Minnesota: True Armyworm Spottings Jul 1, 2020

🕔Jul 1, 2020
Reports of true armyworm infestations continue to come in (Figure 1). At this time the infestation is not as widespread as in 2018. Most reports have been in wheat, pasture […]

Michigan Wheat: 1st True Armyworm Outbreak Since 2010 Jun 26, 2020

🕔Jun 26, 2020
Some wheat growers in southern Michigan counties have experienced their first true armyworm outbreak since 2010. In the past few days, we have been contacted by several farmers in many […]

Louisiana: True Armyworms in Field Crops and Pastures Apr 7, 2020

🕔Apr 7, 2020
In the past two weeks, instances of true armyworms (TAW) in wheat, corn and pastures have increased across the state.

Texas Blacklands Wheat: Wet Conditions Favorable for Diseases Mar 31, 2020

🕔Mar 31, 2020
GENERAL Weather conditions across the area have remained wet over the last two weeks, creating a favorable environment for stripe rust, powdery mildew, and other fungal diseases like tan spot […]

Michigan: How Will Wet Spring Impact Insect Pests? Jun 20, 2019

🕔Jun 20, 2019
I have been getting many questions (and theories) about the how the wet spring will impact insects. My thoughts are below, divided by insect. First, a plug for the upcoming […]

Tennessee: 6 Pest Issues to Be on Lookout For May 15, 2019

🕔May 15, 2019
Well it’s a start anyhow. Most folks are dodging weather trying to get seed in the ground. With limited crops emerged, it is not too surprising that I’ve not been […]

North Carolina Wheat: True Armyworms in Northeastern Fields – Time to Scout May 15, 2019

🕔May 15, 2019
Like 2018, true armyworm has been spotted in northeastern North Carolina wheat over the past two weeks. This infestation does not appear to be as widespread as last year, but […]

Tennessee Wheat: A Reminder About Armyworms May 3, 2019

🕔May 3, 2019
There have been a couple of reports of armyworms in wheat. Nothing crazy but much of the wheat is still in the milk stage and would be susceptible to excessive […]

Iowa: Aid Sought in Trapping, Monitoring Migratory Pests Feb 25, 2019

🕔Feb 25, 2019
The IPM team at Iowa State University has been monitoring for field crop pests for a long time. The target pests have changed over the years, but the goal always remains the […]

Texas Plains Pests: Increasing or Crashing, Depending on Crop Moisture Aug 20, 2018

🕔Aug 20, 2018
General Status Rain showers crisscrossed the region again in the past seven days bringing much needed moisture but unfortunately for several hotspots it came with severe and damaging weather too. […]

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