Tennessee: 6 Pest Issues to Be on Lookout For

🕔May 15, 2019Well it’s a start anyhow. Most folks are dodging weather trying to get seed in the ground. With limited crops emerged, it is not too surprising that I’ve not been […]

Alabama Peanuts: Snails and Slugs – AnyOptions?

🕔Aug 6, 2018There have been many producer complaints about snail and slug issues in row crops. Snails and slugs can cause direct crop damage and contamination in severe cases. Snails produce an […]

Alabama Peanuts: Insects Slowly Building, Keep Scouting

🕔Jul 20, 2018Rains have continued for the most part in Alabama with almost none of the key peanut production areas marked as drought on the US Drought Monitor website. This is good […]

Ohio Soybeans: 4 Seedling Issues – Identifying What Happened

🕔Jun 12, 2018It seemed to take forever this spring, but hopefully all of your soybeans are planted – for the first and only time.  Ohio’s biggest challenge is replanting; it is costly […]

Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Pests Quiet, but Stay Vigilant

🕔Jun 1, 2018This time of year, when corn and soybeans are young and vulnerable, insect pest and slug populations can do their worst damage. Last season at this time, slug populations were […]

Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Black Cutworm Moths, Slugs Becoming Active

🕔May 11, 2018Now that Spring has arrived in earnest, various pest species are active and they should be kept in mind. These pests include alfalfa weevil, timothy mites, cereal leaf beetle, black […]

Kentucky Wheat: Slugs – A Management Challenge for Farmers and Researchers

🕔May 2, 2018Key Features of Slugs Slugs are mollusks and do not have legs.  In order to travel, they secrete a mucus from a gland located at the anterior part of their […]

Tennessee: Shaping Up to Be a Slug Year? – Video

🕔Apr 27, 2018According to Dr. Scott Stewart, the cool, wet spring could lead to increased slug damage in Mid-South crops. Watch his update on slug research, including sampling and control options.

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: 5 Tips for Slug Management

🕔Apr 20, 2018Slugs can be a difficult pest to manage when conditions are favorable for them, which has been the case often (particularly in southern Illinois) over the last couple of years. […]

Tennessee: Will This Be Another Slug Year?

🕔Apr 17, 2018I’ve already been getting comments about people seeing slugs in their fields, and the cool and wet weather isn’t helping. Of course, slugs like it wet, and slow seedling growth […]

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