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 […]

Nebraska Corn, Soybeans: Grasshoppers Return – Time to Scout Field Borders Jun 29, 2020

🕔Jun 29, 2020
Populations 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 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 […]

Texas High Plains Cotton: Hail Knocks Back Some Fields – Podcast Jun 12, 2020

🕔Jun 12, 2020
Helpful rain, several cotton fields lost, check stand counts in cotton, thrips still high in cotton in places. Corn and sorghum looking pretty good. A few oddball pests in cotton […]

Alabama Cotton: Grasshoppers, Thrips Still Active Jun 2, 2020

🕔Jun 2, 2020
Grasshoppers Still Around Grasshoppers are still prevalent and are being found in high numbers in the state. We are largely dealing with adults, which are more difficult to control. If […]

Alabama Cotton: Thrips, Grasshopper Control – New Videos May 28, 2020

🕔May 28, 2020
Since we aren’t able to have face-to-face cotton scout schools, I have asked Dr. Ron Smith and Dr. Scott Graham to do some YouTube videos with me on cotton scouting […]

Alabama Corn: Watch Out for Grasshoppers May 27, 2020

🕔May 27, 2020
Grasshopper activity is picking up recently across the state. Similar to cotton, they are a sporadic pest that can sometimes affect yield. Their populations are typically restricted to field edges, but […]

Florida: Grasshoppers Could Be a Problem This Season May 22, 2020

🕔May 22, 2020
The warm, dry weather this spring is a serious concern. It’s causing many problems ranging from delayed planting to wildfires and everything in between. It is also causing grasshopper populations […]

South Carolina Cotton, Soy: Pest Lineup For Mid-May May 14, 2020

🕔May 14, 2020
Cotton and soybeans are popping up all across South Carolina and Clemson University Extension Service specialists say these major crops are susceptible to hungry insect pests. Cotton insect report Charles […]

Alabama Cotton: Grasshoppers – A Sporadic Seedling Pest Apr 3, 2020

🕔Apr 3, 2020
Grasshoppers have been a sporadic pest of seedling cotton for 10 or more years. Growers reported observing high numbers of adult grasshoppers during harvest season in fall 2017.

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