There are some basic management practices that can affect, sometimes worsen, and other times be used to reduce risks of insect pest injury.
A YouTube video from Dr. Nick Seiter from the University of Illinois that does a good job of reviewing this biology and management of Dectes stem borer in soybeans.
Could we see more insect pressure in 2020 following this mild winter? And what species should worry us? Dr. Scott Stewart explains in this podcast.
Over the years and several times in the last month, I’ve had folks tell me how bad Dectes stem borer hurt their soybean yields. Almost without exception, they describe low […]
Dr. Scott Stewart just finished a study involving 60 years of weather data. The results may surprise you. In this podcast, he’ll discuss the data and potential impacts on insect […]
One of the most consistent yield responses I’ve seen in my time at UT is when a foliar insecticide application is made to wheat at this time of year. An […]
The 2020 version of PB 1768, Insect Management Recommendations for Field Crops (and pasture), is now available. The guide has gone through substantial revision this year and closely matches the […]
Tennessee Hemp: New Pesticides Approved – Podcast Jan 15, 2020
In this podcast, Scott Stewart and Heather Kelly discuss the six pesticides recently approved for use in hemp in Tennessee, along with hemp pest control insights from the 2019 growing […]
Even for our latest cotton, given an average frost date of around October 15, this is the last week you can likely justify insecticide applications to cotton. We’ve had a […]
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