North Carolina Soybeans: Do You Really Need an Insecticide Seed Treatment? Jan 3, 2020

🕔Jan 3, 2020
Note this article only applies to insecticides, not fungicides or nematicides. The evidence is overwhelming. Neonicotinoid insecticide seed treatments do not provide a benefit in North Carolina. Most recently our […]

Corn – Good News: Rootworm Trait Agreement; Corteva Agriscience and Monsanto – DTN May 18, 2018

🕔May 18, 2018
Corteva Agriscience, the newly formed agriculture division of DowDuPont, will license two insect traits from Monsanto, an aboveground Bt protein stack and Corn Rootworm III, which contains an RNAi rootworm […]

Alabama Cotton: Bollworm Management on 2 Gene Crops – 2018 May 1, 2018

🕔May 1, 2018
Problems with damaging levels of escape bollworms were observed in 2017 on two gene cotton in numerous fields throughout the state. At harvest time, worm damaged bolls were noticed by […]

Corn: 5 Tips for Managing Late Planted Crop – DTN Apr 26, 2018

🕔Apr 26, 2018
May is nearly upon us, and a lot of corn seed is still in the bag. According to USDA’s Crop Progress reports, the country is already running 10% behind last […]

Texas: Cotton Farmers May Face Increased Bollworm Pressure This Season Apr 24, 2018

🕔Apr 24, 2018
Cotton farmers across the state could face a growing bollworm problem this season, said Dr. David Kerns, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologist and statewide integrated pest management coordinator at College […]

Iowa Soybeans: Insecticide-Resistant Soybean Aphids – New Publication Offers Tips Mar 30, 2018

🕔Mar 30, 2018
Insecticide-resistant soybean aphids have emerged as a new challenge to farmers throughout the upper Midwest. In a new regional publication, we suggest strategies for managing soybean aphids resistant to pyrethroid […]

Minnesota Soybeans: 3 Tips for Insecticide-Resistant Soybean Aphid Management Mar 16, 2018

🕔Mar 16, 2018
Insecticide-resistant soybean aphids have emerged as a new challenge to growers in Minnesota and neighboring states. In a new Extension publication, we suggest strategies for managing soybean aphids resistant to […]

Louisiana: Pesticide Resistance Highlighted at Field Day Feb 15, 2018

🕔Feb 15, 2018
More than 100 agricultural producers heard from LSU AgCenter experts on how to manage for herbicide, insecticide and fungicide resistance at the Northeast Louisiana Crops Forum held Feb. 8 at […]

LSU AgCenter Scientist Monitors Mosquito Insecticide Resistance Sep 29, 2017

🕔Sep 29, 2017
An LSU AgCenter entomologist is working with mosquito control employees in Louisiana to help them learn how to evaluate insecticide resistance in their regions. While many programs in the state […]

South Dakota Soybeans: New Insecticide Labeled for Soybean Aphid Management Jul 18, 2017

🕔Jul 18, 2017
This year, soybean aphids have the potential to reach population densities that exceed the economic threshold of 250 aphids per plant. It is likely that insecticides will be applied to […]

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