Arkansas: Keep an Eye Open for These Insect Pests Jun 21, 2019

🕔Jun 21, 2019Soybean A few people have called this past week about finding 4 or 5 small corn earworms per 25 sweeps in blooming soybeans. In this situation the corn earworm virus […]

Louisiana Rice: Which Insects Will Take Biggest Hit From 2018 Winter? Feb 2, 2018

🕔Feb 2, 2018Many people are looking for the silver lining from the recent cold spells. One potential upside is that hard freezes can often reduce insect pest populations the following spring.   Back-to-back […]

Alabama: Crop Insect Pests Will Live On After Cold Weather Jan 30, 2018

🕔Jan 30, 2018Like most pests plaguing the home, many crop insect pests will survive the frigid winter weather. Dr. Ron Smith, an Alabama Cooperative Extension System entomologist, said Alabama has experienced cold winters down […]

Louisiana: Cold Weather Reduced Some Pests; Others Unaffected Jan 25, 2018

🕔Jan 25, 2018Many crop pests did not survive the record cold temperatures seen in Louisiana in mid-January, which is good news for farmers who are preparing for the upcoming growing season. The […]

Mississippi Soybeans: What Will Cold Temps Mean for Redbanded Stink Bug? Jan 24, 2018

🕔Jan 24, 2018Entomologist across the Mid-South have had numerous questions about how below average temperatures we have encountered this month will impact RBSB populations this year. What we know is RBSB’s are […]

Southern Soybeans: Redbanded Stinkbugs Stealing Yields – DTN Aug 21, 2017

🕔Aug 21, 2017Like a tardy burglar who sneaks in just before dawn, the redbanded stink bug is robbing Southern soybean growers of yield in the final weeks of a hard-fought crop.   […]

Soybeans: Redbanded Stink Bug Discussed in Emergency ARK-LA-MS Forum – Video Aug 18, 2017

🕔Aug 18, 2017August has shaped up as an explosive month for a difficult-to-control and highly damaging pest in soybean, prompting organization of the Ark-La-Miss Emergency Forum on Redbanded stink bug, set for […]

Redbanded Stink Bug Concerns – ArkLaMiss Forum Set For August 17 Aug 13, 2017

🕔Aug 13, 2017Due to the potential severity of this pest, and the large number of acres being treated and lined up to be treated, we are hosting an ArkLaMiss Emergency Forum on Redbanded […]

Tennessee Soybeans: What the Heck Are Redbanded Stink Bugs? Jul 27, 2017

🕔Jul 27, 2017The redbanded stink bug is a more infamous stink bug in the Gulf States, but after a couple of warm winters, this soybean pest can find its way into Tennessee.

Cotton – Midsouth – ‘Worst Ever’ Planting Season? That’s What We’re Hearing. – AgFax Jun 1, 2017

🕔Jun 1, 2017Worst ever? Several of our contacts this week said that this has been one of the toughest cotton planting seasons they can remember. Several people made similar comments last week, […]

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