Kentucky Sweet Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphid Numbers Low, Keep Monitoring

🕔Sep 19, 2018This season, sugarcane aphid was first spotted close to the same time as last year. Generally, populations were slow to build, but this year a number of growers were prepared […]

North Carolina Sweet Sorghum: Sivanto Prime Receives Section 18 for Sugarcane Aphids

🕔Jul 26, 2018As in 2016 and 2017, Sivanto Prime for control of sugarcane aphid on sweet sorghum has been approved for use in North Carolina during 2018. The label describing the specific […]

Kentucky Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids Found in Woodford County

🕔Jul 25, 2018Last week, the first sugarcane aphids (SCA) of the year for Kentucky were found in Woodford County on sweet sorghum.  While only 5% of the leaves in the field were […]

Tennessee Sweet Sorghum: Section 18 Approved for Sivanto

🕔Jun 14, 2018The EPA has approved Tennessee’s Section 18 request for Sivanto (a.k.a. Sivanto prime) in sweet sorghum for control of sugarcane aphid. This product is already fully labeled on grain sorghum, […]

Kentucky Sweet Sorghum: Sivanto Prime Available for Sugarcane Aphids in 2018

🕔May 16, 2018The Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) just announced that Kentucky will again have Sivanto Prime available for use on sweet sorghum to fight sugarcane aphid. This is good news as […]

Nebraska: Researchers Explore Sweet Sorghum Ethanol in Dryland Production

🕔Jan 29, 2018A team at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is exploring sweet sorghum ethanol as a future income source for dryland agriculture in western Nebraska. Sweet sorghum is a cultivar of sorghum […]

Biofuels: New Feedstock Could Fly Airlines Thousands of Miles

🕔Sep 11, 2017A Boeing 747 burns one gallon of jet fuel each second. A recent analysis from researchers at the University of Illinois estimate that this aircraft could fly for 10 hours […]

Louisiana: Research Grant Awarded to Cover Crops in Energy Cane Study

🕔Sep 1, 2017A team of LSU AgCenter researchers has received a four-year, $387,000 grant to evaluate the feedstock potential of energy cane and sweet sorghum with winter cover crops. Closely related to […]

Alabama Sweet Sorghum: EPA Approves Section 18 for Sivanto Prime

🕔Jun 21, 2017On June 12, the EPA granted an exemption for the use of  flupyradifurone (Sivanto Prime) insecticide for use on Alabama sweet sorghum for the 2017 growing season, under the provisions of […]

North Carolina Sweet Sorghum: Section 18 Crisis Exemption Approved for Sivanto Prime

🕔Jun 21, 2017As in 2016, Sivanto Prime for control of sugarcane aphid on sweet sorghum has been approved for use in North Carolina during 2017. The label describing the specific use requirements […]

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