Georgia Pecans: 5 Tips for Dealing with Snails Jul 27, 2020

🕔Jul 27, 2020
In recent days, we have heard several reports of snails associated with young irrigated pecan trees. They have been seen congregating on tree trunks and on the foliage. Some have […]

Alabama: Unusual Weather Gives Unusual Year for Cotton Insects Jul 1, 2020

🕔Jul 1, 2020
Mild winter weather, cool spring days and a handful of heat-filled scorchers combined to create an interesting situation with cotton insects this spring and summer. Alabama Cooperative Extension System crop […]

Georgia Peanuts: Dealing with Snails Apr 29, 2020

🕔Apr 29, 2020
After several inches of rain last week an interesting observation was made where peanuts were recently planted.  Snails were present in high numbers in this conventionally tilled field. Normally, we […]

Alabama Peanuts: Snails and Slugs – AnyOptions? Aug 6, 2018

🕔Aug 6, 2018
There 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, 2018

🕔Jul 20, 2018
Rains 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 […]

Florida: Snails Have Invaded the Western Panhandle Jul 17, 2017

🕔Jul 17, 2017
Snails have invaded some local areas throughout northern Santa Rosa and Escambia Counties this summer. The snails are tan colored, high and conical, with mature snails about ¾ to 1-inch […]

Kentucky Soybeans: Heavy Outbreak of Slugs, Snails Jul 5, 2017

🕔Jul 5, 2017
Current Situation “I haven’t seen a slug outbreak like this in 40 years of growing soybeans” was a comment of a soybean farmer in Logan County last Friday (June 9, […]

Tennessee: Snails, Threecornered Alfalfa Hoppers, and Plant Bugs… Oh My? Jun 15, 2016

🕔Jun 15, 2016
Farmers are calling with many questions about snails, threecornered alfalfa hoppers, and plant bugs … should you be worried?

Way on Texas Rice: Watch For Rice Sting Bugs Jul 17, 2015

🕔Jul 17, 2015
Temperatures have finally assumed summer normal in SE Texas—and the past week has been dry which is good for flowering rice. As of July 10, about 60% of the Texas […]

Snails Unharmed by Neonics; Pass Toxin onto Beneficial Insects in No-Till Soybeans – DTN Feb 5, 2015

🕔Feb 5, 2015
Crops began to vanish mysteriously a decade ago on Lucas Criswell’s no-till farm in central Pennsylvania. “Things just started to disappear,” the Lewisburg, Pa., farmer recalls. “You’d see a soybean […]

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