Texas Plains Cotton: Be on Lookout for Fleahoppers Jul 7, 2021

🕔Jul 7, 2021
General Status It has been a wet, cool week and no one is complaining about the moisture, a few hailed on strips aside. Rainfall amounts are highly variable. By my […]

Tennessee Soybeans: Don’t Stop Scouting While Harvesting Other Crops Aug 27, 2020

🕔Aug 27, 2020
As corn harvest begins and we start finishing off the cotton crop, it’s hard to find time to keep up the good fight on soybean insect management. But make no […]

North Carolina Soybeans: Dealing with Corn Earworms – Video Aug 17, 2020

🕔Aug 17, 2020
Did you know that corn earworm (CEW) is our most important insect pest of soybean? It’s August, so NC State Extension Specialist Dr. Dominic Reisig tells us about CEW management […]

Tennessee Cotton, Soybeans: Get Ready to Manage Bollworms Jul 31, 2020

🕔Jul 31, 2020
Although  current moth activity remains relatively low, I’m expecting a peak of moth activity sometime beginning around August 5th through 10th. Bollworm (a.k.a., corn earworm) poses a significant threat to […]

Texas Blacklands Cotton: Insects Slowing Down, Keep Scouting Fields Jul 17, 2020

🕔Jul 17, 2020
GENERAL: Hot temperatures moved in the area over the last week with some of the highest temperatures of the year occurring last weekend through the middle of the week. Thankfully, […]

Texas Blacklands: Insects on the Rise, Watch for Fleahoppers, Spider Mites Jun 9, 2020

🕔Jun 9, 2020
GENERAL: Wheat harvest across the area is almost finished with yield reports still ranging from upper 40 bushels per acre to as much as the low 60 bushels per acre. […]

Texas Blacklands: Fusarium Head Blight Concerns; Cotton Planting Begins Apr 30, 2020

🕔Apr 30, 2020
GENERAL Corn planting was winding down and cotton planting was starting prior to the rain moving through on Tuesday night. Some producers on the Western and Northern portions of the […]

North Carolina: Making The Case For Non-Bt Corn Oct 3, 2019

🕔Oct 3, 2019
All growers who plant Bt corn in North Carolina are required by law to plant non-Bt corn (refuge). Details are specified on the bag tag, but non-Bt corn must represent […]

South Carolina: Pee Dee Research Field Day Discusses Soil Health, Pest Management Sep 12, 2019

🕔Sep 12, 2019
Healthy soils are important for healthy crops and Clemson University researcher Rongzhong Ye says planting cover crops, especially cereal rye, can help rejuvenate South Carolina soils. Cover crops during the off […]

Texas Plains Pests: Cotton Passed Cut-Out; Mites, Aphids in Corn, Sorghum Sep 10, 2019

🕔Sep 10, 2019
General Status The summer scouting season starts to draw to a close without any notable bollworm migration, flights, or cotton infestation to speak of while Banks grass mites and sugarcane […]

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