New Cotton Trait A ‘Game Changer’ For Tarnished Plant Bug, Thrip Control Feb 10, 2023

    🕔Feb 10, 2023
    Cotton growers needing better control of tarnished plant bugs, thrips and other key pests this season have a new tool now available with the biotech trait ThryvOn Technology. The first-of-its-kind, […]

    Unspoken Truths About Pests: Stinkbugs Dec 16, 2022

    🕔Dec 16, 2022
    Stink bugs are best known for their stench when squashed. However, the insect is gaining more notoriety in the Midwest for another reason — their love of soybeans. The insect […]

    Got Citrus Problems? Bugs, Late-Blooming Trees May Be to Blame Dec 2, 2022

    🕔Dec 2, 2022
    Citrus is the most popular kind of fruit grown in Louisiana. This time of year, satsumas and other types of citrus are abundant — and delicious. Several biotic and abiotic […]

    Fire Ant Quarantine Expands to Include Seven New Arkansas Counties Nov 17, 2022

    🕔Nov 17, 2022
    LITTLE ROCK — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has expanded an Imported Fire Ant quarantine in Arkansas to include seven new counties, bringing the quarantined area in the state to […]

    Alabama: 2020 Soybean Insect Losses Dec 16, 2020

    🕔Dec 16, 2020
    Since 2011, Extension entomologists in Alabama have participated in the Soybean Insect Losses Report published annually in the Midsouth Entomologist. These estimates are based on the observations of Extension entomologists […]

    Alabama Cotton Insects: By The Numbers Nov 17, 2020

    🕔Nov 17, 2020
    Acres Planted: 444,948 Fields Planted: 22,000 Average Field Size: Average Field Size by County: Smallest: Randolph – 7.1 acres Largest: Lowndes – 46.0 acres Estimated Percent Yield Loss Statewide to: […]

    Pennsylvania: Preparing Grain Storages for Harvest Sep 18, 2020

    🕔Sep 18, 2020
    As we approach corn grain harvest, we thought it was good to remind folks to properly prepare grain storages. Several species of beetles and moth caterpillars can attack stored grain. […]

    Pennsylvania: Pest Species That Love the Heat Jul 10, 2020

    🕔Jul 10, 2020
    Some pest species of soybeans and corn thrive in hot, dry conditions; scout for damage from potato leafhoppers, grasshoppers, and spider mites in drought-stressed fields as noted by pest control […]

    Iowa: Soybean Gall Midge Larvae Active Jul 10, 2020

    🕔Jul 10, 2020
    Soybean gall midge was confirmed as an economic pest of soybean in 2018. Worldwide, it is only known to occur in five states in the Midwestern US (Figure 1). Research […]

    Alabama: Unusual Weather Gives Unusual Year for Cotton Insects Jul 1, 2020

    🕔Jul 1, 2020
    Mild winter weather, cool spring days and a handful of heat-filled scorchers combined to create an interesting situation with cotton insects this spring and summer. Alabama Cooperative Extension System crop […]


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