North Carolina Corn: Stink Bugs – Is Tank Mixing an Insecticide Worth It?

🕔May 24, 2018Should you tank mix herbicides or nitrogen with insecticide to control stink bugs in corn? To be short and to the point, I couldn’t think of a greater waste of […]

Georgia Cotton: Thrips Populations on the Rise

🕔May 24, 2018We got a chance to look at many cotton fields on the west side of the county today. We looked at the oldest field  planted as well as many fields […]

Minnesota Corn: Black Cutworms Appearing in High Numbers – Podcast

🕔May 24, 2018Welcome to the first in a series of IPM Podcasts for Field Crops – this Podcast is sponsored by the UMN Extension Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program. Our goal with […]

Virginia Cotton: Planting and Spraying Priorities

🕔May 23, 2018There are a bunch of items to discuss relating to cotton this week. The most glaring idea is that the market is moving into some interesting territory that changes the […]

Iowa Corn: Black Cutworms – Scouting and Thresholds

🕔May 23, 2018The black cutworm (BCW) is a migratory pest that cuts and feeds on early vegetative-stage corn. Black cutworm moths arrive in Iowa and other northern states with spring storms each […]

Texas Mid-Coast Soybeans: Scout Fields for Stink Bugs

🕔May 23, 2018Soybeans fields are blooming and setting pods. This means they are in the most susceptible stage for yield and quality losses from stink bugs. We have been running through soybean […]

Georgia Peanuts: Thrips on the Rise, Check Your Fields

🕔May 23, 2018Thrips numbers on our traps increased significantly last week. Counts were as high as I have seen in Georgia in four years.  Growers need to be checking their fields for […]

Alabama Corn: April Showers Bring Nematode Problems

🕔May 23, 2018Gardeners say ‘April showers bring May flowers.’ While these shower may bring flower for gardeners, it can cause problems for corn producers. In corn fields, wet weather in April is […]

Tennessee Cotton: Thrips Populations Light but Picking Up

🕔May 22, 2018Thus far, reports are that thrips populations have been relatively light but picking up. The forecast model has been predicting that cotton planted after May 15th will face the highest infestations […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: 3 Crop Scouting Workshops in June, July

🕔May 22, 2018Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach will host three free crop scouting basics workshops at the ISU Northwest Iowa Research Farm on June 7, 21 and July 19. Crop […]

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