Georgia Pecans: Critical Period for Nut Development, Tree Health Aug 4, 2017

🕔Aug 4, 2017
We are at a critical time in the season for pecan production in terms of both this year’s quality and next year’s flower production… A lot happens within a pecan […]

California Almonds: Worms Hit, Mites Building As Harvest Nears – AgFax Jul 22, 2017

🕔Jul 22, 2017
As our contacts report, worms are turning up on field edges in some almond blocks and we’re hearing about scattered follow-up sprays. Spider mites continue to ramp up in places even after […]

Georgia Pecans: Reports of Terminal Die Back – Mites Are Not the Cause Jul 21, 2017

🕔Jul 21, 2017
The yellow aphid spike many growers noticed in late June seems to have fallen off in most orchards, and the very hot weather now will really slow any further population […]

Texas Plains: Widespread Beneficial Rains; Insect Pressure Remains Light Jul 11, 2017

🕔Jul 11, 2017
General Situation We were blessed with area wide rainfalls on multiple occasions late last week and through early and mid-week this week. Those that were not wholly blessed by the […]

Abamex Insecticide Widens Pest Control for Specialty Crops Jun 20, 2017

🕔Jun 20, 2017
Abamex insecticide from Nufarm has an updated label for a wider variety of specialty crops, including mandarin oranges. The new safer to use, low-volatility, water-based formulation of abamectin helps control […]

Texas LRGV: Lots of Pests in Cotton, Be Scouting; Sorghum Being Harvested, Watch for Midge May 26, 2017

🕔May 26, 2017
General Situation Very hot, dry and muggy with temperatures in the high 90s during the day and high 70s during the night. Crops are cutting out with corn ready for […]

Texas Field Reports: Pest Populations Ramping up Around the State May 9, 2017

🕔May 9, 2017
From backyards to planted acres, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologists said pest populations are on the rise around the state. Dr. Sonja Swiger, AgriLife Extension veterinary entomologist, Stephenville, said […]

California Walnuts: Dormant Monitoring and Pest Treatment Decisions Mar 27, 2017

🕔Mar 27, 2017
Dormant monitoring helps to decide whether to pursue treatments of some pests (primarily scales and mites) in the dormant or delayed dormant period. This timing can be quite effective. Coverage […]

South Dakota: Drought Invites 5 Insects to Your Crop May 11, 2015

🕔May 11, 2015
According to the May climate and drought outlook, the majority of South Dakota is classified as being in a moderate drought. The less optimistic weather forecast indicates that crops are […]

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