Nebraska: Buying Seed for 2018 – Which Bt Traits Do You Really Need?

🕔Oct 17, 2017When it comes to buying corn seed, one way to save money is to ensure you are not investing in GMO insect protection traits you do not need for your […]

Florida Cotton: New Insect and Mite Control Guide Available

🕔Sep 8, 2017A UF/IFAS EDIS fact sheet is now available entitled “Insect and Mite Integrated Pest Management in Florida Cotton” by Joe Funderburk, Nicole Casuso, Norman Leppla, and Michael Donahue. The guide […]

Illinois Corn: What Insects Are Out in the Fields Right Now?

🕔Jun 12, 2017Just a quick overview of some insect issues presenting themselves recently. True Armyworm Lots of reports of armyworm being found in wheat and corn. With reports of wheat harvest starting/getting […]

Alabama Forage: True Armyworms Appearing in Ryegrass

🕔May 2, 2017We received a report that some ryegrass in Blount County (Alabama) was infested with armyworms. From the picture sent to us and the time of year, I suspect these are […]

Illinois: Strong Moth Flights Mean Scout Your Fields

🕔May 1, 2017Impressive moth flights have not only kept the Illinois insect monitoring network cooperators busy, but neighboring states are reporting lots of black cutworm and true armyworm moth activity as well. […]

Kentucky Small Grains, Corn: Scout Your Fields for True Armyworms

🕔Apr 26, 2017During the week of April 15 to 21, 2017, there were 301 (Princeton) and 4 (Lexington) captures of true armyworm (Mythimna unipuncta) moths in pheromone-based traps in those locations. For […]

Kentucky Wheat: True Armyworms Active Early

🕔Mar 29, 2017The true armyworm (Mythimna unipuncta) is one of the species of armyworms that feeds on small grains in spring in Kentucky. This species is different from fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda). […]

Nebraska: Which Bt Traits Do you Need?

🕔Mar 27, 2017When it comes to buying corn seed, one way to save money is to ensure that you are not investing in GMO insect protection traits that you do not need […]

Virginia Small Grains: True Armyworm Infestation reported on Eastern Shore

🕔May 30, 2016It’s been many years since we’ve seen a true armyworm infestation in our small grain crop, but one is reported to be ongoing in the barley and wheat fields on […]

Arkansas Rice: Early Planted Fields Showing Good Stand Development

🕔May 9, 2016The windows of progress have been short and sporadic this spring but largely in our favor.  Plant, spray, rain, repeat.  We’ve been fortunate to get nearly 90% of our rice […]

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