Oklahoma Soybeans: Managing Pod-Feeding Stinkbugs Sep 25, 2019

🕔Sep 25, 2019As soybeans set seed and fill out, they need protection from pod-feeding stinkbugs. Several species will attack soybean, including the green, southern green and brown stinkbug. Adult stinkbugs are shield-shaped […]

South Carolina: Pee Dee Research Field Day Discusses Soil Health, Pest Management Sep 12, 2019

🕔Sep 12, 2019Healthy soils are important for healthy crops and Clemson University researcher Rongzhong Ye says planting cover crops, especially cereal rye, can help rejuvenate South Carolina soils. Cover crops during the off […]

Texas Plains Pests: Cotton Passed Cut-Out; Mites, Aphids in Corn, Sorghum Sep 10, 2019

🕔Sep 10, 2019General Status The summer scouting season starts to draw to a close without any notable bollworm migration, flights, or cotton infestation to speak of while Banks grass mites and sugarcane […]

Mississippi Soybeans: Watch Those “Green Islands” For Hungry Pests – Podcast Sep 2, 2019

🕔Sep 2, 2019As more early-planted soybeans mature and leave the field, a range of insect pests are moving into late-planted beans. This year, those late beans account for a significant amount of […]

Tennessee: Insect Control – Last Week for Cotton, Not So Much for Soybeans Aug 30, 2019

🕔Aug 30, 2019Even for our latest cotton, given an average frost date of around October 15, this is the last week you can likely justify insecticide applications to cotton. We’ve had a […]

Texas West Plains Cotton: Keep Watching for Aphids Aug 23, 2019

🕔Aug 23, 2019For some, August has brought some rain showers which have helped. While others have received nary a drop. So, this patchwork of wet and dry has made it difficult to […]

Texas West Plains Cotton: Insects Scarce but Keep Scouting Aug 16, 2019

🕔Aug 16, 2019Cotton ranges from 8 nodes above white flower (very late cotton) to O nodes above white flower (blooming out the top). Ideally your cotton would be the latter, because we […]

Arkansas: Major Bollworm Flight Moving Through; Stink Bugs in Rice Aug 9, 2019

🕔Aug 9, 2019Cotton In south Arkansas this past week there has been a huge flight of bollworm moths and these numbers are not being reflected in our moth traps.  We think this […]

Texas West Plains Cotton: Scout Conventional Fields for Bollworms Aug 8, 2019

🕔Aug 8, 2019Area producers need to be scouting conventional cotton for bollworms! This week (August 5-8) the scouts and I have been finding cotton bollworms at or above threshold in conventional cotton. […]

Virginia Cotton: Some Crops Getting Safe, Some Need Protection Aug 7, 2019

🕔Aug 7, 2019After seeing some scouting reports along with personal observations over the last several days I would characterize our overall crop situation as advanced, and scattered insect pressure. Moth traps are […]

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