North Carolina: Cinara Aphid – Early Christmas Visitors Nov 27, 2020

    🕔Nov 27, 2020
    Apparently COVID isn’t stopping some insects from traveling and visiting us for the holidays. We’re starting to receive pictures from people finding small dark-colored “bugs” in their homes. At this […]

    Texas Blacklands: Planting Delays; Wheat Coming Along Apr 29, 2019

    🕔Apr 29, 2019
    April rains have kept cotton planting to a minimum, stopping side dressing of corn, and limiting the number of corn acres that could receive a herbicide application. At this point […]

    Texas LRGV : Cotton in All Stages; Sugarcane Aphid in Sorghum Apr 26, 2019

    🕔Apr 26, 2019
    This was the first week in a long while that it wasn’t so windy. Crops are doing good as we have currently been in the high 80s to low 90s […]

    Oklahoma Cotton: Look Out for Aphids Sticky Cotton Aug 23, 2018

    🕔Aug 23, 2018
    The past two weeks saw record rainfall for August in SOME parts of the state, however the drought persist in others. Hopefully the falls rains will be more generous and […]

    Oklahoma and Texas Wheat Disease Update Apr 6, 2018

    🕔Apr 6, 2018
    Powdery mildew (Figure 1) is showing up on lower leaves in fields and trials around Stillwater, and I have also had reports of powdery mildew on lower leaves from Extension […]

    Texas Blacklands IPM: Plenty of Rain and More to Come Apr 13, 2017

    🕔Apr 13, 2017
    Rain hit hard earlier this week and drenched the county once again.Wheat is in grain fill to soft dough. Corn is growing well but may be experiencing some nitrogen deficiencies […]

    Army Cutworms Already Hitting Wheat and Canola – DTN Mar 17, 2017

    🕔Mar 17, 2017
    Farmers aren’t the only ones waiting to see how wheat comes out of dormancy this year. Army cutworms may also be lurking just beneath the surface, ready to eat newly […]

    Sorghum: Commercial Varieties with Built-in Resistance to Sugarcane Aphid – DTN Mar 4, 2017

    🕔Mar 4, 2017
    American sorghum varieties are surprisingly well equipped to take on the sugarcane aphid, according to a Kansas State researcher.   “It’s very unusual to have such a large number of […]

    Soybean Aphid: Does This Pest Reduce Your Yield or Just Your Bank Account? Jul 19, 2016

    🕔Jul 19, 2016
    Before soybean aphid was identified as a pest of soybean in the U.S. in 2000, insecticide applications to northern soybean crops were rare, targeting sporadic insect and mite outbreaks. Although […]

    Texas Cotton: Aphid on the Prowl; Be on Watch Fleahoppers May 9, 2016

    🕔May 9, 2016
    Much of the Coastal Bend and Wintergarden cotton is out of danger for thrips injury. It has been a quiet year for thrips and may give credence that cotton insecticide […]


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