Mississippi Rice, Soybeans: Alert – Poor Control of Fall Armyworm Jul 1, 2021

🕔Jul 1, 2021
We have had numerous calls over the last week or two about poor control of fall armyworm with pyrethroids.  They started in the southern part of the state and have […]

Texas LRGV: Cotton Mostly Clean, Sorghum Midge Still a Problem Jun 15, 2021

🕔Jun 15, 2021
General Situation This week we finally received some sunshine and crops started to dry out and the mosquitos decided to show up. Many growers were getting into what fields they […]

Texas LRGV Cotton: Limited Thrips, Keep Watch for Aphids Apr 19, 2021

🕔Apr 19, 2021
Hot and dry this week, as winds were certainly calmer allowing for many growers to be able to get into their fields and apply herbicides where needed. I saw many […]

Texas Corn: Researchers Target Pest Resistance for New Study Mar 8, 2021

🕔Mar 8, 2021
Two researchers in Texas A&M University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences have received a $499,865 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute for Food and Agriculture to study corn resistance mechanisms against […]

Texas Researchers Receive Grant to Help Control Fall Armyworm Feb 17, 2021

🕔Feb 17, 2021
Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists have declared war on the fall armyworm. Greg Sword, Ph.D., Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Department of Entomology professor, has received $499,000 to determine […]

Iowa Corn: What Insects Are Active in Fields? Aug 14, 2020

🕔Aug 14, 2020
Caterpillars have been extremely active this year, especially in soybean. We suspect that late-season infestations of caterpillars in corn are no exception. These infestations are serious because these caterpillars feed […]

Texas Blacklands: Earworms, Armyworms in Corn; Sporadic Pests in Cotton May 13, 2020

🕔May 13, 2020
General Wheat in the area continues to dry down and I expect to see some fields harvested in the next 10-14 days. The corn crop is progressing along nicely, especially […]

Arkansas Cotton, Rice, Soy: Insecticide Seed Treatment Options Apr 4, 2019

🕔Apr 4, 2019
Cotton Stalk destruction deadline is April 15!! Driving around the Delta we’ve seen several fields where cotton stalks are still standing. The deadline for stalk destruction is April 15. This […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: How Will Cold Temps Affect Pests, Pathogens? Feb 11, 2019

🕔Feb 11, 2019
Many in the Illinois agricultural community are wondering what effects the recent extreme cold might have on pests and pathogens. While it would be nice if the cold temperatures we are experiencing could […]

Vip3a – Only Bt Trait Without Insect Resistance – How Long Will it Last? – DTN Aug 14, 2018

🕔Aug 14, 2018
Is Bt broken for ear-feeding pests? And, if so, can we rescue it? Those are the questions that compelled EPA to convene a Scientific Advisory Panel in Arlington, Virginia, this […]

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