Alabama Soybeans: Caterpillar Infestations, Redbanded Stink Bugs on the Move Sep 2, 2020

🕔Sep 2, 2020
Over the past 7 days we have seen and heard reports of high (60-100 per 5 row feet) infestations of velvetbean caterpillars (VBC) and soybean loopers (SBL) in fields across much of the southern […]

Alabama Cotton, Soybeans: Don’t Stop Scouting for Insects Aug 25, 2020

🕔Aug 25, 2020
Cotton Lately, the biggest question we are getting is how much longer do I need to spray my cotton? This is not always a cut and dry answer. Research from […]

Alabama Soybeans: Everything to Know About Redbanded Stink Bugs – Video Aug 11, 2020

🕔Aug 11, 2020
For soybean growers in central and south Alabama, the Redbanded stink bug is a very aggressive and damaging pest in soybeans. Here is a short video to help with identifying, […]

Alabama Cotton: Bollworms Moving North, Spider Mites Building Aug 10, 2020

🕔Aug 10, 2020
Thankfully bollworm pressure in south and central Alabama was relatively light this year, and we did not receive any calls on escaped worms in those regions. However, we have received […]

Cotton – Southeast – Insects Ramping Up, Whiteflies Add Complications In Lower Region – AgFax Aug 5, 2020

🕔Aug 5, 2020
Hot and dry weather are pushing whiteflies and spider mites. Bollworms and plant bugs are active, too.

Alabama Cotton, Soybeans: Insects Mostly Quiet, Redbanded Stink Bugs a Concern Aug 4, 2020

🕔Aug 4, 2020
Cotton Overall insect activity in Alabama is quiet. We are finding low levels of aphids in many fields, and a few tarnished and clouded plant bugs in nearly every field. […]

Alabama Cotton: Pest Report, Rainfastness Considerations Jul 29, 2020

🕔Jul 29, 2020
Last Thursday (7/23), we checked several cotton fields in historical silverleaf whitefly (SLWF) areas with NO positive detections of infestations. Still, though, anyone in areas that have had them in […]

Alabama Cotton: Scouting, Controlling Stinkbugs – Video Jul 22, 2020

🕔Jul 22, 2020
One of our most damaging pests in cotton is the stinkbug. Alabama Extension entomologists Dr. Ron Smith and Dr. Scott Graham discuss how to scout for and control stinkbugs in […]

Alabama Cotton: Be on Lookout for Bollworms, Stink Bugs, Plant Bugs Jul 21, 2020

🕔Jul 21, 2020
Bollworm Flight is On in South and Central AL We have been monitoring bollworm (corn earworm) moth traps in various locations across the state this summer. Last week (July 10-17) moth counts […]

Alabama Cotton: Scouting, Controlling Escaped Bollworms – Video Jul 21, 2020

🕔Jul 21, 2020
We will not be able to have a face-to-face cotton scouting school but I have worked with Alabama Extension entomologists Dr. Ron Smith and Dr. Scott Graham to produce a […]

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