Virginia Cotton: Do I Need to Respray After Rain? Aug 2, 2019

🕔Aug 2, 2019Good prospects for rainfall for the next several days will have a pretty big impact to set up our expectations for August cotton management.  If we can get a decent […]

North Carolina: Corn Earworms – Take Note of Soy Rec Changes Jul 17, 2019

🕔Jul 17, 2019We have a number of effective insecticides for corn earworm in North Carolina soybeans. One of these is the insecticide chlorantraniliprole, which an active ingredient in Prevathon and Besiege. Because […]

Kentucky Wheat: Spraying for Aphids? Don’t Just Rely on the Calendar. Feb 6, 2019

🕔Feb 6, 2019Insecticide spray programs for aphid management should follow integrated pest management practices instead of calendar-based programs. In Kentucky, the rest of the USA, and many other parts of the world, […]

Florida Citrus: Insecticide Applications Can Cause Additional Outbreaks Jan 8, 2018

🕔Jan 8, 2018In May 2017, Asian citrus psyllids (Diaphorina citri) were found in the experimental citrus grove at the Suwannee Valley Extension Center in Live Oak.  The trees were quickly treated with […]

Neonics: Fed Court Ruling Against EPA Puts Insecticides on the Hot Spot, Again – DTN May 12, 2017

🕔May 12, 2017A federal court in San Francisco ruled Tuesday, May 10, that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency violated the Endangered Species Act by not adequately reviewing 59 different registrations on neonicotinoid-coated […]

Georgia Peanuts: 5 Thrips Management Options Apr 17, 2017

🕔Apr 17, 2017Peanut planting is about to get real serious in Georgia, and we are once again monitoring tobacco thrips flight activity for the spring planting season. Producers who have already planted […]

Minnesota Soybeans: Considerations for Late-Season Aphid Insecticide Applications Aug 24, 2016

🕔Aug 24, 2016Soybean aphids and other insect pests are able to reduce soybean yield until the R6.5 stage (yellow pods begin) stage. You want to pay some attention to soybean insect problems […]

Nebraska Corn, Soybeans: Managing Spider Mites Aug 15, 2016

🕔Aug 15, 2016Spider mite damage to corn and soybeans is being reported in Nebraska. The following story addresses management. The companion story, Identifying Spider Mite Damage and the Species Responsible, includes a […]

Tennessee Cotton: 4 Considerations for Terminating Insecticide Applications Aug 2, 2016

🕔Aug 2, 2016Many cotton fields are now well at or past cutout and some folks have made or are planning on their last insecticide spray.

North Carolina Wheat: Lower Prices Make Automatic Sprays More Costly Mar 31, 2016

🕔Mar 31, 2016Recent research from North Carolina has suggested that there are times where tank mixing an insecticide with your nitrogen can be cheaper than using scouting and thresholds for cereal leaf […]

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