Texas: Time to Increase Defense Against Thrips May 27, 2020

🕔May 27, 2020
Cotton planters are rolling across the Texas High Plains. While lot of cotton seed will go into the ground over the next couple of weeks, some of the early planted […]

Iowa: Begin Scouting in Early Season for Better Management Decisions May 20, 2020

🕔May 20, 2020
As crops start to emerge, now is a good time to get out and do early-season scouting to see how things went with planting and to also check for any […]

Nebraska: How to Scout Corn for Insects May 18, 2020

🕔May 18, 2020
As corn begins to emerge, be alert to the potential for damage from early season insects such as cutworms, wireworms, white grubs, or other insects. A key distinction to be […]

Texas West Plains: Grain Sorghum, Peanuts, Cotton – 2 Videos Sep 14, 2018

🕔Sep 14, 2018
Grain Sorghum – You Must Scout! Grain sorghum ranges from just planted for cover to nearing harvest on early planted acres.   Sorghum acres which have not developed a grain head […]

Florida: Scout Fields to Avoid Minor Problems Becoming Major Ones Aug 26, 2016

🕔Aug 26, 2016
If I can give one word of advice, it is to get out into the fields and investigate. Crops in North Florida appear to be deteriorating rapidly in many instances […]

Georgia Cotton – Thomas County: Scouting for Stink Bugs Jul 23, 2016

🕔Jul 23, 2016
We started checking for stink bugs this week. Many cotton fields are in the 3 – 5 week bloom period, which is an important time for stink bug management. So far, […]

Tennessee: UT Soybean Scouting Schools – July 20 and 21 Jul 19, 2016

🕔Jul 19, 2016
Reminder – Soybean Scout Schools will be held in Middle and East Tennessee on July 20 and 21, respectively, at the times and locations below. The programs are supported by the Tennessee […]

Texas Cotton: Thrips Scouting Video Jun 16, 2016

🕔Jun 16, 2016
It is that time of year to be scouting our cotton for thrips.  It has been a rough start to our area cotton and we spent the better part of […]

Flint on Crops: Good Scouting Can Reduce Production Costs Jun 13, 2016

🕔Jun 13, 2016
Growing a crop is very expensive. Current budgets from the Mississippi State University Department of Agricultural Economics show that a grower can expect to spend around $900 per acre in […]

Midwest Corn: Black Cutworm Scouting Time is Now – DTN Apr 28, 2016

🕔Apr 28, 2016
A nighttime vandal is sneaking through Midwestern fields. Black cutworms — nocturnal corn cutting pests — are already being spotted in fields this spring. Growers are being urged to scout […]

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