Iowa Soybeans: 2019 Insecticide Evaluations Jan 16, 2020

🕔Jan 16, 2020
The 2019 growing season was challenging for farmers in many parts of the state, especially because cold and wet soil conditions in April significantly delayed planting. Thistle caterpillar was the most […]

Kentucky Hemp: 2 Additional Insecticides Registered for Pest Control Jan 15, 2020

🕔Jan 15, 2020
Two additional products recently received Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approval under State Local Need Section 24(c) registrations for use against insect pests on hemp. These are Gemstar, a naturally occurring […]

Tennessee Hemp: New Pesticides Approved – Podcast Jan 15, 2020

🕔Jan 15, 2020
In this podcast, Scott Stewart and Heather Kelly discuss the six pesticides recently approved for use in hemp in Tennessee, along with hemp pest control insights from the 2019 growing […]

Louisiana: AgCenter Crops, Cattle Forum, Alexandria, Feb. 18 Jan 14, 2020

🕔Jan 14, 2020
The LSU AgCenter will host a Central Region crops and cattle forum Feb. 18 at the State Evacuation Shelter in Alexandria. “The program aims to showcase the diversity of agriculture […]

Louisiana Rice: AgCenter Experts Offer Farmers Tips on Upcoming Season Jan 14, 2020

🕔Jan 14, 2020
Rice farmers preparing for the 2020 crop heard recently from LSU AgCenter experts about what they should be considering before they get into the fields. The meetings were held in […]

Iowa Soybeans: Reduce SCN Losses with Better Resistance Jan 10, 2020

🕔Jan 10, 2020
The results of a field experiment conducted in 2019 with the soybean cyst nematode (SCN) in southeast Iowa were dramatic and alarming. The data illustrate what likely could occur in […]

Oklahoma: Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Makes 1st Appearance Jan 9, 2020

🕔Jan 9, 2020
In October 2019, we received a specimen of what appeared to be an exotic stink bug species, brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB), Halyomorpha halys (Stål) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). The insect was […]

Texas: Hale, Swisher Crop Conference, Plainview, Jan. 23 Jan 8, 2020

🕔Jan 8, 2020
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Hale/Swisher Crops Conference will be held on Jan. 23 at the Ollie Liner Center, 2000 S. Columbia St. in Plainview. The cost is $20, and lunch […]

California Rice: Tadpole Shrimp – Getting a Handle on Pyrethroid Resistance Jan 7, 2020

🕔Jan 7, 2020
Want to help make sure your freshly planted rice fields don’t look like the muddied mess on the left below (vs. clear on right) following a pyrethroid application? Wondering if […]

North Carolina Soybeans: Do You Really Need an Insecticide Seed Treatment? Jan 3, 2020

🕔Jan 3, 2020
Note this article only applies to insecticides, not fungicides or nematicides. The evidence is overwhelming. Neonicotinoid insecticide seed treatments do not provide a benefit in North Carolina. Most recently our […]

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