Alabama Hemp: What Insects Did We See This Year – Video

🕔Sep 17, 2019Alabama Cooperative Extension System entomologist Dr. Katelyn Kesheimer gives an update on insects impacting industrial hemp. 

Illinois Small Grains: 6 Tips for Planting in an Odd Field Season

🕔Sep 16, 2019Soon many producers will be starting to plant small grains.  Below is my “Top six” list of important things to consider when planting wheat and other small grains in the […]

South Carolina: Pee Dee Research Field Day Discusses Soil Health, Pest Management

🕔Sep 12, 2019Healthy soils are important for healthy crops and Clemson University researcher Rongzhong Ye says planting cover crops, especially cereal rye, can help rejuvenate South Carolina soils. Cover crops during the off […]

North Carolina Soybeans: When to Treat Kudzu Bugs

🕔Sep 11, 2019Kudzu bugs have been a no-show since 2013, but are widespread at low levels this year. A lot of folks are wondering if they should treat, justifiably so, since our […]

Texas Plains Pests: Cotton Passed Cut-Out; Mites, Aphids in Corn, Sorghum

🕔Sep 10, 2019General Status The summer scouting season starts to draw to a close without any notable bollworm migration, flights, or cotton infestation to speak of while Banks grass mites and sugarcane […]

Kentucky Wheat: How Does Rainfall, Drought Affect Aphid Populations?

🕔Aug 30, 2019The bird cherry oat aphid (Rhopalosiphum padi) and the English aphid (Sitobion avenae) are the most abundant aphid species in small grains in Kentucky. They are key pest species because […]

Tennessee: Insect Control – Last Week for Cotton, Not So Much for Soybeans

🕔Aug 30, 2019Even for our latest cotton, given an average frost date of around October 15, this is the last week you can likely justify insecticide applications to cotton. We’ve had a […]

Indiana Hemp: “New” Pest May Have Been Here For Years

🕔Aug 30, 2019As the growing season progresses and hemp farmers gear up for harvest, we are continuing to learn more about pests and pathogens affecting hemp in Indiana. Some of these pests […]

Indiana Soybeans: Watch for These Late Season Caterpillars

🕔Aug 29, 2019The painted lady butterfly, Vanessa cardui, is mostly orange mottled with black and white markings. This is a migratory species flying from and to Mexico and the Southwestern United States […]

Southeast Georgia Pecans: Scout for Aphids, Mites

🕔Aug 27, 2019Both mite and aphid populations have essentially been stable the past month or month and a half. Throughout this time, I only find a few adult black pecan aphids and […]

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