North Carolina Soybeans: Corn Earworms – Changes to Management Recommendations

🕔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 […]

North Carolina Cotton: Stink Bug Treatment Options

🕔Jul 9, 2019Folks 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 […]

North Carolina Cotton: Insecticide Recommendations for Tarnished Plant Bug

🕔Jun 7, 2019With more cotton starting to square, ALL cotton in the state should be scouted so that we maintain acceptable square load to bring us into blooming (see this previous article […]

Mississippi Corn: Bifenthrin Alternatives for Brown Stink Bugs?

🕔May 10, 2019Brown stink bugs have been treated on a fair number of acres of corn in the Delta this year. With the loss of Methyl, there are not a lot of […]

Mergers of “Big 6” Seed and Ag Chem Companies – Who Owns What Now

🕔Feb 19, 2019Six large firms dominated the sale of seeds and agricultural chemicals in 2015 in the United States and around the world: BASF, Bayer, Dow Chemical, DuPont, Monsanto, and Syngenta.  Known […]

North Carolina Cotton: Thrips – Seed Treatment or In-Furrow?

🕔Feb 15, 2019Lots of folks are wondering what to use downstream for thrips in cotton. It’s critical to not only get the 1) active ingredient from your dealer, but also to get […]

Pesticide Label References Available Online

🕔Feb 13, 2019This cold and snowy weather hopefully has everyone dreaming of warmer days this spring.  The 2019 growing season will be here before we know it, but now is a great […]

Iowa: Soybean Aphids – 2018 Insecticide Evaluation

🕔Jan 28, 2019Project Description Plots were established at two locations in 2018 (ISU Northwest Research Farm and ISU Northeast Research Farm). Syngenta NK S24-K2 brand soybean was used at both locations. Seven insecticidal […]

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 […]

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