Tennessee: Insect Control – Last Week for Cotton, Not So Much for Soybeans

🕔Aug 30, 2019Even 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 […]

Arkansas: Barry’s Wet, Windy Saunter Brings Additional Worries

🕔Jul 16, 2019The slow-rolling bête noir that was Barry was best summed up in a tweet by Stephen Hoskyn, who farms near Stuttgart: “Tropical Storm Barry is like that friend that comes […]

Virginia Soybeans: When You Can Safely Stop Spraying?

🕔Sep 10, 2018Soybean loopers have reared their ugly heads across southeastern and coastal Virginia this week. With many of us busy hauling corn, it is reasonable to ask  – when can we […]

North Carolina: Soybean Looper Thresholds, Insecticide Recommendations

🕔Aug 31, 2018Soybean loopers have already shown up in coastal counties in higher numbers than usual. As this generation cycles through, we are seeing the next generation showing up in full force […]

Alabama: Soybean Loopers on the Rise in Late-Planted Fields

🕔Aug 28, 2018August 26, 2018: So far numbers of acres treated for soybean loopers (SBL’s) are less than normal in Alabama but the recent statewide increase in SBL moth trap catch numbers and […]

Mississippi: Soybean Looper Management – Podcast

🕔Aug 17, 2018Dr. Bobby Golden, Extension rice and soil fertility agronomist, hosts MSU entomologists Dr. Angus Catchot, Dr. Don Cook and Dr. Jeff Gore to talk about soybean looper management.

Tennessee Cotton, Soybeans: Insect Issues to Look For

🕔Jul 26, 2018Insect pests are irritatingly unpredictable about when, where and how bad infestations will be. But there are patterns that repeat themselves annually.

Alabama Peanuts: Moth Activity Rising, Scout for Caterpillars

🕔Jun 28, 2018It is time to scout peanuts again and prevent insect outbreaks with timely intervention! Excessive rain in May slowed moth activity, but we have detected a sudden increase in pest […]

Alabama: Crop Insect Pests Will Live On After Cold Weather

🕔Jan 30, 2018Like most pests plaguing the home, many crop insect pests will survive the frigid winter weather. Dr. Ron Smith, an Alabama Cooperative Extension System entomologist, said Alabama has experienced cold winters down […]

Louisiana: Cold Weather Reduced Some Pests; Others Unaffected

🕔Jan 25, 2018Many crop pests did not survive the record cold temperatures seen in Louisiana in mid-January, which is good news for farmers who are preparing for the upcoming growing season. The […]

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