Alabama: 2020 Soybean Insect Losses Dec 16, 2020
Since 2011, Extension entomologists in Alabama have participated in the Soybean Insect Losses Report published annually in the Midsouth Entomologist. These estimates are based on the observations of Extension entomologists […]
Listen to audio version. We’re seeing various caterpillars but not in high numbers. I’m not finding a high number of loopers yet, but keep an eye out because people to […]
Iowa: Caterpillars in Soybeans Jul 10, 2020
After visiting several ISU Research and Demonstration Farms this week, our summer crew started seeing caterpillars in soybean plots. Many species are possible at once, but rarely do they cause […]
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. […]