Ohio Soybeans: Late Season Insect Considerations

🕔Sep 18, 2018Although the growing season is winding down, we are still receiving some reports of insect activity and damage in soybeans. At this point, the risk is mainly to late-planted or […]

Ohio Soybeans: Late-Season Pod Feeding – Bean Leaf Beetles, Grasshoppers

🕔Aug 21, 2018We have heard a few reports of either bean leaf beetles or grasshoppers increasing in soybeans.  As we start to approach the end of the growing season the larger concern […]

Oklahoma Soybeans: Managing Pod-Feeding Insects

🕔Jul 11, 2018We have received scattered reports from NE Oklahoma of stink bug activity and foliage and pod-feeding caterpillars in soybean. As soybeans set seed and fill out, they definitely need protection […]

Alabama Cotton: Got Grasshoppers? Here’s What You Should Know.

🕔May 30, 2018Grasshoppers have been a sporadic pest of seedling cotton for 10 or more years. In fields with historical grasshopper problems, growers may want to take a more preventative approach by adding […]

Texas West Plains: Crops Look Good, Limited Insect Presence

🕔Jul 28, 2017Current Crop and Pest Situation I am somewhat encouraged by the way many acres of crops have grown off here in July. And as I write this newsletter we have […]

Texas Field Reports: Forage Pests Active in Improved Pastures

🕔Jul 18, 2017Forage producers should be on the watch for and ready to act against two pests known for decimating hay fields – fall armyworms and Bermudagrass stem maggots, said a Texas […]

Texas Plains: Widespread Beneficial Rains; Insect Pressure Remains Light

🕔Jul 11, 2017General Situation We were blessed with area wide rainfalls on multiple occasions late last week and through early and mid-week this week. Those that were not wholly blessed by the […]

Texas High Plains Cotton: Keep an Eye for Grasshoppers

🕔Jun 21, 2017Early planted cotton with adequate soil moisture should now be safe from thrips damage. However, fields with less than 4-5 true leaves/plant should be continued to scout for thrips. Normally, […]

Delaware Soybeans: Early Season Pests to Watch For

🕔Jun 16, 2017Scout soybeans for early season pests including grasshoppers, bean leaf beetles, slugs, and deer. Continue to sample fields for slugs and other defoliators. The past few weeks, I have seen […]

South Carolina Cotton, Soybeans: Scout Fields for Plant Bugs, Kudzu Bugs, and Alfalfa Hoppers

🕔Jun 14, 2017Andrew Warner, county agent in Hampton County, observed some kudzu bugs in soybeans this week. As I mentioned last week, the fungus Beauveria bassiana has greatly reduced numbers of kudzu […]

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