Nebraska: Corn Leaf Aphid – A Surprising Defense Compound

🕔Mar 12, 2019A chemical compound typically cast as a supporting actor in corn’s defense against a tiny pest might instead take a leading role, says a research-based rewrite from the University of […]

Iowa Corn: Got Aphids? 10 Considerations Before Spraying

🕔Aug 2, 2018Since 2010, aphids have been colonizing corn later in the summer and are building up to striking levels in Iowa. They can be found at the base of the stalk, […]

Tennessee Corn: Seed Insecticide Treatments Wearing Off

🕔May 9, 2018There is nothing of great concern going on, but I wanted to mention one thing I am getting some calls about.

Texas: Cotton Pests Moving; Early Sugarcane Aphid Sightings

🕔Apr 13, 2018Hi everyone! This week we experienced a little bit of rain on Monday night creeping into Tuesday morning with rain totals of anywhere from 0.20 to 1 inch in some […]

Pennsylvania: Corn Leaf Aphids Can Become a Major Problem Following Unnecessary Sprays

🕔Jul 19, 2017Corn Aphids have become a recent problem on some farms in Pennsylvania and are the result of imbalances of natural predators. Fortunately, through scouting and the use of economic thresholds […]

Iowa Corn: 10 Considerations for Aphid Management

🕔Aug 24, 2016In 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 Sorghum: Not Just Sugarcane Aphids Causing Trouble

🕔Aug 6, 2015Some area sorghum fields are experiencing significant numbers of aphids, but not just sugarcane aphid the recently arrived pest from the south. We also have high numbers of yellow sugarcane […]

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