Tennessee: Insects Mostly Quiet Jun 26, 2020

🕔Jun 26, 2020
It’s been a generally quite week for insect problem but below are some reminders and suggestions.

Tennessee: Insect Control – Last Week for Cotton, Not So Much for Soybeans Aug 30, 2019

🕔Aug 30, 2019
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 […]

Indiana Soybeans: Watch for These Late Season Caterpillars Aug 29, 2019

🕔Aug 29, 2019
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

🕔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 […]

Tennessee Cotton, Soybeans: Spider Mites and Bollworms Aug 3, 2018

🕔Aug 3, 2018
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 […]

Tennessee Cotton, Soybeans: Insect Issues to Look For Jul 26, 2018

🕔Jul 26, 2018
Insect pests are irritatingly unpredictable about when, where and how bad infestations will be. But there are patterns that repeat themselves annually.

Tennessee Soybeans: Few Insects Present, Don’t Stop Scouting Jul 11, 2018

🕔Jul 11, 2018
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. […]

South Carolina Soybeans: Lots of Loopers and Stink Bugs Sep 1, 2017

🕔Sep 1, 2017
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 […]

Oklahoma Soybeans: Identify Defoliators Before You Spray Sep 16, 2016

🕔Sep 16, 2016
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 […]

Kansas Sorghum, Soybeans: A Variety of Pests to Choose From; Keep Scouting Fields! Sep 9, 2016

🕔Sep 9, 2016
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 […]

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