Arkansas: Crop Pest Influx Complicates Difficult Growing Season

🕔Jun 14, 2019Arkansas farmers besieged by floodwaters, rain-filled forecasts and sprouting weeds are seeing another threat crawling toward their valuable crops in the form of numerous, hungry pests. What’s happening in Arkansas’ […]

Arkansas Cotton, Rice, Soy: Insecticide Seed Treatment Options

🕔Apr 4, 2019Cotton Stalk destruction deadline is April 15!! Driving around the Delta we’ve seen several fields where cotton stalks are still standing. The deadline for stalk destruction is April 15. This […]

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 […]

Mississippi Soybeans: No Redbanded Stink Bugs Found Overwintering in State

🕔Apr 18, 2018Currently, we have sampled crimson clover as far south as Lucedale, MS, along with sampling in all parts of the state.  As of now we have found zero redbanded stink bugs, […]

Louisiana: Pesticide Resistance Highlighted at Field Day

🕔Feb 15, 2018More than 100 agricultural producers heard from LSU AgCenter experts on how to manage for herbicide, insecticide and fungicide resistance at the Northeast Louisiana Crops Forum held Feb. 8 at […]

Arkansas Soybeans: Will Frigid Temps Decimate Redbanded Stink Bugs?

🕔Jan 10, 2018As temperatures across Arkansas muddled about at or below freezing much of the last two weeks, one could almost hear entomologists throughout the region raising a glass to the seasonal […]

Arkansas Soybeans: Poor Seed Quality Reported – What’s the Cause?

🕔Sep 8, 2017With soybean harvest in Arkansas just beginning, we are receiving many reports of poor seed quality in many of these fields (Figure 1).  Many are placing the blame for this […]

South Carolina Soybeans: Redbanded Stink Bugs – New Ball Game?

🕔Sep 8, 2017Fleming McMaster, local crop consultant, reported threshold numbers of redbanded stink bug (RBSB) in soybeans that were “just sprayed” with a pyrethroid, confirming that this species is tolerant to most […]

Tennessee Soybeans: Kudzu Bugs and Loopers Present; Identifying Redbanded Stink Bugs

🕔Sep 8, 2017Many of our early soybean fields are turning yellow and came through the season not needing an insecticide application. However, many fields are no reporting high levels of kudzu bugs […]

Arkansas Soybeans: Mixing Desiccants with Insecticides – Are There Legal Issues?

🕔Aug 25, 2017Over the last few weeks there have been many questions about the legality of mixing insecticides with desiccants applied to soybean. There are several desiccants approved for soybean including Gramoxone, […]

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