Illinois Soybeans: Insects – What To Scout For During Pod Fill

🕔Sep 9, 2019At this point in the season, most of our insect monitoring efforts are focused on soybean. There are several pests that can damage soybean during pod fill, and proper scouting […]

Texas Plains Pests: Hot, Dry Conditions Keeping Activity Limited

🕔Aug 27, 2019General Status Not much has changed again this week. We are still in a prolonged extremely hot and dry pattern. We have had a few below triple digit days due […]

Georgia Peanuts: Avoid Flaring Spider Mites When Treating for Caterpillars

🕔Aug 26, 2019It came as no surprise on Monday morning when the phone starting ringing with questions about foliage feeding caterpillars, lesser cornstalk borers and two spotted spider mites in peanut fields. […]

Texas Plains Pests: Migratory Bollworms Remain an Uncertainty

🕔Aug 20, 2019General Status Very little has changed over the past week in weather or pest status with crops, mites, and aphids only getting ‘hotter.’ A change in the weather during crunch […]

Texas Plains Pests: Cotton Quiet; Sugarcane Aphids, Banks Grass Mite Active in Grains

🕔Aug 12, 2019This week has been both very quiet and manic at the same time. Not much has developed on the pest side for cotton this week, while sugarcane aphids and Banks […]

Chlorpyrifos: EPA Decision Appealed by Environmental Groups – DTN

🕔Aug 9, 2019EPA decided in July not to ban the insecticide chlorpyrifos, and now, environmental groups have petitioned the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Seattle to review that […]

Texas Plains Cotton: Pests Mostly Quiet, False Chinch Bugs on the Rise

🕔Aug 7, 2019Despite some cooler days, we have had enough hot weather and time without rainfall to give us some clues as to our early damaged and cold shocked crops and whether […]

Alabama Cotton: Insect Management Considerations for the Remainder of 2019

🕔Jul 29, 2019In most seasons, we would be entering the home stretch for cotton insect control by early August. While this may be true for fields planted on time in 2019, it […]

Alabama Cotton: Insect Control for the Rest of 2019

🕔Jul 24, 2019In most seasons, we would be entering the home stretch for cotton insect control by early August. While this may be true for fields planted on time in 2019, it […]

Chlorpyrifos: EPA Says No to Ban – DTN

🕔Jul 22, 2019The EPA will not ban the insecticide chlorpyrifos, the agency ruled on Thursday, in response to a court order handed down in April. An EPA spokesperson, however, told DTN on […]

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