North Carolina Cotton: Insecticide Recommendations for Tarnished Plant Bug Jun 7, 2019

🕔Jun 7, 2019
With 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, 2019

🕔May 10, 2019
Brown 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, 2019

🕔Feb 19, 2019
Six 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.  According […]

North Carolina Cotton: Thrips – Seed Treatment or In-Furrow? Feb 15, 2019

🕔Feb 15, 2019
Lots 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, 2019

🕔Feb 13, 2019
This 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, 2019

🕔Jan 28, 2019
Project 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, 2019

🕔Jan 7, 2019
With 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, 2018

🕔Nov 1, 2018
Imagine 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, 2018

🕔Aug 24, 2018
Bare 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, 2018

🕔Aug 14, 2018
Is 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 […]

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