Pennsylvania Corn: ID Caterpillars Now to Prepare for Next Year

🕔Sep 21, 2018As the season begins to wind down, folks are scouting their fields to assess crop progress, which includes inspecting plants and opening husks. Some people are finding caterpillars in ears […]

North Carolina Soybeans: 10 Considerations Following Hurricane Florence

🕔Sep 20, 2018Hurricane Florence has caused catastrophic damage across parts of North Carolina primarily from flooding but also from wind damage. The impacts of this damage on the soybean crop will vary […]

Kentucky Sweet Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphid Numbers Low, Keep Monitoring

🕔Sep 19, 2018This season, sugarcane aphid was first spotted close to the same time as last year. Generally, populations were slow to build, but this year a number of growers were prepared […]

Texas Field Reports: Battling Armyworms

🕔Sep 18, 2018Hay and forage producers and homeowners around the state are battling armyworms following rains and cooler weather, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts.   The fall armyworm is […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Biggest Pest Problem in 2018

🕔Sep 18, 2018As field and research season winds down, we’re able to finish collecting and summarizing data. One of our biggest summer projects is the annual corn and soybean survey. While some […]

Ohio Soybeans: Late Season Insect Considerations

🕔Sep 18, 2018Although the growing season is winding down, we are still receiving some reports of insect activity and damage in soybeans. At this point, the risk is mainly to late-planted or […]

Ohio Corn, Soybeans: Preparing Grain Bins for Post-Harvest Storage

🕔Sep 18, 2018First – before using any product to treat grain bins, always read the most current label for the product to assure that the product is used correctly.  This is for […]

North Florida Citrus: Apopka Weevil Discovered in Jefferson County

🕔Sep 17, 2018Citrus production in North Florida is expanding rapidly in response to the devastation of citrus in Central and South Florida due to citrus greening disease. Citrus acreage in southern Georgia […]

Texas Rice – Mo Way: Stink Bug Issues; Blackbird Repellent

🕔Sep 17, 2018For this brief article, I want to first discuss rice stink bug issues. This year, populations were highly variable. In spots where rice stink bug was bad, I received reports […]

Georgia Pecans: Mites Are Present, Should You Treat?

🕔Sep 14, 2018Two weeks ago we finally started seeing some scorch mites in our pecans. Normally they start up in August, and we are treating them in orchards along with black aphids. […]

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