Oklahoma Cotton: Look Out for Aphids Sticky Cotton Aug 23, 2018

🕔Aug 23, 2018The past two weeks saw record rainfall for August in SOME parts of the state, however the drought persist in others. Hopefully the falls rains will be more generous and […]

Kentucky Wheat: Limit Pyrethroids to Avoid Aphid Resistance, Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus Outbreaks Apr 4, 2018

🕔Apr 4, 2018In western Kentucky, wheat aphid monitoring has not detected the presence of this bug so far. This doesn’t mean that aphids are not in fields. They are out there at […]

North Carolina Cotton, Soybeans: Considerations for Pyrethroids Used Against Bollworm Aug 8, 2017

🕔Aug 8, 2017Pyrethroids (common examples include Baythroid XL, bifenthrin, Declare, Karate Z, and Mustang Maxx) have been used for managing bollworm (corn earworm) in the Southeast for over 40 years. Given this […]

Minnesota Soybeans: Pyrethroids Failing to Control Soybean Aphids Jul 21, 2017

🕔Jul 21, 2017By now you should be scouting your soybean fields for soybean aphid on a regular basis. Soybean aphid can be found in most fields throughout the state and populations have […]

Cotton Bollworm: Bt Cotton Resistance Showing Up from North Carolina to Texas – DTN Jul 21, 2017

🕔Jul 21, 2017From the Carolinas to Texas, the cotton bollworm is leading an assault on Bt cotton again this year.   Growing resistance to the Bt traits found in the most common […]

South Dakota Soybeans: New Insecticide Labeled for Soybean Aphid Management Jul 18, 2017

🕔Jul 18, 2017This year, soybean aphids have the potential to reach population densities that exceed the economic threshold of 250 aphids per plant. It is likely that insecticides will be applied to […]

Insecticide Resistance: Pyrethroids Up for EPA Review – DTN Feb 13, 2017

🕔Feb 13, 2017Pyrethroids are up for registration review by the EPA, and the agency’s most recent risk assessment of this group of insecticides has some industry players concerned.   The EPA’s preliminary […]

Pyrethroids: Comment Period Open for EPA Review Feb 10, 2017

🕔Feb 10, 2017The EPA is in the process of reviewing some of our older, broad-spectrum classes of insecticides. The comment period is now open for the preliminary ecological risk assessment of pyrethroids. […]

Georgia Peanuts: Public Comment on Pyrethroid Insecticides Requested Jan 24, 2017

🕔Jan 24, 2017ALL pyrethroid insecticides (bifenthrin, Warrior/Karate, Mustang Max, Baythroid, Asana, Permethrin, etc.) are currently undergoing registration review at EPA. Nine are specifically being evaluated, but serve as surrogates for all 19 […]

North Carolina: 3 Tips for Managing Worm Pests Aug 3, 2016

🕔Aug 3, 2016I have heard a lot of concern about worms (bollworm, fall armyworm, soybean looper, etc.) in our crops this year.  From what I can tell, nothing is out of control, […]

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