundance Sep 5, 2017

🕔Sep 5, 2017This report is based on continuous insect monitoring information (May to August) using sticky wing pheromone traps. In this article we have also compared insect counts from 2016 (a drought […]

Alabama Peanuts: Caterpillar Numbers on the Rise Aug 15, 2017

🕔Aug 15, 2017The Alabama Peanut IPM program conducts routine pest monitoring using sticky wing traps from various locations statewide. Based on trap catches from May to August 2017, it is evident that […]

Alabama Peanuts: Caterpillars On The Rise Aug 13, 2017

🕔Aug 13, 2017The Alabama Peanut IPM program conducts routine pest monitoring using sticky wing traps from various locations statewide. Based on trap catches from May to August 2017, it is evident that […]

Alabama Soybeans: Varietal Response to Saflufenacil (Sharpen) Jul 17, 2017

🕔Jul 17, 2017What is saflufenacil? Saflufenacil is a group 14 PPO herbicide. Saflufenacil is the active ingredient in Sharpen herbicide and one of the active ingredients in Verdict herbicide. This chemistry provides […]

Alabama: Armyworm Activity Picking Up In Parts Of State Jun 24, 2016

🕔Jun 24, 2016We have received phone calls from producers in southeast Alabama regarding beet, fall and southern armyworms. Southern armyworms has about four generations in the southeastern U.S. Eggs are laid in clusters […]

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