Pennsylvania Corn: Caterpillar Damage in Your Ears Sep 23, 2022

    🕔Sep 23, 2022
    When silage harvest is underway, folks scout their fields to assess crop progress. This effort, of course, includes inspecting plants and opening husks, and some people find insects and damage […]

    Indiana: Fall Armyworm Outbreaks Possible In Late-Planted, Fall Crops Aug 27, 2022

    🕔Aug 27, 2022
    In recent weeks, fall armyworm infestations have been decimating some soybean and forage crops in Kentucky. The University of Kentucky Extension Entomologists, recently reported large FAW moth captures. This likely […]

    Texas Plains Cotton: Plenty of Threats to Keep You Scouting Aug 21, 2022

    🕔Aug 21, 2022
    General Status Rains actually occurred again this week and good chances remain for the next few days. There were select areas that received multiple inch rains, particularly in southern Hale, […]

    Texas Plains Cotton: More Abandoned Fields; Keep Eye Out for Fleahoppers, Lygus Jul 24, 2022

    🕔Jul 24, 2022
    General Status We felt that the days of ‘giving the last rites’ to fields that failed to establish or could not keep profit potential up under the extreme weather situations […]

    Mississippi Rice, Soybeans: Alert – Poor Control of Fall Armyworm Jul 1, 2021

    🕔Jul 1, 2021
    We have had numerous calls over the last week or two about poor control of fall armyworm with pyrethroids.  They started in the southern part of the state and have […]

    Texas LRGV: Cotton Mostly Clean, Sorghum Midge Still a Problem Jun 15, 2021

    🕔Jun 15, 2021
    General Situation This week we finally received some sunshine and crops started to dry out and the mosquitos decided to show up. Many growers were getting into what fields they […]

    Texas LRGV Cotton: Limited Thrips, Keep Watch for Aphids Apr 19, 2021

    🕔Apr 19, 2021
    Hot and dry this week, as winds were certainly calmer allowing for many growers to be able to get into their fields and apply herbicides where needed. I saw many […]

    Texas Corn: Researchers Target Pest Resistance for New Study Mar 8, 2021

    🕔Mar 8, 2021
    Two researchers in Texas A&M University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences have received a $499,865 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute for Food and Agriculture to study corn resistance mechanisms against […]

    Texas Researchers Receive Grant to Help Control Fall Armyworm Feb 17, 2021

    🕔Feb 17, 2021
    Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists have declared war on the fall armyworm. Greg Sword, Ph.D., Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Department of Entomology professor, has received $499,000 to determine […]

    Iowa Corn: What Insects Are Active in Fields? Aug 14, 2020

    🕔Aug 14, 2020
    Caterpillars have been extremely active this year, especially in soybean. We suspect that late-season infestations of caterpillars in corn are no exception. These infestations are serious because these caterpillars feed […]


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