Ag Research: Soybean Aphids Unaffected by Noise Pollution

🕔Jul 17, 2018Humans are making more sound, and it can interfere with animals finding mates, food and other essential behaviors. Most of the research showing impacts of human-generated sound is largely focused […]

Ohio Corn: Western Bean Cutworm – Time to Scout – Video

🕔Jul 17, 2018Western bean cutworm (WBC) adult moth catches in our trapping network are ticking up, with a noticeable increase from the week before. For week ending July 14, 24 counties monitored […]

Mississippi Bt Cotton: Bollworms Heat Up – Do You Have 3-Gen or 2-Gene Variety?

🕔Jul 16, 2018We have been getting reports of bollworm moth activity and low levels of eggs for about 10 days now in cotton. This week seems to be the week when the […]

Mississippi Cotton, Soy: Bollworms – Resistance – Podcast

🕔Jul 16, 2018Dr. Bobby Golden, Extension rice and soil fertility agronomist, hosts MSU entomologists Dr. Angus Catchot, Dr. Don Cook and Dr. Jeff Gore to talk about bollworm management in cotton and […]

Oklahoma Pecans: Managing Walnut Caterpillar

🕔Jul 16, 2018I have received many reports lately, on Walnut caterpillar or Walnut datana, which is active on pecan at this time. In addition, there are other pests active and causing similar […]

North Carolina: Bt Breakthroughs Require More Sprays

🕔Jul 16, 2018We are seeing as many, or more breakthroughs in Bt corn this year compared to last. Bollworms that are produced in Bt corn are adapted to survive on Bt cotton. […]

Nebraska Corn, Soy: Western Bean Cutworm – Scouting and Treating

🕔Jul 16, 2018The first western bean cutworm moths (Figure 1) were captured in University of Nebraska-Lincoln black light traps June 27 at Clay Center, June 28 at North Platte, and July 3 at Concord. […]

Minnesota: Soybean Aphids – Scouting and Managing Insecticide Resistance

🕔Jul 13, 2018Scouting for soybean aphids in Minnesota soybean fields should be underway. While aphid populations are low in most fields, we have received reports of increasing soybean aphid numbers. In parts […]

South Carolina Cotton: Bollworms, Stink Bugs Moving in from Corn

🕔Jul 13, 2018We still have plenty of aphids, but there was a report this week of the aphid fungus in the middle of the state. So, if you haven’t treated for aphids […]

Sawyer on Crops: Bermudagrass Stem Maggot – What to Do – Podcast

🕔Jul 13, 2018Bermudagrass stem maggots are showing up in southern Georgia hay fields. In this episode of the South Georgia Pine podcast, Andrew Sawyer interviews County Agent Jeremy Kichler on the effects […]

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