Iowa: How Have Insects Fared Fluctuating Temperatures? Apr 23, 2020

    🕔Apr 23, 2020
    The weather this year has been quite variable – several warm days followed by a cold, snowy week in April is just one example of the dramatic changes we’ve experienced […]

    Mississippi: Cottonseed Treatments and Insect Predictions – Podcast Apr 30, 2019

    🕔Apr 30, 2019
    Dr. Angus Catchot, entomologist with the Mississippi State University Extension Sevice and Dr. Jeff Gore, Research and Extension entomologist at the Delta Research and Extension Center in Stoneville, are joined […]

    Cotton: Old World Bollworm and Corn Earworm Hybridizing in Brazil May 11, 2018

    🕔May 11, 2018
    Australian scientists have confirmed hybridization of two of the world’s major pest species into what they say could be a new mega-pest. The 2 pests are: Helicoverpa armigera, referred to […]

    North Carolina Corn: Time to Control Seedling Insect Pests Apr 20, 2018

    🕔Apr 20, 2018
    Almost 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 […]

    Alabama: Crop Insect Pests Will Live On After Cold Weather Jan 30, 2018

    🕔Jan 30, 2018
    Like most pests plaguing the home, many crop insect pests will survive the frigid winter weather. Dr. Ron Smith, an Alabama Cooperative Extension System entomologist, said Alabama has experienced cold winters down […]

    Minnesota: Insect Management Workshop, Lamberton, Feb. 28 Feb 14, 2017

    🕔Feb 14, 2017
    Corn and soybean growers, and those who advise them, often have insect management questions for which the correct answer is, “It depends.” Insecticide resistant populations increase the difficulty of soybean […]

    Exploiting Male Killing Bacteria to Control Insects May 5, 2016

    🕔May 5, 2016
    A team of scientists have discovered a key mechanism that drives a bacteria that kills male insects, a development that could potentially be exploited to control insect pest species in […]

    Nebraska Corn: Scout for Insects, Don’t Assume Protection May 3, 2016

    🕔May 3, 2016
    As corn begins to emerge, be alert to the potential for damage from early season insects such as cutworms, wireworms, or white grubs. Wireworms and white grubs are most often […]

    Texas Panhandle Scout School, Amarillo, April 5 Mar 24, 2016

    🕔Mar 24, 2016
    The Texas Panhandle Scout School, hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, will be held April 5 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 6500 Amarillo Blvd. […]

    Kentucky Alfalfa: How Can a Mild Winter Affect Insects? Jan 13, 2016

    🕔Jan 13, 2016
    Winter temperatures have a significant impact on insect survival and can greatly affect pest activity for the upcoming growing season. Above-normal temperatures can result in earlier appearance, greater numbers, and […]


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