Alabama: Unusual Weather Gives Unusual Year for Cotton Insects Jul 1, 2020

🕔Jul 1, 2020
Mild winter weather, cool spring days and a handful of heat-filled scorchers combined to create an interesting situation with cotton insects this spring and summer. Alabama Cooperative Extension System crop […]

South Carolina Cotton, Soy: Pest Lineup For Mid-May May 14, 2020

🕔May 14, 2020
Cotton and soybeans are popping up all across South Carolina and Clemson University Extension Service specialists say these major crops are susceptible to hungry insect pests. Cotton insect report Charles […]

Tennessee: Insects Are Quiet, Some Plant Bugs in Cotton Jun 28, 2019

🕔Jun 28, 2019
There are no major insect issues occurring on a widespread basis. Calls about plant bugs indicate variable and average infestations in cotton.

Mississippi Cotton: Threecornered Alfalfa Hoppers Damaging Young Crops Jun 14, 2019

🕔Jun 14, 2019
I have had quite a few calls this year about threecornered alfalfa hoppers in cotton. There have been a few treatments on limited acres to date. In the past damage […]

South Carolina Cotton: Still Making Thrips Decisions Jun 7, 2019

🕔Jun 7, 2019
Drake Perrow, consultant in Calhoun County, reported on Wednesday that he observed spider mites on pinhead square cotton that had 4 pounds of aldicarb per acre applied at planting and […]

Alabama Peanuts: Insects Slowly Building, Keep Scouting Jul 20, 2018

🕔Jul 20, 2018
Rains have continued for the most part in Alabama with almost none of the key peanut production areas marked as drought on the US Drought Monitor website. This is good […]

Tennessee Soybeans: Keep Watch for Threecornered Alfalfa Hoppers Jun 14, 2017

🕔Jun 14, 2017
Although not a major pest, the threecornered alfalfa hopper causes occasional damage by girdling the main stems of seedling plants. They will feed around the perimeter of the stem with […]

Tennessee: General Thoughts on Early Season Pests in Corn, Cotton, and Soybeans May 17, 2017

🕔May 17, 2017
With a lot of our crops now planted, University of Tennessee Extension Specialist Scott Stewart has provided a few reminders and pictures about early season pest problems that are sometimes […]

Tennessee Soybeans: Scout Young Fields for Threecornered Alfalfa Hoppers Jun 13, 2016

🕔Jun 13, 2016
Soybean fields should be scouted for threecornered alfalfa hoppers from emergence until plants are about 10-inches tall.

Alabama Peanuts: Moth Traps on Rise, Keep Watch for Caterpillars Aug 3, 2015

🕔Aug 3, 2015
We have detected a sudden increase in the activity of corn earworm (see map below), fall armyworm, and soybean looper moths in central and southeastern parts of Alabama. Although we have […]

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