Insect Trap Counts, June 2, 2011

Insect Trap Counts, June 2, 2011

🕔16:04, 3.Jun 2011

Corn earworm (bollworm) pheromone trap counts were higher this week, so larvae should be expected in vulnerable crops shortly. Tobacco budworm counts were also higher except in the Delta where none were caught this week. Southwestern corn borer counts are

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Some Poultry Litter Can Be Moved in Mississippi

🕔10:03, 3.Jun 2011

Litter can be hauled in Mississippi: with permits only! However in Wayne, Jones, Jasper, Perry, and Forrest counties, it may only be hauled from place to place within the county. Litter may be moved out from other production counties. Permits

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With Dry Weather Watch for False Chinch Bug Outbreaks

With Dry Weather Watch for False Chinch Bug Outbreaks

🕔17:09, 2.Jun 2011

False chinch bugs can be a major problem in cotton and soybean when they reach outbreak levels.  Every few years in MS we see some fields with extremely high numbers.  They are commonly found in dry years and seem to

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County Maps of Herbicide Resistance in Palmer Amaranth from Mississippi

County Maps of Herbicide Resistance in Palmer Amaranth from Mississippi

🕔13:03, 2.Jun 2011

In an effort to aid Mississippi producers in their decision making process a statewide survey was conducted to determine where glyphosate and/or ALS-resistant Palmer amaranth was present in the state.

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Scout for Stink Bugs in Corn During Ear Shoot Development

Scout for Stink Bugs in Corn During Ear Shoot Development

🕔11:54, 2.Jun 2011

While we have quite a few corn fields beginning to tassel, many more are have a little ways to go.  There is a period of about 10-14 days when ears shoots become visible or begin to bulge on the side

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Threecornered Alfalfa Hoppers Heavy in Some MS Cotton and Soybean Fields

Threecornered Alfalfa Hoppers Heavy in Some MS Cotton and Soybean Fields

🕔11:23, 2.Jun 2011

Based on calls I have received over the last week and what I am seeing in my own research plots, this is shaping up to be a big year for threecornered alfalfa hoppers

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