Florida Cotton: New Insect and Mite Control Guide Available

🕔Sep 8, 2017A UF/IFAS EDIS fact sheet is now available entitled “Insect and Mite Integrated Pest Management in Florida Cotton” by Joe Funderburk, Nicole Casuso, Norman Leppla, and Michael Donahue. The guide […]

Alabama: Scout Late-Soybeans for Loopers, Whiteflies a Threat to Cotton

🕔Aug 30, 2017During the 3rd week of August cotton bollworm (CBW) moth trap catch numbers increased significantly over the previous week in Baldwin and Escambia Counties and declined in Autauga and Limestone […]

Texas Sorghum: Headworm Control – Consider Sugarcane Aphids

🕔Jul 26, 2017Sugarcane aphid is just beginning to build in fields in select counties on the Southern High Plains, and as of this writing I know of no fields that have required […]

Insecticide Resistance: Pyrethroids Up for EPA Review – DTN

🕔Feb 13, 2017Pyrethroids are up for registration review by the EPA, and the agency’s most recent risk assessment of this group of insecticides has some industry players concerned.   The EPA’s preliminary […]

Virginia Insects: Bollworm Resistance Remains High; BMSB Spreads

🕔Sep 16, 2016Soybean-brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB):  Our scouts detected BMSB in two new counties this week-Charles City and Stafford.  Eight counties were at threshold (3-5 per 2-minute visual count along the […]

North Carolina: 3 Tips for Managing Worm Pests

🕔Aug 3, 2016I have heard a lot of concern about worms (bollworm, fall armyworm, soybean looper, etc.) in our crops this year.  From what I can tell, nothing is out of control, […]

Alabama: Cotton Bollworms, Soybean Loopers Coming on Strong

🕔Jul 15, 2016Alabama row crop farmers need to be actively scouting their crops for two perennial pests, cotton bollworms and soybean loopers. Dr. Tim Reed, an entomologist with the Alabama Cooperative Extension […]

Texas A&M Requests Reports of Unexpected High Plains Insect Damage

🕔Jun 20, 2016It has been 20 years since Bt corn and cotton were put on the market, and we are now seeing signs that some of the Cry toxins in Bt crops […]

Soybeans: Want More Bt Choices? Midsouth – Yes. Southeast – Maybe Not. – DTN

🕔Feb 11, 2015Bt soybeans designed to put a dent in defoliating pests such as looper, podworm and velvetbean caterpillar wait in the wings for U.S. growers. The question is, can the landscape […]

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