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 Soybeans: Scouting for Insect Pests

🕔Jun 30, 2017Producers are making their way back into the field after more than two weeks of heavy rains and flooding. Many producers had to decide whether to continue with a damaged […]

Tennessee: General Thoughts on Early Season Pests in Corn, Cotton, and Soybeans

🕔May 17, 2017With a lot of our crops now planted, University of Tennessee Extension Specialist Scott Stewart has provided a few reminders and pictures about early season pest problems that are sometimes […]

Corn Belt IPM Specialists Anticipate an Active Pest Season – DTN

🕔May 17, 2017If your corn survived heavy rains, flooding and cold soils, you’re lucky — but you’re not safe. The recent welcome wave of heat and sun in the Midwest is speeding […]

South Carolina Cotton: Watch for Seedling Issues with Grasshoppers

🕔May 5, 2017Thrips, grasshoppers, cutworms, etc., are about it in cotton right now, with grasshoppers dominating the conversation so far. Be watchful for issues with seedlings and grasshoppers. The best way to […]

Arkansas Rice: Planting Over 80% Complete; Time for Weird Problems?

🕔Apr 21, 2017Crop Progress Rice planting progress is likely up around 80-85% this week. This is near record progress behind only 2012. Luckily conditions seem very reminiscent of 2012 which turned out […]

Army Cutworms Already Hitting Wheat and Canola – DTN

🕔Mar 17, 2017Farmers aren’t the only ones waiting to see how wheat comes out of dormancy this year. Army cutworms may also be lurking just beneath the surface, ready to eat newly […]

Michigan: Weeds, Wet Weather, and Cutworms

🕔May 5, 2016Armyworm catch is increasing in the Purdue University trapping network, and Elkhart County (just across the border from Michigan) had a significant black cutworm catch by April 27, 2016. Traps […]

Mississippi: Cutworms Showing Up

🕔May 4, 2016We have had several calls over the last week about cutworms reducing plant densities in cotton, soybean, and non-Bt corn.

Nebraska Corn: Scout for Insects, Don’t Assume Protection

🕔May 3, 2016As corn begins to emerge, be alert to the potential for damage from early season insects such as cutworms, wireworms, or white grubs. Wireworms and white grubs are most often […]

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