Alabama Cotton: Grasshoppers, Thrips Are Biggest Concerns May 17, 2022

🕔May 17, 2022
Phone calls have started pick up over the past 7 to 10 days and grasshoppers and thrips tend to be the biggest insect issues we are hearing about.

Texas Blacklands: Widespread Rains Aid Crops May 2, 2022

🕔May 2, 2022
GENERAL The area wide soaking we have been hoping for, finally arrived earlier this week. The recent rains will help wheat finish out the crop and keep the corn and […]

Midwest Corn, Soybeans: 3 Insect Pests Could Dominate in Drought Areas – DTN Mar 5, 2022

🕔Mar 5, 2022
For some insects, another year of hot, dry weather could create the perfect conditions for a lively family reunion. Expect grasshoppers, spider mites and soybean aphids to thrive in droughty […]

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 […]

Ohio Soybeans: Defoliation – It Takes a Lot To Really Matter Jul 20, 2021

🕔Jul 20, 2021
The mid-season defoliators are beginning to show up in soybean fields across Ohio. These defoliators include first generation bean leaf beetles, Japanese beetles, grasshopper nymphs and several different caterpillars such […]

Texas Blacklands Cotton: Insects Quiet but Keep Scouting Jul 19, 2021

🕔Jul 19, 2021
GENERAL Cotton across the area have developed nicely over the last two weeks with all the fields I am checking in the bloom stage. The recent rains over the July […]

Texas Blacklands Cotton: Pest Activity Remains High Jul 7, 2021

🕔Jul 7, 2021
GENERAL Cotton fields are progressing nicely, and have a good square set especially for being in waterlogged soils for almost the entire month of May. I did start picking up […]

West Texas Cotton: Insects Quiet, Weed Control the Order of the Day Jul 7, 2021

🕔Jul 7, 2021
GENERAL SITUATION Widespread rain events this last week, and possibly more to come over the next few days. No complaints here. I know we need to get some weeds sprayed, […]

Alabama Cotton: Controlling Early Season Pests Apr 27, 2021

🕔Apr 27, 2021
There are many risk factors associated with production agriculture—many of them including aspects that producers cannot control. Weather, rainfall and pressures from cotton pests are all factors with a large […]

Alabama Soybeans: Early Season Pest Management Considerations Apr 22, 2021

🕔Apr 22, 2021
The temperatures are starting to warm up and planters are getting ready to roll. Although there isn’t a consistent insect pest of seedling soybeans (like thrips in cotton), Alabama producers […]

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