Nebraska: Grasshoppers Return – Time to Scout Field Borders

🕔Jul 25, 2019Populations of immature grasshoppers are being reported in areas bordering crop fields in several parts of Nebraska. If these grasshopper species are one of the four major species that are […]

Texas West Plains IPM Update: Fleahoppers are Main Concern

🕔Jun 28, 2019Cotton fleahoppers are in most fields. Grasshoppers are an increasing as well. The fleahoppers are most concerning because we are just on the verge beginning to square across many acres. […]

South Carolina Cotton: Still Making Thrips Decisions

🕔Jun 7, 2019Drake Perrow, consultant in Calhoun County, reported on Wednesday that he observed spider mites on pinhead square cotton that had 4 pounds of aldicarb per acre applied at planting and […]

Alabama Cotton: Grasshoppers – A Sporadic Pest of Seedlings

🕔Apr 15, 2019Grasshoppers have been a sporadic pest of seedling cotton for ten or more years. This problem emerged as a result of the conservation movement to reduced tillage. Certain seasons seem […]

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 […]

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