Sorghum: Researchers Aim to Develop Fall Armyworm Resistant Varieties Aug 18, 2020

🕔Aug 18, 2020
Sorghum is a major crop, but its inability to fight off the fall armyworm creates significant problems for South Carolina farmers and farmers across the southeastern United States. Rick Boyles, […]

Texas High Plains IPM: Bollworms in Cotton, Aphids, Armyworms in Sorghum – Podcast Aug 13, 2020

🕔Aug 13, 2020
Cotton: Bollworm pressure increasing in north, other pests occasional. Sorghum: sugarcane aphid generally increasing, hedgehog aphid found doing damage, fall armyworm ragging up whorl stage plants, spider mites in places. […]

Texas High Plains Cotton: Bollworms and Other Pests to Watch – Podcast Aug 6, 2020

🕔Aug 6, 2020
Here’s this week’s IPM Podcast recorded on August 5, 2020 (11:04 mins). Cotton at or near 5 Nodes Above White Flower (NAWF) – why this is important and what to […]

Texas Plains Cotton: Beneficial Rains, Insects Creeping Up Jul 14, 2020

🕔Jul 14, 2020
General Status A very hot one from mid-week on and into the forecast. And the area finally received some beneficial rainfall last weekend/early this week. It seems amounts varied by […]

Texas High Plains IPM: Fleahoppers on the Rise, Irrigation Critical – Podcast Jul 9, 2020

🕔Jul 9, 2020
Fleahopper increasing in cotton, a few lygus, false chinch bug lower, some PGRs going out. Irrigation critical, wheat stubble sucking water out of the ground. A few spider mites in […]

Alabama: Unusual Weather Gives Unusual Year for Cotton Insects Jul 1, 2020

🕔Jul 1, 2020
Mild winter weather, cool spring days and a handful of heat-filled scorchers combined to create an interesting situation with cotton insects this spring and summer. Alabama Cooperative Extension System crop […]

Texas High Plains Cotton: More High Winds and Hail, Still Dry Jun 26, 2020

🕔Jun 26, 2020
General Status For another week, our fields were windblown and dry, unless hail stones fell. Although we did have a few days without constant high winds allowing some area fields […]

Texas High Plains Cotton: Evaluating Wind, Hail Damage, Protecting Squares – Podcast Jun 25, 2020

🕔Jun 25, 2020
Wind/hail damage to cotton, protect square set from plant bugs and fleahoppers, grasshoppers in margins. Consider cotton PGR application, start fertility program. Corn and sorghum quiet, fall armyworm numbers increase […]

Arkansas Rice: Pest Management – Improving Defoliation Thresholds Dec 20, 2019

🕔Dec 20, 2019
Extension entomologists are developing a new percentage-based threshold for insect defoliation of rice that can help eliminate unnecessary applications of pesticides with the help of pest and rodent control services. […]

North Carolina Soybeans, Sweetpotatoes: Widespread Fall Armyworm Infestations Oct 3, 2019

🕔Oct 3, 2019
During the past few days, we have had a major increase of caterpillar defoliation reports in soybeans and sweet potato from southeastern NC counties. Field visits south of Highway 70 […]

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