Georgia Peanuts: Scout Fields for Lesser Cornstalk Borers, Spider Mites

🕔Jul 19, 2019As I drive across the state I see areas that have obviously received decent rainfall over the past month. On the other hand, there has been no measurable rain at […]

Mississippi Cotton: Spider Mite Management, Rainfastness of Insecticides – Podcast

🕔Jul 17, 2019In this episode, spider mite management and rainfastness of insecticides are discussed.

Industrial Hemp: Pest Challenges for Growers

🕔Jul 11, 2019As the growing season progresses, I am getting more questions about insects feeding on hemp. Contrary to literature published in the early 1900s, hemp does have insect and mite enemies, […]

Texas Plains IPM: Cotton – Fleahoppers Biggest Concern; Pests Rising in Corn, Sorghum

🕔Jul 9, 2019General Status For the first week since the start of planting season, we did not have a damaging weather event. It was not too cold, too windy, or too wet […]

Alabama Cotton: Expect a Challenging Month for Insect Pests

🕔Jul 5, 2019July may be a challenging month for insect control in Alabama cotton. Multiple pests will likely have to be dealt with.  These include plant bugs, aphids, spider mites, stink bugs […]

Tennessee: Insects Are Quiet, Some Plant Bugs in Cotton

🕔Jun 28, 2019There are no major insect issues occurring on a widespread basis. Calls about plant bugs indicate variable and average infestations in cotton.

South Carolina Cotton: First, Let’s Talk About Aphids

🕔Jun 28, 2019I am certainly getting plenty of calls about aphids, spider mites and plant bugs. Most folks are not seeing plant bugs at threshold levels but many are asking about aphids […]

Texas Blacklands IPM: Fleahoppers in Cotton; Rootworm Beetles, Spider Mites in Corn

🕔Jun 27, 2019GENERAL A heat wave moved in during the latter part of last week, but thanks to our wet spring crops across the area have withstood the temperature stress. Most of […]

Alabama Cotton: Plant Bugs Demand Attention — Now

🕔Jun 25, 2019Insect wise, we still have plants with heavy thrips damage that may be as mature as the 9th node. However, these plants are growing and I would suggest we focus […]

Arkansas: Keep an Eye Open for These Insect Pests

🕔Jun 21, 2019Soybean A few people have called this past week about finding 4 or 5 small corn earworms per 25 sweeps in blooming soybeans. In this situation the corn earworm virus […]

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