Oklahoma Wheat, Alfalfa: Army Cutworms Reported in Some Fields Feb 18, 2020

🕔Feb 18, 2020
Several people, including Lanie Hale, Rob Anderson, and Mike Rosen of Wheeler Brothers and Area Extension Agronomist Heath Sanders have reported possible army cutworm activity. These reports are based on […]

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

🕔Sep 25, 2019
As 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 […]

Oklahoma Sorghum: Management Considerations for Sugarcane Aphids Jul 23, 2019

🕔Jul 23, 2019
Sugarcane aphid has arrived in Oklahoma. Dr Norm Elliott, research leader at the USDA ARS lab in Stillwater and crew found it in Harmon, Jackson, Comanche, Kiowa, McClain, Caddo, Grady, […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Bird Cherry-Oat Aphids and Armyworms – Decisions…? Apr 30, 2019

🕔Apr 30, 2019
It’s that time of year! Several wheat pest problems are showing up as the crop progresses. Dr. Bob Hunger has already discussed the current wheat disease situation throughout Oklahoma. I […]

Oklahoma Sorghum: False Chinch Bugs and Headworms Jul 26, 2018

🕔Jul 26, 2018
We have received reports of false chinch bug, chinch bug and sorghum headworms infesting sorghum. We have already discussed chinch bug management here. As sorghum begins to head, make sure […]

Oklahoma Wheat: 6 Disease, Insect Considerations Before Fall Planting Jul 23, 2018

🕔Jul 23, 2018
1. Planting date Much of the winter wheat in Oklahoma is sown with the intent of being used as a dual-purpose crop. In such a system, wheat is grazed by […]

Oklahoma Soybeans: Managing Pod-Feeding Insects Jul 11, 2018

🕔Jul 11, 2018
We have received scattered reports from NE Oklahoma of stink bug activity and foliage and pod-feeding caterpillars in soybean. As soybeans set seed and fill out, they definitely need protection […]

Oklahoma Sorghum: Chinch Bugs Present – What Should You Do? Jun 25, 2018

🕔Jun 25, 2018
Ph.D. student Jessica Lindenmayer reported finding chinch bugs in several of the sorghum fields as she was scouting this week. Historically, chinch bugs tended to build up in wheat, at […]

Oklahoma Cotton, Sorghum: Transform Receives Emergency Use Permits Jun 12, 2018

🕔Jun 12, 2018
The EPA has granted Oklahoma a Section 18 Emergency Use Permit (EUP) for Transform WG to control plant bugs in cotton, and in sorghum, to control sugarcane aphid during the […]

Oklahoma Sorghum: Be Ready for Sugarcane Aphids Apr 30, 2018

🕔Apr 30, 2018
Soil temperatures are finally warm enough to plant sorghum. One pest that continues to be of concern to sorghum growers is the sugarcane aphid. This insect is here to stay, […]

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