Texas LRGV Cotton: Aphids Spike in Hot, Windy Conditions May 7, 2022

🕔May 7, 2022
General Situation Hot and windy this week as there seems to be no rain in sight on the future forecast. We had a very windy week most of the days […]

Texas LRGV: Aphids Active, Be Aware of Volunteer Cotton in Replanted Fields Apr 30, 2021

🕔Apr 30, 2021
General Situation This week we had temperatures in the low 90s during the day and 70s at night for the LRGV. Very windy majority of the week with wind gusts […]

Texas LRGV Cotton: Limited Thrips, Keep Watch for Aphids Apr 19, 2021

🕔Apr 19, 2021
Hot and dry this week, as winds were certainly calmer allowing for many growers to be able to get into their fields and apply herbicides where needed. I saw many […]

Texas High Plains IPM: Fleahoppers on the Rise, Irrigation Critical – Podcast Jul 9, 2020

🕔Jul 9, 2020
Fleahopper increasing in cotton, a few lygus, false chinch bug lower, some PGRs going out. Irrigation critical, wheat stubble sucking water out of the ground. A few spider mites in […]

Texas West Plains Cotton: Keep Watching for Aphids Aug 23, 2019

🕔Aug 23, 2019
For some, August has brought some rain showers which have helped. While others have received nary a drop. So, this patchwork of wet and dry has made it difficult to […]

Kentucky Wheat: Limit Pyrethroids to Avoid Aphid Resistance, Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus Outbreaks Apr 4, 2018

🕔Apr 4, 2018
In western Kentucky, wheat aphid monitoring has not detected the presence of this bug so far. This doesn’t mean that aphids are not in fields. They are out there at […]

Texas: Lower Rio Grande Planting Progresses but Moisture Needed Mar 23, 2018

🕔Mar 23, 2018
Water! It has been on everyone’s mind as we have been planting and having to irrigate early to get our crops to come up and some even irrigating again already […]

Oklahoma Sorghum: Chinch Bug, Corn Leaf Aphids Are Plentiful Aug 25, 2017

🕔Aug 25, 2017
Sorghum producers were careful in selecting sorghum hybrids to grow that have resistance to sugarcane aphid. They have also been vigilant in scouting their fields for buildup of sugarcane aphids […]

Texas West Plains IPM: Weed Control Is All Over the Board Jun 12, 2017

🕔Jun 12, 2017
Cotton ranges from seed just placed in the ground to 5 true leaf cotton.  This is a fairly normal range for this time. I cannot review all the scenarios which […]

Georgia Sorghum: Corn-Leaf Aphids in Fields, Likely Not a Concern Jun 25, 2016

🕔Jun 25, 2016
Grain sorghum is now booting and we applied initial insecticide sugarcane aphids last week. This week we are seeing another aphid – corn-leaf aphid.

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