Tennessee: Insects Mostly Quiet Jun 26, 2020
It’s been a generally quite week for insect problem but below are some reminders and suggestions.
Even for our latest cotton, given an average frost date of around October 15, this is the last week you can likely justify insecticide applications to cotton. We’ve had a […]
The painted lady butterfly, Vanessa cardui, is mostly orange mottled with black and white markings. This is a migratory species flying from and to Mexico and the Southwestern United States […]
South Carolina: Mostly Waiting On Insects Jul 12, 2019
The fungus that kills cotton aphids has been reported in southern latitudes, and I have seen and heard of some locally, so aphids should be feeling the wrath of that […]
Cotton: Much of our cotton is within 7-10 days of when insect controls can be terminated, and it looks like this cotton may outrun the bollworm moth flight in many areas. Soybean: There […]
Insect pests are irritatingly unpredictable about when, where and how bad infestations will be. But there are patterns that repeat themselves annually.
Having done several scout schools this past week and spending some time on the phone, there doesn’t appear to be any major insect pest problems in soybean at this time. […]
News from Around the State I collected hundreds of soybean loopers yesterday with Hannah Mikell, county agent in Clarendon County, and Cag Brunson, producer near Summerton, SC (thanks for the […]
Caterpillars are feeding on Oklahoma soybeans, but producers need to identify which type of pest is ruining their crop before spraying. Soybeans come with their own villainous Rogue’s Gallery when […]
My, this has certainly been an interesting year for insects in crops around North Central Kansas! It started with the Sugarcane Aphid in the grain sorghum. Aphids in the grain […]