Georgia Peanuts: Scout Fields for Lesser Cornstalk Borers, Spider Mites Jul 19, 2019

🕔Jul 19, 2019
As 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, 2019

🕔Jul 17, 2019
In this episode, spider mite management and rainfastness of insecticides are discussed. http://extension.msstate.edu/sites/default/files/audio/7-15-19%20Spider%20Mites%20and%20Rain.mp3

Industrial Hemp: Pest Challenges for Growers Jul 11, 2019

🕔Jul 11, 2019
As 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, 2019

🕔Jul 9, 2019
General 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, 2019

🕔Jul 5, 2019
July 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, 2019

🕔Jun 28, 2019
There 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, 2019

🕔Jun 28, 2019
I 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, 2019

🕔Jun 27, 2019
GENERAL 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, 2019

🕔Jun 25, 2019
Insect 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, 2019

🕔Jun 21, 2019
Soybean 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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