Iowa: Corteva to End Chlorpyrifos Production – What Does It Mean for Farmers? Feb 25, 2020

🕔Feb 25, 2020
Chlorpyrifos is an organophosphate insecticide (Group 1B; IRAC) used to kill insects and mites on crops, buildings, animals, and other settings. All indoor uses of chlorpyrifos were phased out in […]

Iowa Soybeans: 2019 Insecticide Evaluations Jan 16, 2020

🕔Jan 16, 2020
The 2019 growing season was challenging for farmers in many parts of the state, especially because cold and wet soil conditions in April significantly delayed planting. Thistle caterpillar was the most […]

Researchers Rediscover Fast-Acting Insecticide Lost After WWII Oct 14, 2019

🕔Oct 14, 2019
A new study in the Journal of the American Chemical Society explores the chemistry as well as the complicated and alarming history of DFDT, a fast-acting insecticide. “We set out to study […]

Georgia Corn: Protecting Stored Grain Aug 7, 2019

🕔Aug 7, 2019
The key to storing grains and other commodities on the farm is to make storage conditions unfavorable for the survival of stored grain insects and molds. The following steps are […]

Virginia Cotton: When Can You Stop Spraying for Plant Bugs? Aug 2, 2019

🕔Aug 2, 2019
I made an error this week in my Southeast Ag Fax post and referred to the last spray date in cotton as “cutout.” What I should have said is, cotton […]

Virginia Cotton: Insect Decisions – Some Easy, Others Not So Much Jul 31, 2019

🕔Jul 31, 2019
July is going to finish out with nice spraying conditions with hot days and almost comfortable nights. That nice rain we got last Tuesday did it’s job by keeping our […]

Nebraska: Grasshoppers Return – Time to Scout Field Borders Jul 25, 2019

🕔Jul 25, 2019
Populations of immature grasshoppers are being reported in areas bordering crop fields in several parts of Nebraska. If these grasshopper species are one of the four major species that are […]

Minnesota: Soybean Aphids – 2 New Insecticides Available Jul 19, 2019

🕔Jul 19, 2019
Soybean aphids can now be found in some soybean fields, particularly in fields where soybeans were planted early. Generally, both the percent of plants infested and the average number of […]

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

🕔Jul 17, 2019
We 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 […]

North Carolina Cotton: Stink Bug Treatment Options Jul 9, 2019

🕔Jul 9, 2019
Folks have been noting a fair bit of stink bugs in cotton and earlier than normal this year. Below are tips for scouting and treating, including insecticide choice: Scouting Stink […]

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