We are seeing some pretty high numbers of white sugarcane aphids in sorghum. This is a relatively new pest here. Here’s some I was looking at today. They come into […]
A new aphid pest of sorghum has rapidly spread throughout north Florida this summer. Last year the white sugarcane aphid was reported causing damage in Texas, Louisiana, and in the […]
A variety of insects are being treated in soybeans. You name it and somebody this week has mentioned it. Sugarcane aphids continue to spread and further perplex people dealing with […]
The usual suspects are turning up, plus the situation will be complicated by kudzu bugs in beans and white sugarcane aphids where farmers also raise grain sorghum.
White sugarcane aphids – a new grain sorghum pest for the Midsouth – has now been confirmed in Arkansas. The find was made this morning when a group of Extension […]
This pest can be devastating to grain sorghum if populations reach high densities. In fact, some fields have seen 100% yield loss.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved the emergency use of the insecticide Transform on grain sorghum to control white sugarcane aphid, a new pest in the state. The insect […]
Sorghum maturity ranges from boot to soft dough stage. We continue to watch fields for the sugarcane aphid but are also watching for Midge, Stink bugs and headworms. A number […]
LSU AgCenter experts urged farmers who experienced harvest problems caused by the white sugarcane aphid in grain sorghum to report their difficulties to state agriculture officials to help obtain approval […]