Tennessee Cotton: Thrips Control Considerations May 17, 2022

🕔May 17, 2022
I’ve received several phone calls over the past few days about thrips in seedling cotton. Thrips pressure is variable by location with some areas reporting treatable numbers and others finding […]

Arkansas Wheat: Stink Bugs – To Spray or Not to Spray May 17, 2022

🕔May 17, 2022
We are starting to get calls about stink bugs in heading wheat. While it is not uncommon to find stink bugs in wheat after head emergence, they rarely cause economic […]

Alabama Cotton: Grasshoppers, Thrips Are Biggest Concerns May 17, 2022

🕔May 17, 2022
Phone calls have started pick up over the past 7 to 10 days and grasshoppers and thrips tend to be the biggest insect issues we are hearing about.

Nebraska Corn: Scout Emerging Crops for Insects; Don’t Assume Protection May 17, 2022

🕔May 17, 2022
As corn begins to emerge, be alert to the potential for damage from early season insects such as cutworms, wireworms, white grubs or other insects. A key distinction to be […]

Texas LRGV Cotton: Aphids Numbers Down, Be on Watch for Fleahoppers May 16, 2022

🕔May 16, 2022
General Situation Same as last week: hot, windy, and dry. Dryland crops really starting to be affected, and even the irrigated crops are showing stress from lack of rain/moisture. Many […]

Kentucky Corn, Soybeans: Stink Bugs in Wheat May Have an Early Awakening and Affect Seedlings May 11, 2022

🕔May 11, 2022
During the last two weeks of April, I observed brown stink bugs (Euschistus spp.) (Figure 1) and green stink bugs (Nezara viridula) while scouting for aphids in wheat, but surprisingly I […]

Mississippi Wheat: Considerations Before You Treat Stink Bugs May 9, 2022

🕔May 9, 2022
It is important to remember that it takes extremely high populations to cause to economic damage to heading wheat.

Mississippi: Surveying for Redbanded Stink Bugs – Podcast May 9, 2022

🕔May 9, 2022
Whitney joins Jason and Tom in the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio to discuss Mississippi State Extension’s survey efforts for red banded stinkbugs so Mississippi growers and practitioners have the most […]

Texas Blacklands Cotton: Thrips on the Rise, Watch for Emerging Weeds May 7, 2022

🕔May 7, 2022
GENERAL: Another good area wide rain event came this week and brought as much as 3” to parts of the area. Prior to the rain insect activity in cotton was […]

Texas LRGV Cotton: Aphids Spike in Hot, Windy Conditions May 7, 2022

🕔May 7, 2022
General Situation Hot and windy this week as there seems to be no rain in sight on the future forecast. We had a very windy week most of the days […]

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