Angus and Whitney sit down with Bobby and Jason to talk all things Tarnished Plant Bug including Alternate Hosts and Control Measures. http://extension.msstate.edu/sites/default/files/audio/Angus%207-29-20.mp3
Bollworm Flight is On in South and Central AL We have been monitoring bollworm (corn earworm) moth traps in various locations across the state this summer. Last week (July 10-17) moth counts […]
Texas Cotton: Managing Lygus Bugs Jul 16, 2020
The western tarnished plant bug (Lygus hesperus Knight) is one of several Lygus species that feeds on cotton terminals, squares, and small bolls. Adults are 1/4-inch-long, have a conspicuous triangle […]
Alabama Cotton: Tarnished Plant Bug Alert Jul 8, 2020
Due to abundant rainfall over most of the state in recent weeks, the migration of adult plant bugs from wild host (daisy fleabane) has been slow and extended over several […]
Across the state: Jonathan Croft, county agent in Orangeburg County, reported that he is seeing a few aphids in older cotton. Charles Davis, county agent in Calhoun County, had the […]
Tennessee: Insects Mostly Quiet Jun 26, 2020
It’s been a generally quite week for insect problem but below are some reminders and suggestions.
When cotton blooms, it’s time to switch sampling and thresholds for plant bugs. This previous article covered why you should scout differently in pre-bloom and post-bloom cotton. There is no […]
No major insect problems are occurring on a wide basis, but the phone is ringing more frequently about several issues.
Drake Perrow, consultant in Calhoun County, reported that he observed beet armyworms on pigweeds at noticeable numbers. William Hardee, county agent covering Horry and Marion Counties, reported that “brown and […]
Tennessee Cotton: Managing Early Season Plant Bugs Jun 14, 2019
Good early-season management of tarnished plant bugs relies on a sweep net, monitoring square retention, and making timely insecticide applications as needed. During the first two weeks of squaring, the […]