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 […]

South Carolina: Three Insect Species Gaining Attention In Cotton, Soy May 15, 2020

🕔May 15, 2020
Jonathan Croft, county agent in Orangeburg County, said has “heard about some thrips on some cotton. Most is slow growing with these cool nights. Dry conditions are also starting to […]

Texas Plains Cotton: Pests Mostly Quiet, False Chinch Bugs on the Rise Aug 7, 2019

🕔Aug 7, 2019
Despite some cooler days, we have had enough hot weather and time without rainfall to give us some clues as to our early damaged and cold shocked crops and whether […]

Texas LRGV: Cotton Blooming; Sugarcane Aphid in Grain Sorghum May 31, 2019

🕔May 31, 2019
It’s been very hot, dry and windy (at times) across the Lower Rio Grande Valley. Temperatures have been in the high 90s and at night anywhere from 78F to 80F. […]

Texas LRGV IPM: More Fleahoppers in Cotton; Sugarcane Aphids Take Off in Sorghum May 17, 2019

🕔May 17, 2019
General Situation Hot and muggy this week as the LRGV received some rain on Monday and Tuesday and a little on Wednesday. Harlingen, Raymondville and Weslaco areas received anywhere from […]

Oklahoma Sorghum: False Chinch Bugs and Headworms Jul 26, 2018

🕔Jul 26, 2018
We have received reports of false chinch bug, chinch bug and sorghum headworms infesting sorghum. We have already discussed chinch bug management here. As sorghum begins to head, make sure […]

Texas Plains Pests: Insects Flaring, Weeds Toughening Up in High Heat Jun 29, 2018

🕔Jun 29, 2018
General Status This week we have seen the return of some rather harsh hot and dry conditions. Most days the temperatures have been triple digit but if not, it was […]

South Carolina: False Chinch Bugs – Treat ‘Em Or Leave ‘Em Alone? Jun 2, 2017

🕔Jun 2, 2017
Jacob Stokes, county agent covering Florence and Williamsburg Counties, reported seeing tons of what we determined to be false chinch bugs in early vegetative soybeans. Very likely, not enough time […]

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