Mississippi Soybeans: Watch Those “Green Islands” For Hungry Pests – Podcast Sep 2, 2019

🕔Sep 2, 2019As more early-planted soybeans mature and leave the field, a range of insect pests are moving into late-planted beans. This year, those late beans account for a significant amount of […]

South Carolina Soybeans: Worms Demanding Attention Aug 10, 2018

🕔Aug 10, 2018Jonathan Croft, county agent in Orangeburg County, reported that he has “been seeing increasing numbers of worms. It is a mix of soybean loopers, green cloverworms and even a couple […]

Florida Cotton: New Insect and Mite Control Guide Available Sep 8, 2017

🕔Sep 8, 2017A UF/IFAS EDIS fact sheet is now available entitled “Insect and Mite Integrated Pest Management in Florida Cotton” by Joe Funderburk, Nicole Casuso, Norman Leppla, and Michael Donahue. The guide […]

South Carolina Soybeans, Cotton: Building Looper Numbers, Keep Watch for Stink Bugs Aug 4, 2017

🕔Aug 4, 2017Dr. Cory Heaton, former county agent and State Wildlife Specialist, reported sub-threshold but building numbers of soybean loopers in soybeans in Orangeburg County and up near Clemson. That is consistent […]

Georgia Peanuts: Keep Watch for Foliage Feeders Aug 4, 2017

🕔Aug 4, 2017We’ve been treating for worms in peanuts now. I’m seeing some loopers mostly. But there are reports of tobacco budworm, and I do see some TBW moths flying. We need […]

Georgia Peanuts: Insects Quiet, but Keep Scouting Fields Aug 1, 2017

🕔Aug 1, 2017Things have been relatively quiet in terms of insect pressure in most peanut fields so far in 2017, but that could change quickly. I have been getting reports of heavy […]

Alabama Peanuts: Decline in Moth Activity, Watch for Three-Cornered Alfalfa Hoppers Jul 28, 2017

🕔Jul 28, 2017This report is based on sticky wing pheromone trap catches from 16 locations and direct crop scouting, along with information from producer calls. The overall population trends (see charts at […]

Alabama Peanuts: Caterpillar Pests – What Can You Expect? Aug 30, 2016

🕔Aug 30, 2016There have been several reports of armyworms and loopers over the past few weeks. Below is a brief discussion of the seasonal fluctuations in major caterpillar pests based on moth […]

Alabama Peanuts: Mid-Season Insect Pests to Watch For Aug 1, 2016

🕔Aug 1, 2016There have been several reports of caterpillars and at least two queries about the lesser corn stalk borer over the past week. Let’s discuss some of the moth activity and […]

Alabama: Bollworms and Loopers on the Move Jul 21, 2016

🕔Jul 21, 2016“We are seeing more cotton bollworm moths in pheromone traps in some central and south Alabama counties in Alabama than we have seen in recent years,” said Reed. “Soybean looper […]

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