Kentucky Wheat: How Does Rainfall, Drought Affect Aphid Populations? Aug 30, 2019

🕔Aug 30, 2019
The bird cherry oat aphid (Rhopalosiphum padi) and the English aphid (Sitobion avenae) are the most abundant aphid species in small grains in Kentucky. They are key pest species because […]

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 […]

Texas Blacklands: Corn Being Planted; Watch Stripe Rust in Wheat Mar 8, 2019

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🕔Mar 8, 2019
GENERAL Corn is starting to be planted and soil temperatures plummet as a strong cold front moved through over the weekend into the early part of the week. Low temperatures […]

Kentucky Wheat: Limit Pyrethroids to Avoid Aphid Resistance, Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus Outbreaks Apr 4, 2018

🕔Apr 4, 2018
In western Kentucky, wheat aphid monitoring has not detected the presence of this bug so far. This doesn’t mean that aphids are not in fields. They are out there at […]

Army Cutworms Already Hitting Wheat and Canola – DTN Mar 17, 2017

🕔Mar 17, 2017
Farmers aren’t the only ones waiting to see how wheat comes out of dormancy this year. Army cutworms may also be lurking just beneath the surface, ready to eat newly […]

Iowa Corn: 10 Considerations for Aphid Management Aug 24, 2016

🕔Aug 24, 2016
In the past, corn leaf aphid could be a problem during corn tasseling. This species aggregated around the ear and silks, and sometimes their honeydew production interfered with pollination. But […]

Texas Crop Weather: Time to Scout Wheat for Insects Mar 8, 2016

🕔Mar 8, 2016
As temperatures warm up across the wheat regions of the state and the crop comes out of dormancy, a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologist said it is time to […]

South Dakota Winter Wheat: Scouting for Aphid and Mite Pests Sep 24, 2015

🕔Sep 24, 2015
Winter wheat has started emerging in some locations, which means that scouting efforts for aphid and mite pests need to begin. The aphids that should be scouted for include the […]

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