Tennessee Cotton: Crunch Time for Pest Management

🕔Jul 19, 2019The 3-4 weeks after first bloom, and typically the last two weeks of July and the first two weeks of August, is a critical window to scout and manage insect […]

Mississippi Corn: Late Season Scouting Priorities – Podcast

🕔Jul 19, 2019In the wake of Hurricane Barry, Dr. Erick Larson, MSU Extension – State Corn Specialist and Mr. Nolan Stapleton, MSU Extension Associate – Corn Verification Program give a late season […]

Georgia Peanuts: Scout Fields for Lesser Cornstalk Borers, Spider Mites

🕔Jul 19, 2019As I drive across the state I see areas that have obviously received decent rainfall over the past month. On the other hand, there has been no measurable rain at […]

Minnesota: Soybean Aphids – 2 New Insecticides Available

🕔Jul 19, 2019Soybean aphids can now be found in some soybean fields, particularly in fields where soybeans were planted early. Generally, both the percent of plants infested and the average number of […]

Texas Blacklands IPM: Bollworm Season Arrives; Watch for Stink Bugs

🕔Jul 19, 2019GENERAL Corn is drying down and getting close to harvest with a few fields that could be ready to go by the end of next week. Sorghum that was planted […]

Texas West Plains Cotton: All Quiet on the Insect Front

🕔Jul 19, 2019I began finding blooms and small bolls on Monday, July 15, mostly in Cochran County. Plant mapping data indicates that area cotton is going into bloom with 8.5 nodes above […]

North Carolina: Corn Earworms – Take Note of Soy Rec Changes

🕔Jul 17, 2019We have a number of effective insecticides for corn earworm in North Carolina soybeans. One of these is the insecticide chlorantraniliprole, which an active ingredient in Prevathon and Besiege. Because […]

Mississippi Cotton: Spider Mite Management, Rainfastness of Insecticides – Podcast

🕔Jul 17, 2019In this episode, spider mite management and rainfastness of insecticides are discussed. http://extension.msstate.edu/sites/default/files/audio/7-15-19%20Spider%20Mites%20and%20Rain.mp3

Kentucky Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids Make an Appearance

🕔Jul 17, 2019The sugarcane aphid (SCA) was spotted in Kentucky last week in Fayette and Monroe Counties on sweet sorghum. This invasive pest can cause up to 100% crop loss if left […]

North Carolina Cotton: Start Scouting for Bollworms

🕔Jul 12, 2019As we have seen in previous years from monitoring bollworms in corn, Bt resistance is on the rise. They also are more numerous than 2018 in corn and I expect […]

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