Kudzu bugs have started moving into soybeans in parts of Georgia, something that began earlier in portions of the Midsouth. Nothing has hit treatment level, based on this week’s reports. […]
Blast was reported earlier in Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas and last week in Mississippi. So far, its range has been limited. Intense heat over the last couple of weeks has likely […]
Cotton picking has started in at least one area in Louisiana. Cotton defoliation applications are being made on a somewhat wider basis in early fields. Some treatments have gone out […]
Soybean loopers have increased sharply in some areas but declined in others. Diseases are reducing populations in places. Some looper treatment failures are being reported in one part of North […]
Texas growers have made at least some headway in rice harvest. In south Louisiana, rains continue to delay cutting on a wide basis.
Stink bugs are building on a wider basis in soybeans. Bollworms, fall armyworms and a host of other caterpillar pests are being treated to varying degrees. In the Midsouth, some […]
Heavy bollworm pressure has developed on a wider basis in parts of the Midsouth. Not everybody is dealing with them, but in some locations the infestations are extreme.
Plant bug application continue, and the treatment pace has picked up in the upper Midsouth. Aphids have crashed in some Louisiana fields, but no widespread epizootic trend has taken hold […]
More rice is being drained in south Louisiana and parts of coastal Texas. In Texas, severe neck blast developed on about 250 acres of the long-grain variety Presidio.
Southern corn rust has become pronounced enough in North Carolina that Extension personnel recommended Thursday that growers apply an appropriate fungicide on all susceptible hybrids. Connect to the advisory in […]