Alabama: 2020 Soybean Insect Losses Dec 16, 2020

🕔Dec 16, 2020
Since 2011, Extension entomologists in Alabama have participated in the Soybean Insect Losses Report published annually in the Midsouth Entomologist. These estimates are based on the observations of Extension entomologists […]

Alabama Cotton Insects: By The Numbers Nov 17, 2020

🕔Nov 17, 2020
Acres Planted: 444,948 Fields Planted: 22,000 Average Field Size: Average Field Size by County: Smallest: Randolph – 7.1 acres Largest: Lowndes – 46.0 acres Estimated Percent Yield Loss Statewide to: […]

Pennsylvania: Preparing Grain Storages for Harvest Sep 18, 2020

🕔Sep 18, 2020
As we approach corn grain harvest, we thought it was good to remind folks to properly prepare grain storages. Several species of beetles and moth caterpillars can attack stored grain. […]

Pennsylvania: Pest Species That Love the Heat Jul 10, 2020

🕔Jul 10, 2020
Some pest species of soybeans and corn thrive in hot, dry conditions; scout for damage from potato leafhoppers, grasshoppers, and spider mites in drought-stressed fields While much of the state […]

Iowa: Soybean Gall Midge Larvae Active Jul 10, 2020

🕔Jul 10, 2020
Soybean gall midge was confirmed as an economic pest of soybean in 2018. Worldwide, it is only known to occur in five states in the Midwestern US (Figure 1). Research […]

Alabama: Unusual Weather Gives Unusual Year for Cotton Insects Jul 1, 2020

🕔Jul 1, 2020
Mild winter weather, cool spring days and a handful of heat-filled scorchers combined to create an interesting situation with cotton insects this spring and summer. Alabama Cooperative Extension System crop […]

Iowa: Guidelines for Submitting to the ISU Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic Jun 18, 2020

🕔Jun 18, 2020
The growing season is in full swing, and as Iowa growers and gardeners move along toward the Fourth of July, it is important to remember that the COVID-19 precautions continue […]

Ohio Corn: Reports of True Armyworm Infestations Jun 16, 2020

🕔Jun 16, 2020
We received many reports of true armyworm infestations in wheat, barley, and corn. These are black or green caterpillars with stripes along the side and orange heads. In the spring, […]

North Carolina Cotton: Time to Watch for Thrips Jun 4, 2020

🕔Jun 4, 2020
This planting season has been frustrating to say the least. We had a 5-day stretch of good planting weather during May 13-17, 2020, and intermittently at other times during May, […]

Nebraska: How to Scout Corn for Insects May 18, 2020

🕔May 18, 2020
As corn begins to emerge, be alert to the potential for damage from early season insects such as cutworms, wireworms, white grubs, or other insects. A key distinction to be […]

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