Grain Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids Gain A Huge Head Start In Texas Mar 23, 2017

🕔Mar 23, 2017
My student Alma and I detected sugarcane aphids on commercial sorghum at about the V8 stage down by the river in Hidalgo County. That was on Tuesday, March 21, about 3 […]

Sorghum and the Sugarcane Aphid: 8 Videos on Management Mar 14, 2017

🕔Mar 14, 2017
The United Sorghum Checkoff Program recently released eight videos on sugarcane aphid management for 2017. The video series provides growers with information received from the Sorghum – Sugarcane Aphid Research […]

Sorghum: Commercial Varieties with Built-in Resistance to Sugarcane Aphid – DTN Mar 4, 2017

🕔Mar 4, 2017
American sorghum varieties are surprisingly well equipped to take on the sugarcane aphid, according to a Kansas State researcher.   “It’s very unusual to have such a large number of […]

Texas Sorghum: 9 Short Sugarcane Aphid Management Videos for the High Plains Feb 21, 2017

🕔Feb 21, 2017
We have just posted nine short videos that encompass our 2015 – 2016 research results and experiences as a primer as we enter the 2017 season. Presenters are Katelyn Kesheimer, […]

Texas Blacklands IPM: Transform Emergency Exemption for Sugarcane Aphid Feb 10, 2017

🕔Feb 10, 2017
Sulfoxaflor (Transform WG) has been granted an emergency exemption for use on sorghum to control the sugarcane aphid for 2017. You can read the full details here. There are no […]

Texas West Plains: Wet and Hot Season – Diseases and Regrowth Sep 5, 2016

🕔Sep 5, 2016
August ended as one the wettest in many years. Not a bad thing considering July was one of the hottest in a few years. However, this wet, cloudy and cooler […]

Texas Plains Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphid Confounds and Confuses Aug 12, 2016

🕔Aug 12, 2016
It seems this rascally invasive insect loves to keep us confounded and confused.  In 2014 they discovered late in the growing season we do raise quite a bit of sorghum […]

Texas: Sugarcane Aphid – Consider the Entire Texas High Plains Infested Aug 12, 2016

🕔Aug 12, 2016
In the last few days there have been reports of sugarcane aphids in many new counties on the Texas High Plains, and most of these recent reports are from fields […]

Texas West Plains Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids at Spray Threshold in Hockley County Aug 3, 2016

🕔Aug 3, 2016
On Tuesday, August 2, sugarcane aphids were found in Hockley county just west of Ropesville on flowering to dough stage grain sorghum. This area has a high concentration of grain […]

Kentucky Sorghum: The Finer Points Of Dealing With Sugarcane Aphids Aug 3, 2016

🕔Aug 3, 2016
Sugarcane Aphid Identification The sugarcane aphid (Melanaphis sacchari) is an invasive pest that may rapidly produce population outbreaks and cause heavy yield reductions in grain and sweet sorghum. Sugarcane aphids […]

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