Mississippi Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphid Management Jul 17, 2021
We are beginning to get a few reports of sugarcane aphid in the state. Sugarcane aphid have the potential to cause significant yield losses if left untreated or if timely […]
Mississippi: Sorghum Midge Scouting and Management Jul 17, 2021
Often times, people think scouting for midge is difficult, mostly due to a lack of confidence. However, if you know what you are looking for and not finding anything, the […]
Rain continues over much of the Midsouth providing a break from many pests for some but creating difficulties with Pix applications. Many areas saw rain for four days straight over the weekend, and there’s more in the forecast for this weekend. Just as the cotton was starting to pick back up, more water.
Brendan Zurweller sits down in the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to talk about disease management in peanut. Topics include identification of southern blight, Rhizoctonia limb rot, and early […]
Plant bugs continue to increase across the board, and most fields are requiring multiple applications as adults move back in. Bollworm numbers are expected to rise in the next week based on time of year and egg reports.
Midsouth Cotton: Pest Populations Rising — And It Hurts Worse After a Rough Start to Planting Jul 2, 2021
Plant bugs continue to increase, and bollworm populations are expected to rise soon as more corn hits brown silk. Plant bugs have been at treatment level in many areas for about two weeks and continue to require treatments. Stink bug populations are also rising, and redbanded stink bugs have been spotted in very low numbers.
We have had numerous calls over the last week or two about poor control of fall armyworm with pyrethroids. They started in the southern part of the state and have […]
Mississippi: Soil Carbon Market Questions Jun 29, 2021
The best business managers have long-term, pro-active strategies to achieve their goals. Soil carbon (C) may not appear on the top, or even near the top of pressing concerns at […]
An irrigation trigger is the point at which an irrigation cycle starts. Starting too wet wastes water and energy, while starting too dry reduces yield. In this publication, we give […]
The recent extraordinary rainfall and associated flooding has generated substantial concern about nitrogen (N) loss and fertility management in corn. The unique situation about this year’s event is it occurred […]