Arkansas Insects: Moth Numbers Spiking, Plant Bugs Moving into Cotton

🕔Jul 9, 2019Soybean This past week much of the state saw a sharp increase in moth catches. This is right on time with our usual July 4th bollworm flight.  Most years these moths […]

North Carolina Cotton: Stink Bug Treatment Options

🕔Jul 9, 2019Folks have been noting a fair bit of stink bugs in cotton and earlier than normal this year. Below are tips for scouting and treating, including insecticide choice: Scouting Stink […]

Tennessee: Abundance of Stink Bugs in Cotton, Soybeans; Expect Rise in Kudzu Bugs

🕔Jul 5, 2019Overall plant bug pressure in cotton as average, although we are seeing a few more clouded plant bugs. We’ve also been seeing more than the usual number of stink bugs […]

Virginia Cotton: The Value of Scouting for Plant Bugs

🕔Jul 5, 2019The entomology program recognizes the logistic difficulty in scouting. We know that you have to cover a large acreage in a limited amount of time, you manage multiple crops, and […]

Alabama Cotton: Expect a Challenging Month for Insect Pests

🕔Jul 5, 2019July may be a challenging month for insect control in Alabama cotton. Multiple pests will likely have to be dealt with.  These include plant bugs, aphids, spider mites, stink bugs […]

Tennessee: Insects Are Quiet, Some Plant Bugs in Cotton

🕔Jun 28, 2019There are no major insect issues occurring on a widespread basis. Calls about plant bugs indicate variable and average infestations in cotton.

Mississippi Cotton, Soybeans: Early-Mid Season Insect Issues – Podcast

🕔Jun 28, 2019Angus Catchot, Jeff Gore, and Don Cook discuss current situation with early-mid season insect pests issues in Mississippi row crops. http://extension.msstate.edu/sites/default/files/audio/6.27.19%20Insect%20pest%20update.mp3

Virginia Cotton: Plant Bugs – Don’t Make Unnecessary Sprays

🕔Jun 28, 2019Plant bug populations have been spotty, and lower overall than this time last year. 10% or fewer of Virginia fields need insecticide applications this week, but, unfortunately, a much higher […]

South Carolina Cotton: First, Let’s Talk About Aphids

🕔Jun 28, 2019I am certainly getting plenty of calls about aphids, spider mites and plant bugs. Most folks are not seeing plant bugs at threshold levels but many are asking about aphids […]

Alabama Cotton: Plant Bugs Demand Attention — Now

🕔Jun 25, 2019Insect wise, we still have plants with heavy thrips damage that may be as mature as the 9th node. However, these plants are growing and I would suggest we focus […]

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