Florida: Insects Stirring In Panhandle Crops

🕔Jun 30, 2017At the beginning to middle of the month I was seeing different species of armyworms. Fall armyworms are usually more active in July but they are turning up sporadically just […]

Georgia Cotton: Aphid Fungus Starting to Appear

🕔Jun 27, 2017We observed the aphid fungus, Neozygites fresenii, which causes aphid populations to crash on the Tifton Campus on June 26, 2017.  We have also received some early observations from both […]

Tennessee Cotton: Control Options for Plant Bugs and Aphids

🕔Jun 27, 2017As we move into the third week of squaring on many fields, with some earlier field having 12+ nodes, I’ve had some calls about plant bugs and aphids. Here are […]

Texas Blacklands: Be on Watch for Cotton Aphids, Corn Earworms

🕔Jun 15, 2017Cotton Cotton aphids may be taking off in some fields following treatments for thrips and fleahoppers. Unfortunately, the few products we have to treat these pests are highly toxic to […]

Texas Cotton, Sorghum: Abundant Cotton Aphids, Sugarcane Aphids Not So Much

🕔May 25, 2017Cotton Cotton ranges from 1 to 5 true leaves. A lot of the cotton was sprayed for thrips last week, but sprays only give you about five days of protection. […]

Texas LRGV Row Crops: Cotton Squaring; Sugarcane Aphid in the Grain Sorghum

🕔Apr 21, 2017General Situation This week brought about some rain storms and looks like we will continue to receive some chances for rain across the Valley in the next week. Temperatures are […]

Texas Cotton: LRGV Crop Maturing Well; Heavy Aphid Populations, Fleahoppers Building

🕔Apr 7, 2017It has been a very busy week. Conditions across the Valley continue to be dry, hot and windy. We did however receive a cold front this week which lowered temps […]

Texas Cotton: Aphids Present, but Hold Off on Chemical Controls

🕔Apr 5, 2017Cotton field maturity ranges from emergence to plants with 3-4 true leaves. Most fields are cotyledon to 1-true leaf. The normal insect pests we see in seedling cotton include thrips, cutworms, mites and aphids. When scouting seedling […]

Texas – LRGV: Sugarcane Aphid In Sorghum; Boll Weevils, Thrips, Aphids in Cotton

🕔Apr 3, 2017Hi everyone! It’s been pretty busy already this growing season as many crops, grain sorghum, cotton, and corn were planted a month early due to the unseasonably warm weather we […]

Georgia: Cotton Aphids Active in Fields

🕔Jun 23, 2016Cotton aphids are active in Thomas County fields, which is earlier than usual.

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