Alabama Cotton: Heavy Plant Bug Pressure

🕔Jun 19, 2019The season’s early onset of drought-like conditions has several insects on the move early. Plant bugs and stink bugs are moving from their wild host plants into cotton earlier than […]

North Carolina Corn: Scout Before Spraying Stink Bugs

🕔Jun 4, 2019Corn is susceptible to damage at three stages (roughly): V1 to V6, V14 to VT, and R1 to R4. Note that corn cannot be damaged by stink bugs from V7 […]

Texas LRGV IPM: More Fleahoppers in Cotton; Sugarcane Aphids Take Off in Sorghum

🕔May 17, 2019General Situation Hot and muggy this week as the LRGV received some rain on Monday and Tuesday and a little on Wednesday. Harlingen, Raymondville and Weslaco areas received anywhere from […]

Kentucky Corn: Stink Bugs Damaging Seedlings

🕔May 15, 2019Seedling corn presenting feeding injures caused by stink bug have been observed in commercial and research plots in western Kentucky. In a small replicate corn field test where seedlings were […]

Mississippi Corn: Bifenthrin Alternatives for Brown Stink Bugs?

🕔May 10, 2019Brown stink bugs have been treated on a fair number of acres of corn in the Delta this year. With the loss of Methyl, there are not a lot of […]

Mississippi Corn: Brown Stink Bugs in Seedling Crops

🕔Apr 30, 2019Over the last couple days we have begin to receive a few calls about brown stink bugs in seedling corn in the Delta region of the state. Stink bugs attack […]

Texas Blacklands: Corn Planting Finished; Watch for Wheat Rust, Stink Bugs

🕔Apr 15, 2019GENERAL Wheat is starting to head out with some hard-red wheat fields starting to flower. The soft red wheat fields in the scouting program are in the boot stage with […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: How Will Cold Temps Affect Pests, Pathogens?

🕔Feb 11, 2019Many in the Illinois agricultural community are wondering what effects the recent extreme cold might have on pests and pathogens. While it would be nice if the cold temperatures we are experiencing could […]

Indiana Soybeans: Discolored, Shriveled Seeds – Who Done It?

🕔Sep 24, 2018Combines are rolling and wagons of grain are heading for dryers and storage. Already, questions have been received about soybean seed observed to be shrunken and/or discolored. Too, we typically […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Biggest Pest Problem in 2018

🕔Sep 18, 2018As field and research season winds down, we’re able to finish collecting and summarizing data. One of our biggest summer projects is the annual corn and soybean survey. While some […]

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