Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Black Cutworm Moths, Slugs Becoming Active

🕔May 11, 2018Now that Spring has arrived in earnest, various pest species are active and they should be kept in mind. These pests include alfalfa weevil, timothy mites, cereal leaf beetle, black […]

Pennsylvania: What Pests are Overwintering in Your Field?

🕔Feb 9, 2018Although some pests migrate to Pennsylvania in the spring, some overwinter right here in Pennsylvania. Below are descriptions of some of the insect pests in field crops that overwinter in […]

North Carolina Wheat: Know When to Check for Cereal Leaf Beetle

🕔Mar 2, 2017Yesterday was much more than the first day of March 2017 here at the research station at Plymouth, North Carolina.  Using the cereal leaf beetle degree day model, we should […]

North Carolina Wheat: Lower Prices Make Automatic Sprays More Costly

🕔Mar 31, 2016Recent research from North Carolina has suggested that there are times where tank mixing an insecticide with your nitrogen can be cheaper than using scouting and thresholds for cereal leaf […]

Ohio Wheat: Watch for Head Scab, Cereal Leaf Beetles

🕔May 27, 2015We are now well into the late-heading and early-flowering growth stages, and understandably, folks are concerned about head scab and vomitoxin. Questions keep coming in about applying fungicides for scab […]

Pennsylvania: Time to Keep These Pests in Mind

🕔May 12, 2015Black cutworm monitoring highlighting a couple more potential hotspots while alfalfa and small grain pests can be revealed with timely scouting. Spring tends to be the most active time for […]

South Carolina Wheat: Crop Looks Good, Scout for Powdery Mildew, Cereal Leaf Beetle

🕔Apr 17, 2015Wheat heads are emerging all over the Pee Dee.  Here’s a little update of whats going on in the fields. Powdery mildew is still showing up in some areas on […]

North Carolina Wheat: 4 Reasons Why Tank Mix for Cereal Leaf Beetle May be Worth the Risk

🕔Mar 16, 2015Recent research from North Carolina has suggested that there are times where tank mixing an insecticide with your nitrogen can be cheaper than using scouting and thresholds for cereal leaf […]

North Carolina Wheat: Insect, Disease Pressure Light

🕔May 2, 2014I am surprised at how well some Hyde County fields have recovered considering the conditions; my pessimism in January will probably prove me wrong in June.

Tennessee: Thinking About Insects

🕔Apr 28, 2014Just some food for thought on insect management as we progress with planting during the next several weeks.

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