When it comes time to dig peanuts at the end of the growing season, many things influence how many pods make it into the basket. Research by Dan Anco and […]
Pest pressure picks up in places and/or the mix begins shifting to something else. Worms, mites and bugs active to varying degrees.
Insect activity has increased across portions of the South in corn, soybeans and grain sorghum. Nobody is talking about runaway situations, but upticks are reported with a variety of worms […]
Aphid treatments continue in parts of our coverage area, although we’re not hearing about widescale issues. The aphid fungus has started knocking out the pest on a scattered basis.
Soybean rust is early this year. It turned up on early planted soybean sentinel plots on June 2 at the University of Florida’s North Florida REC at Quincy. Based on the […]
Cotton planting has stopped in portions of the lower Southeast until rain returns. Thrips remain an issue in places and some treatments are still being made, especially in early cotton […]
Insects becoming more apparent in Southern grain crops and southern rust surfaces in Georgia corn.
With the persistent rain this spring, plenty of people were unable to plant all the corn they intended. How good corn looks now largely depends on how much it’s rained […]
Rain has played fits with field work and planting in places. Cold weather was in the forecast this week, as well, convincing some Southeast growers to wait until next week […]
Soybean loopers have become more widespread across the South. Some slippage has been noted in the Southeast. Velvetbean caterpillars and an assortment of other foliage feeders are in the game […]