Texas Sorghum: Stink Bugs and Headworms May 28, 2018

🕔May 28, 2018Some sorghum fields across the Mid-Coast of Texas have been inundated with Rice Stink Bugs or Headworms; or in some cases, both stink bugs and headworms. Adding to this problem, I have received […]

Arkansas Rice: Crop Progressing Quickly, Leaf Blast Widespread Jul 21, 2017

🕔Jul 21, 2017Industry News While the news is spreading far and wide, it’s still worth mentioning the signed phytosanitary agreement between the U.S. and China.  This is the first step in opening […]

Arkansas Rice: Heat Speeds Up Development; Rice Stink Bug Reminders Jul 17, 2017

🕔Jul 17, 2017Crop Progress Some like it hot – for those that do, your time has arrived.  Consistent temperatures in the 90s and bright conditions have the crop looking better every day.  […]

Arkansas Rice: Get Ready to Spray for Blast; Time for Rice Stink Bugs? Jul 3, 2017

🕔Jul 3, 2017Crop Progress “Run, Forrest, Run!”  The majority of the crop has hit the midseason timing in stride. A lot of the rice is not very tall, which is slightly concerning, […]

Missouri Crops: 2016 Arthropod Management Tests Jun 2, 2017

🕔Jun 2, 2017Evaluations of various pest management options against common pests of Bootheel row crops.

Louisiana Rice: Early Season, Early Stink Bugs? Jun 2, 2017

🕔Jun 2, 2017The rice crop is advancing nicely. Heading has started in places and many fields will soon be heading. Crop protection at this point in the growing season is critical because […]

Texas: Lower Rio Grande Sorghum – No Sugarcane Aphids, Watch for Stink Bugs May 12, 2017

🕔May 12, 2017In grain sorghum it has been a pretty calm week. Still not finding many sugarcane aphids since the population crash this past week and really did not pick up on […]

Arkansas Rice: Rice Stink Bugs, Diseases on Up Swing as Harvest Nears Aug 15, 2016

🕔Aug 15, 2016Crop Progress Field draining continues at an increasingly rapid pace.  However, there are some fields still just heading as harvest begins.  There have been mostly positive reports from the field […]

Arkansas Rice: As Growers Prepare for Harvest, Rice Stink Bugs Piling Up Aug 10, 2016

🕔Aug 10, 2016As fields are being drained in preparation for harvest, rice stink bugs (RSB) are piling up in some of those fields.  Farmers and consultants have reported, and we’ve verified, RSB […]

Arkansas Rice: Heading Begins on Limited Basis, Scout for Rice Stink Bugs Jul 1, 2016

🕔Jul 1, 2016Crop Progress Heading has begun on a limited basis and we’ll be picking up speed over the next couple of weeks.  There’s light at the end of the tunnel.  But […]

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