Tennessee: 3 Soybean Scout School in July Jun 21, 2022
UT’s Soybean Scout Schools will be held in July. These field-side programs cover the basics of soybean growth, scouting, pest identification, and general management.
I’ve received several phone calls over the past few days about threecornered alfafa hoppers in V-stage beans. Many of the questions are related to the recent cotton injury that was […]
Rice stink bugs have to be present in extremely high numbers to cause economic damage to wheat. There is no sweep net threshold for stink bugs in wheat and once […]
Tennessee Cotton: Thrips Control Considerations May 17, 2022
I’ve received several phone calls over the past few days about thrips in seedling cotton. Thrips pressure is variable by location with some areas reporting treatable numbers and others finding […]
The UT Cotton Scout School is scheduled for the last Friday of the month, May 27th, at the West Tennessee Research and Education Center (605 Airways Blvd, Jackson). There is no fee, […]
Tennessee Cotton: Thrips Predictor Model Apr 27, 2022
The thrips infestation predictor tool uses planting date, precipitation, and temperature to create an estimate of the size of local thrips population and the susceptibility of seedling cotton to infestations […]
Louisiana Soybeans: Applying Harvest Aids Aug 20, 2021
Use of a herbicide as a desiccant in soybean has become popular to potentially improve harvest efficiency in Louisiana. Herbicides such as paraquat, Aim, Sharpen, and sodium chlorate are labeled […]
Louisiana Cotton: Plant Bug Identification, Control Jun 23, 2021
With Louisiana experiencing warm days and adequate moisture, much of the cotton has grown out of the thrips susceptibility stage (1-4 leaf cotton) and is beginning to put on squares. […]
One of the most important decisions producers must make when planting soybeans in Louisiana is planting date. Soybeans have the utility to be planted in early March to late June. […]
Hurricane Laura threatens crops on a wide basis, especially on the western side of the Midsouth.