North Carolina, Virginia Corn: The Threshold for Stink Bugs Is Changing May 28, 2020

    🕔May 28, 2020
    The threshold for stink bugs in corn is changing based on recent research conducted in both North Carolina and Virginia. These studies indicated that, while seedling thresholds were effective, there […]

    Illinois Soybeans: Insects – What To Scout For During Pod Fill Sep 9, 2019

    🕔Sep 9, 2019
    At this point in the season, most of our insect monitoring efforts are focused on soybean. There are several pests that can damage soybean during pod fill, and proper scouting […]

    Stink Bugs Better Watch out for Samurai Wasps – DTN May 4, 2018

    🕔May 4, 2018
    And now for the good news! Stink bugs are almost universally reviled by humans and animals alike (chickens are a notable exception). They are also difficult to control with insecticides. […]

    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 […]

    Arkansas Rice: Heading Looks Good – End is in Sight! Jul 18, 2016

    🕔Jul 18, 2016
    It’s always an exciting time of year as rice starts heading.  Sure we have rice stink bug issues to worry with right now, but the end is in sight. By […]

    Texas Upper Coast IPM: Cotton Bolls Cracking; Milo, Corn Harvest Started Jul 15, 2016

    🕔Jul 15, 2016
    There have been a bunch of combines going this week! From what I have heard so far, most of the milo and corn is looking pretty good. The cotton everywhere […]

    North Carolina: Stink Bugs Looking for Overwintering Sites Sep 22, 2015

    🕔Sep 22, 2015
    It has been a long hot dry summer for Caldwell County. The last day of summer was officially September 23, it is now fall. The weather prediction is a mild […]

    Tennessee Soybean, Sorghum: Managing Pests Before Harvest Sep 3, 2015

    🕔Sep 3, 2015
    Soybean Although stink bug populations remain generally light, there are now some reports of populations exceeding the treatment threshold of 9 per 25 sweeps. Remember you should probably double this […]

    Texas Soybeans: Redbanded Stink Bug Becoming Resistant Aug 24, 2015

    🕔Aug 24, 2015
    Entomologists in Texas got a whiff of a new stink bug doing economic damage to soybeans in Texas and are developing ways to help farmers combat it, according to a […]

    North Carolina Soybeans: Scouting for Pest Problems Aug 12, 2015

    🕔Aug 12, 2015
    One of many important components of growing crops is scouting for pests. Scouting is described as a precise assessment of pest pressure and crop stages in order to evaluate economic […]


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