Alabama Cotton: Grasshoppers – A Sporadic Seedling Pest Apr 3, 2020

🕔Apr 3, 2020
Grasshoppers have been a sporadic pest of seedling cotton for 10 or more years. Growers reported observing high numbers of adult grasshoppers during harvest season in fall 2017.

Tennessee: Thinking About Insect Pests During Planting Season Apr 3, 2020

🕔Apr 3, 2020
There are some basic management practices that can affect, sometimes worsen, and other times be used to reduce risks of insect pest injury.

Texas Blacklands Wheat: Wet Conditions Favorable for Diseases Mar 31, 2020

🕔Mar 31, 2020
GENERAL Weather conditions across the area have remained wet over the last two weeks, creating a favorable environment for stripe rust, powdery mildew, and other fungal diseases like tan spot […]

Alabama Cotton: Early Season Thrips Control Is Important Mar 27, 2020

🕔Mar 27, 2020
Cotton planting and early season thrips management are almost upon us. We are fortunate today to have varieties that have three-plus bale yield potential. While we can’t control rainfall patterns […]

Unsung Hero In Fight Against Soybean Cyst Nematodes – DTN Mar 26, 2020

🕔Mar 26, 2020
Ron Heck isn’t known to wear an ascot, but maybe he should after helping solve one of the Midwest’s great agricultural mysteries. The Perry, Iowa, farmer has a lot in […]

Florida Corn: Comparing Nematicide Efficacy Mar 23, 2020

🕔Mar 23, 2020
As much of the world adjusts to changes in our daily life due to measures to combat COVID-19, farmers continue to do what they do – work to produce food. […]

Western Corn Rootworm – Bt Resistance Growing, Still Waiting on New Varieties – DTN Mar 20, 2020

🕔Mar 20, 2020
For more than two decades, Joe Spencer has spent many a summer evening standing atop 30-foot-tall towers above corn fields, trying to catch adult Western corn rootworm beetles as they […]

Georgia Pecans: “Toothpicks” Sure Sign of Ambrosia Beetles Mar 20, 2020

🕔Mar 20, 2020
Georgia pecan growers should be monitoring for ambrosia beetle now, especially if they have planted new trees or their orchards include trees that are less than three years old. The […]

Alabama Cotton: Don’t Let Thrips Hobble Plants Early Mar 18, 2020

🕔Mar 18, 2020
Cotton planting and early season thrips management are almost upon us. We are fortunate today to have varieties that have three-plus bale yield potential. While we can’t control rainfall patterns […]

Illinois: Managing Corn Rootworm – Outlook for 2020 Mar 16, 2020

🕔Mar 16, 2020
Corn rootworm remains the greatest insect pest threat to corn in Illinois, despite low populations in recent years compared with historical averages. Resistance to Bt traits and crop rotation throughout […]

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