Texas Plains Cotton: Lygus Remain Most Prominent Pest Aug 30, 2021

🕔Aug 30, 2021
General Status Hot and dry week. That is just what the doctor ordered for the late, lush cotton fields that received so much rain last week but not what the […]

North Carolina: Check Small Soybeans for Fall Armyworm Aug 19, 2021

🕔Aug 19, 2021
Fall armyworm is a sporadic outbreak pest that doesn’t overwinter in North Carolina. Populations migrate here as early as May, but really crank up as the summer progresses. We often […]

Kentucky Double-Crop Soybeans: Abrupt Appearance of Fall Armyworms Aug 4, 2021

🕔Aug 4, 2021
The larval stage of the fall armyworm (FAW), Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) is a voracious defoliator of many plant species. The FAW is a native pest of the New World; however, it […]

Florida Peanuts: Insects, Fungal Pests on the Rise Aug 3, 2021

🕔Aug 3, 2021
Fields have dried out somewhat allowing for the resumption of field activities previously halted by saturated conditions. This is fortunate since both insect and fungal pests appear to be on […]

Mississippi Rice: Intrepid 2F Approved for Crisis Exemption for Fall Armyworm Aug 2, 2021

🕔Aug 2, 2021
A crisis Exemption for Intrepid 2F (methoxyfeonzide) has been approved in Mississippi to control fall armyworms in rice.  We had received numerous reports of unacceptable control of fall armyworms with […]

Arkansas Rice: Cooler Conditions Expected, Lots of Pests to Worry About Aug 2, 2021

🕔Aug 2, 2021
If you’ve been in the field this week then you’ve been cooking.  More conversations have turned to debating whether it’s better to be out in the morning in the higher […]

Texas Plains Pest Management: Few Immediate Threats but Keep Scouting Aug 2, 2021

🕔Aug 2, 2021
General Status It is no secret that our crops, particularly cotton, are ‘running’ late this year. Most feel we are about 10-14 days behind schedule. I am not in panic […]

Alabama Soybeans: How Big a Threat Are Fall Armyworms? – Video Jul 30, 2021

🕔Jul 30, 2021
Alabama Extension entomologist Dr. Scott Graham and Eddie McGriff discuss the widespread infestation of fall armyworms (FAWs) across the South and their threat to soybeans, especially late-planted soybeans. Also, we […]

Arkansas Rice: EPA Grants Crisis Exemption to Help Fight Armyworm Scourge Jul 29, 2021

🕔Jul 29, 2021
Arkansas rice farmers watching fall armyworms obliterate their fields can now fight back, with the federal Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday granting a crisis exemption enabling growers to use a […]

West Texas Corn, Sorghum: Massive Fall Armyworm Flight According to Traps Jun 18, 2021

🕔Jun 18, 2021
Corn and sorghum withstood our severe weather quite well this spring, and most fields got a good start. The first cloud is now on the horizon because fall armyworm pheromone […]

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