This week we continued ditchbank surveys around the state. There were 9 RBSB found this week.
Mississippi Sorghum: MSU Hybrid Suggestions for 2018 May 10, 2018
Grain Sorghum is a warm-season grass crop that is very drought and heat tolerant, compared to many other major crops, making it well-adapted to hot, droughty climates.
Mississippi Cotton: Managing Thrips in 2018 Apr 25, 2018
Over the years many have questioned whether the use of a seed treatment is considered IPM because they are used prior to the onset of a problem. In our area, […]
As the 2018 cotton season approaches, it is a good time to look back at 2017. From an insect management standpoint, the number one thing that stands out about last […]
Currently, we have sampled crimson clover as far south as Lucedale, MS, along with sampling in all parts of the state. As of now we have found zero redbanded stink bugs, […]
I have recently received a few call about slugs in corn. I suspect this will increase in more crops as planting continues and they begin to emerge. Slug problems usually […]
Entomologist across the Mid-South have had numerous questions about how below average temperatures we have encountered this month will impact RBSB populations this year. What we know is RBSB’s are […]
Producers who plant winter crops with no intention of harvesting them reap the benefits of soil conservation, weed control and nutrient retention. On the flip side, however, the practice of […]
As we suspected, now that the earliest planted soybeans are winding down on substantial acres and desiccants are being applied, we are seeing Redbanded Stink Bug make a move into […]
Mississippi Cotton, Soybeans: Heavy Bollworm Numbers; Sprays Issues Likely NOT from Resistance Jul 31, 2017
Bollworms have certainly been the hot topic in cotton and later planted soybeans this year. This flight started in some areas the week of July 4th and peaked in the […]