Texas Panhandle: Bt Corn – What’s Up With All the Corn Earworms?

🕔Jul 26, 2018There are large numbers of corn earworm larvae in Bt corn ears in the Texas Panhandle, and some people are spraying in an attempt to control them. The first question […]

Mississippi Cotton, Soy: Bollworms – Resistance – Podcast

🕔Jul 16, 2018Dr. Bobby Golden, Extension rice and soil fertility agronomist, hosts MSU entomologists Dr. Angus Catchot, Dr. Don Cook and Dr. Jeff Gore to talk about bollworm management in cotton and […]

North Carolina Corn: Should We Worry About Earworms in Bt Crops?

🕔Jul 9, 2018Earworm populations (known as bollworm in cotton) were relatively low in our system from 2011 to 2016. Arguably, at least a small part of this has to be due to […]

Alabama Bt Crops: Corn Earworms, Cotton Bollworms Building Resistance

🕔Jul 6, 2018Cotton bollworms and corn earworms are outpacing science’s ability to slip through genetically engineered crops. The introduction of genetic engineering in cotton was game-changing for producers. Even more so was […]

West Texas IPM: Sustained High Numbers of Fall Armyworm Moths

🕔Jun 20, 2018This week’s fall armyworm pheromone trap graph appears below. The 7-year average for this week of June is 110 moths per week. This week’s capture was 707. This does not […]

West Texas Corn, Sorghum: Fall Armyworm Numbers Spike

🕔Jun 14, 2018It is mid-June, and I am pleased to report that there have not been any serious insect problems in corn and sorghum yet. Well, let me temper this by saying […]

Minnesota Corn: Rootworms – Activity, Bt Resistance – Podcast

🕔Jun 8, 2018Our guest this week is Dr. Ken Ostlie, University of Minnesota Extension Entomologist, and Professor in the Dept. of Entomology, UMN. Ken’s primary research and extension responsibilities include corn insect […]

Iowa: Corn Rootworm Egg Hatch Peaks Ahead of Normal

🕔May 30, 2018Corn rootworm egg hatch in Iowa typically occurs from late May to the middle of June, with an average peak hatching date of June 6 in central Iowa. In 2018, […]

Corn – Good News: Rootworm Trait Agreement; Corteva Agriscience and Monsanto – DTN

🕔May 18, 2018Corteva Agriscience, the newly formed agriculture division of DowDuPont, will license two insect traits from Monsanto, an aboveground Bt protein stack and Corn Rootworm III, which contains an RNAi rootworm […]

Texas: Cotton Farmers May Face Increased Bollworm Pressure This Season

🕔Apr 24, 2018Cotton farmers across the state could face a growing bollworm problem this season, said Dr. David Kerns, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologist and statewide integrated pest management coordinator at College […]

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