Texas LRGV: Aphids Skyrocket in Cotton, Keep Watch for Sugarcane Aphids in Sorghum May 7, 2021

🕔May 7, 2021
General Situation Over the weekend many growers received some much-needed rain around the LRGV. Majority of Valley got anywhere from 1 inch to 2.5 inches with a handful of places […]

Texas High Plains Cotton: More High Winds and Hail, Still Dry Jun 26, 2020

🕔Jun 26, 2020
General Status For another week, our fields were windblown and dry, unless hail stones fell. Although we did have a few days without constant high winds allowing some area fields […]

Nebraska: Corn Leaf Aphid – A Surprising Defense Compound Mar 12, 2019

🕔Mar 12, 2019
A 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, 2018

🕔Aug 2, 2018
Since 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, 2018

🕔May 9, 2018
There 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, 2018

🕔Apr 13, 2018
Hi 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, 2017

🕔Jul 19, 2017
Corn 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, 2016

🕔Aug 24, 2016
In 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, 2015

🕔Aug 6, 2015
Some 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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