Agriculture – What’s in Store for 2019? – DTN

🕔Jan 7, 2019With the hustle and bustle of the holidays behind us, it seems natural to catch breath, take stock and think about the challenges ahead. So we asked the team of […]

Neonic Seed Treatments: Canadian Farmers Struggle with a Phase Out – DTN

🕔Nov 1, 2018Imagine having to ask permission every time you want to add an insecticide seed treatment to your corn or soybean seed.   That’s been the reality for Ontario grain farmers for […]

Florida Pecans: Webworms – First Sign of Fall

🕔Aug 24, 2018Bare limb tips and clusters of webbing in pecan trees are often the first sign that fall is right around the corner.   This webbing is caused by clusters of the […]

Vip3a – Only Bt Trait Without Insect Resistance – How Long Will it Last? – DTN

🕔Aug 14, 2018Is Bt broken for ear-feeding pests? And, if so, can we rescue it? Those are the questions that compelled EPA to convene a Scientific Advisory Panel in Arlington, Virginia, this […]

Oklahoma Sorghum: False Chinch Bugs and Headworms

🕔Jul 26, 2018We have received reports of false chinch bug, chinch bug and sorghum headworms infesting sorghum. We have already discussed chinch bug management here. As sorghum begins to head, make sure […]

Arkansas Cotton: Growing Bollworm Populations Could Be a ‘Budget Buster’

🕔Jul 20, 2018Worries over growing bollworm populations are amplified by possible resistance to dual gene technology. “The bollworm pressure is decidedly higher than what we’ve seen in the last couple years,” said […]

Mississippi Cotton: Square Retention, Scouting and Insecticide Decisions – Audio

🕔Jun 29, 2018Dr. Bobby Golden, Extension rice and soil fertility agronomist, hosts MSU entomologists Dr. Angus Catchot, Dr. Don Cook and Dr. Jeff Gore to discuss cotton insect management at this point […]

Mississippi: Rainfastness of Insecticides

🕔Jun 25, 2018Every year when afternoon thunderstorms start popping up, the phone starts ringing about rainfastness.  Rainfastness simply means the amount of time needed after application before a rainfall event for the […]

North Carolina Cotton: At-Planting Thrips Insecticide Recommendations

🕔Apr 3, 2018Tobacco thrips are the most common thrips species that infest North Carolina cotton. Because most tobacco thrips populations are resistant to the neonicotinoid-group insecticide seed treatments, there has been a […]

North Carolina Corn: Insecticidal Seed Treatments, In-Furrow Insecticides – Are They Worth It?

🕔Apr 3, 2018Are insecticidal seed treatments and in-furrow insecticides worth it in corn? Our evidence from North Carolina is mixed. The reason for this is that we cannot always predict when soil-dwelling […]

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