Texas High Plains Cotton: Time to Scout for Thrips, Wireworms

🕔May 22, 2019With the cotton planting in full swing and the early-planted crop making its way up, it is time to begin scouting for early-season insect pests. Wireworms are a growing problem […]

Arkansas Cotton, Rice, Soy: Insecticide Seed Treatment Options

🕔Apr 4, 2019Cotton Stalk destruction deadline is April 15!! Driving around the Delta we’ve seen several fields where cotton stalks are still standing. The deadline for stalk destruction is April 15. This […]

Texas Plains Cotton: Heat – Thrips – Stand Issues

🕔Jun 12, 2018General Status Hot and dry environmental conditions are still predominating our world and remain our main obstacle to overcome. Some of us did receive relief last night with the arrival […]

Ohio Soybeans: 4 Seedling Issues – Identifying What Happened

🕔Jun 12, 2018It seemed to take forever this spring, but hopefully all of your soybeans are planted – for the first and only time.  Ohio’s biggest challenge is replanting; it is costly […]

Texas Plains Cotton: Wireworms, Thrips, Drought Stress

🕔Jun 4, 2018Welcome to the 2018 growing season and another round of the Plains Pest Management Newsletter here to serve and update Hale, Swisher, & Floyd County with pest and crop updates […]

Nebraska Corn: Scouting for Insects after Emergence

🕔May 21, 2018As corn begins to emerge, be alert to the potential for damage from early season insects such as cutworms, wireworms, white grubs or wheat stem maggot. Wireworms and white grubs […]

Texas Cotton: Wireworms are Tough Customers

🕔May 11, 2018I have received a few queries regarding wireworms lately. Here is some info to answer some of the common ones. What are wireworms Wireworms are a common cotton pest which […]

Texas Cotton: Wireworms in the High Plains a Threat to Establishment

🕔May 8, 2018After being alerted to some potential heavy wireworm populations in the area by Dr. Pat Porter, District Entomologist, I have been making rounds behind the planter in some of the […]

Indiana: Did the Winter Kill Any Crop Insect Pests?

🕔Apr 27, 2018Purdue experts reported in the April 12 issue of Purdue Pest & Crop newsletter that due to the cold, wet start to April, not much is happening with most crop […]

North Carolina Corn: Time to Control Seedling Insect Pests

🕔Apr 20, 2018Almost no one scouts their corn until it is too late. While insecticide seed treatments work some of the time and for some insects, they can’t eliminate all problems. This […]

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