Mississippi: Bt Corn – How Effective Against Corn Earworms?

🕔Mar 15, 2019The number of commercial corn hybrids expressing the Vip trait (Leptra, Viptera, and Trecepta) is increasing, and they are being marketed for improved control of ear feeding insects, including corn […]

Mississippi Cotton: Seed Treatments Important to Battle Thrips

🕔Mar 15, 2019Over the years many have questioned whether the use of a seed treatment is considered IPM because they are used prior to the onset of a problem. In our area […]

Illinois: Bitter Cold Jan. Likely Won’t Reduce Crop Pests

🕔Mar 15, 2019Despite record cold air temperatures, soil temperatures averaged slightly warmer than normal in Illinois this winter. Consequently, the arctic conditions are expected to have little effect on overwintering field crop […]

Nebraska: Corn Leaf Aphid – A Surprising Defense Compound

🕔Mar 12, 2019A chemical compound typically cast as a supporting actor in corn’s defense against a tiny pest might instead take a leading role, says a research-based rewrite from the University of […]

Nebraska: Western Bean Cutworm Webpage

🕔Mar 12, 2019We would like to introduce you to Western Bean Cutworm Central. This new webpage is designed to serve as a clearinghouse of information related to western bean cutworm biology, behavior, […]

Texas Blacklands: Corn Being Planted; Watch Stripe Rust in Wheat

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🕔Mar 8, 2019GENERAL Corn is starting to be planted and soil temperatures plummet as a strong cold front moved through over the weekend into the early part of the week. Low temperatures […]

Tennessee Cotton: Boll Weevil Referendum Coming Up – Podcast

🕔Mar 8, 2019The Boll Weevil referendum is March 11-22. Dr. Scott Stewart provides more details in this week’s Call of the Week.

Louisiana: Crop Acreage Mix Expected to Change in 2019

🕔Mar 1, 2019Projections indicate that corn and cotton acreage will increase this year but less grain sorghum and soybeans will be grown, an LSU AgCenter economist said at an AgCenter crops and […]

Tennessee Sweet Sorghum: Section 18 Exemption Granted for Sivanto

🕔Feb 26, 2019The Tennessee Department of Agriculture and the EPA has again approved a Section 18 that allows the use of Sivanto prime on sweet sorghum for the control of sugarcane aphids […]

Louisiana Rice: New Varieties Show Promise

🕔Feb 26, 2019With planting only weeks away, LSU AgCenter rice experts held a meeting on Feb. 21 in Manssura  to bring farmers up to date on what they should consider in the […]

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