South Carolina Cotton: New Thrips Detection Tool Available

🕔Mar 9, 2018South Carolina cotton farmers now have a new tool to use in their fight against thrips. Jeremy Greene, Clemson professor of entomology at the Edisto Research and Education Center, said Clemson […]

North Carolina Soybeans: Treating Stink Bugs in Late Fields

🕔Sep 22, 2017How late should you treat soybeans? Recent research from Maryland and Suffolk, VA, showed that stink bugs can damage soybeans during R6. In the cage studies, where damage was experienced […]

Florida Cotton: New Insect and Mite Control Guide Available

🕔Sep 8, 2017A UF/IFAS EDIS fact sheet is now available entitled “Insect and Mite Integrated Pest Management in Florida Cotton” by Joe Funderburk, Nicole Casuso, Norman Leppla, and Michael Donahue. The guide […]

AgFax Southeast Cotton: Hurricane Irma Puts Early Defoliation On Hold

🕔Sep 8, 2017Hurricane Irma is pushing back the urge to defoliate any cotton that’s ready in the lower Southeast. The consensus is that Irma will affect Florida, portions of Georgia, the Carolinas and […]

Indiana Soybeans: Green Stink Bugs Making an Appearance, What You Should Do

🕔Sep 4, 2017For the last couple of years, we’ve had reports of noticeable populations of green stink bug in Indiana soybean fields. Some suspected damaged seeds were sent to the Purdue Plant and […]

South Carolina Soybeans: Lots of Loopers and Stink Bugs

🕔Sep 1, 2017News from Around the State I collected hundreds of soybean loopers yesterday with Hannah Mikell, county agent in Clarendon County, and Cag Brunson, producer near Summerton, SC (thanks for the […]

North Carolina Soybeans: How Late Should You Treat Insects?

🕔Sep 1, 2017Most of our field crops are transitioning into insect safe stages, except for soybeans. At this point in the season we are primarily worried about protecting double cropped beans. However, […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Increased Insect Densities Reflected in Annual Survey

🕔Aug 29, 2017Thirty-six counties representing the nine crop reporting districts were surveyed at the end of July/beginning of August as part of our annual statewide corn and soybean survey. The surveys were […]

Ohio Soybeans: Watch for These Late Season Insects

🕔Aug 23, 2017As the season winds down, soybean growers need to continue scouting their fields, especially later-planted fields that will remain green well into September. As other fields in the area begin […]

Alabama Cotton, Soybeans: Moth Numbers Still on the Rise, Scouting Fields Important Before Spraying

🕔Aug 11, 2017Cotton bollworm (CBW) moth trap catches increased from the last week of July to the first week of August at the 4 sites available for comparison. However, CBW trap catches […]

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