Virginia: Spider Mites in Many Crop Fields Jul 24, 2020

🕔Jul 24, 2020
Observations from the field this week indicate that there are spider mite infestations at some level in most, if not all, peanut, cotton, and soybean fields in the drought-stressed Virginia […]

Virginia Cotton: Planning for Insect Buildup Jul 23, 2020

🕔Jul 23, 2020
I’ve been hoping this buildup would wait coincide with the third week of cotton bloom which will occur during first half of August, but corn is looking mature and it […]

Texas High Plains Cotton: Lygus Still a Threat, Be Careful with PGRs – Podcast Jul 23, 2020

🕔Jul 23, 2020
Here’s this week’s Audio Podcast from your High Plains IPM AgriLife Agents recorded on 07/22/2020. Cotton: Lygus still a threat, and some fleahoppers, be careful about PGR applications. Corn: spider […]

Ohio Corn, Soybeans: Abundance of Leafhoppers, Grasshoppers, Beetles Jul 21, 2020

🕔Jul 21, 2020
As the summer progresses we are receiving reports of insect problems often encouraged by hot, dry weather.  Last week we reported on spider mites and especially if you are in an […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Scouting for Spider Mites Jul 20, 2020

🕔Jul 20, 2020
As parts of Iowa enter severe drought on July 14, I encourage you to scout for twospotted spider mites in crops. Twospotted spider mites can increase whenever temperatures are greater […]

Oklahoma Cotton: Bollworm Management Considerations Jul 10, 2020

🕔Jul 10, 2020
As more and more fields enter the bloom stage the Bollworm complex will become the pest that need to be monitored. The general scenario is to find live worms but […]

Texas High Plains IPM: Fleahoppers on the Rise, Irrigation Critical – Podcast Jul 9, 2020

🕔Jul 9, 2020
Fleahopper increasing in cotton, a few lygus, false chinch bug lower, some PGRs going out. Irrigation critical, wheat stubble sucking water out of the ground. A few spider mites in […]

Indiana Soybeans: Good Time to Scout for Spider Mites Jul 9, 2020

🕔Jul 9, 2020
Spider mites often show up when it’s hot and dry outside. Given our current weather (and the promise of more heat to come), it’s a good time to review our […]

Texas Blacklands Cotton: Spider Mites, Bollworm Moth Numbers Rising Jul 7, 2020

🕔Jul 7, 2020
GENERAL Cotton across the area is growing nicely and some of our earliest planted fields are in peak bloom, and the rain early last week was timely. Insect activity has […]

Alabama Cotton: Spider Mites Emerging, What You Should Know Jun 17, 2020

🕔Jun 17, 2020
The two-spotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae, is an occasional economic pest of Alabama cotton. Adult two-spotted spider mites are 0.3 to 0.4 milliliters in size and may be red, yellow, or […]

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