North Carolina: Corn Earworms – Take Note of Soy Rec Changes

🕔Jul 17, 2019We have a number of effective insecticides for corn earworm in North Carolina soybeans. One of these is the insecticide chlorantraniliprole, which an active ingredient in Prevathon and Besiege. Because […]

Texas Mid-Coast Sorghum: Headworms, Stink Bugs, and Sugarcane Aphids

🕔Jul 5, 2019We have been finding Rice Stink Bugs, Headworms and Sugarcane Aphids in Sorghum fields  of the Mid-Coast of Texas. Scout sorghum using a 2-gallon bucket and beat heads into the […]

Arkansas: Keep an Eye Open for These Insect Pests

🕔Jun 21, 2019Soybean A few people have called this past week about finding 4 or 5 small corn earworms per 25 sweeps in blooming soybeans. In this situation the corn earworm virus […]

Texas Blacklands: Fleahoppers in Cotton, Start Scouting for Sugarcane Aphids

🕔Jun 18, 2019GENERAL Wheat harvest wraps up for a lot of farms last week, and yields reports have been average to higher, but bushel weights and quality took a hit after all […]

Texas Cotton, Sorghum: Insecticidal Virus Products – What are the Facts?

🕔Nov 8, 2018The arsenal of insecticides and acaricides that we have to select from for controlling arthropod pests is extremely important. Our arsenal may be limited due to cost of the product, […]

Texas Plains Pests: Increasing or Crashing, Depending on Crop Moisture

🕔Aug 20, 2018General Status Rain showers crisscrossed the region again in the past seven days bringing much needed moisture but unfortunately for several hotspots it came with severe and damaging weather too. […]

Georgia Peanuts: Insect Activity Picking Up

🕔Jul 30, 2018Insect activity is beginning to pick up in some of our Georgia peanut fields, and now is a really good time for growers who may not have a consultant or […]

Texas Plains Crops: Drought Taking Toll on Plants and Pests

🕔Jul 24, 2018General Status The persistent drought conditions are taking their toll. Most dryland fields are already few and far between but the areas within Hale, Swisher, and Floyd that have received […]

Alabama Peanuts: Insects Slowly Building, Keep Scouting

🕔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 […]

Texas Plains Cotton: Plenty of Pests, PGR Decisions, Irrigation Needs

🕔Jul 17, 2018General Status Some beneficial rains did cross the area late last week and weekend with some minimal damage reported. These rains were welcome but far from filling our dry soil […]

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