Soybean Although stink bug populations remain generally light, there are now some reports of populations exceeding the treatment threshold of 9 per 25 sweeps. Remember you should probably double this […]
Experts with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture are forecasting unusually dense insect and pest populations in crops across the state this year, due primarily to widespread flooding […]
Loopers that we saw in late July and early August never went away, but more adults are picking up in our pheromone trap and small larvae are showing up in […]
I’m getting more calls about a fair number of green cloverworms and scattered, below-threshold loopers in soybean, primarily later maturing fields. Please refer to last week’s article about knowing the […]
This is the time of year when we start seeing worm populations increase in peanut fields. In fact, not long after my last “Peanut Update” post, I started finding more […]
Looper numbers have really picked up this week in soybeans. Loopers are migratory pests that sometimes show up late season and eat leaves, but not pods or seeds. Remember that […]
I have found up to 20 loopers per foot in some fields.