Southwestern Corn Borer – June 24, 2022

Southwestern Corn Borer – June 24, 2022

🕔22:35, 24.Jun 2022

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Heliothine Trap Counts, June 24, 2022

Heliothine Trap Counts, June 24, 2022 Updated

🕔07:00, 24.Jun 2022

For the third consecutive week, bollworm trap catches increased in the MS Delta region, with a very high catch of 1224 caught in one trap in Sunflower Country this week (7-day total). In every county this week’s bollworm catch was

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Heliothine Trap Catches, June 17, 2022

Heliothine Trap Catches, June 17, 2022

🕔14:39, 17.Jun 2022

Bollworm moth catches were up sharply this week in the Mississippi Delta region to numbers well above average for this time of year. While most moths will lay their eggs in pollinating corn which will cause little to no economic

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Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – June 17, 2022

Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – June 17, 2022

🕔13:37, 17.Jun 2022

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Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – June 10, 2022

Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – June 10, 2022

🕔21:44, 10.Jun 2022

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Heliothine Pheromone Trap Catches, June 10, 2022

Heliothine Pheromone Trap Catches, June 10, 2022

🕔14:15, 10.Jun 2022

Catches of bollworm moths in pheromone traps were higher this week than last and were generally higher than average for this time of year. Tobacco budworm catches were also up, but were still a relatively small number. At this time

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High Thrips Populations and Mississippi Cotton

High Thrips Populations and Mississippi Cotton

🕔11:26, 10.Jun 2022

With the development of resistance to seed treatments, foliar thrips applications are becoming increasing common. This year thrips pressure has been extremely high and in some cases multiple applications were warranted. We recommend treating when you find an average of

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Heliothine Pheromone Traps, June 3, 2022

Heliothine Pheromone Traps, June 3, 2022

🕔17:07, 6.Jun 2022

As in previous years, I will post weekly pheromone moth trap catch results here throughout the growing season. This year we have traps in 4 Delta counties and 3 “Hills” counties. Each county has either 3 or 4 traps for

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How to Determine Corn Vegetative Growth Stages

How to Determine Corn Vegetative Growth Stages

🕔09:15, 6.May 2022

Vegetative growth stages of corn are determined by counting the number of fully emerged leaves with leaf collars present. It is important to appreciate this methodology since it is a basis for timing many management practices, including herbicide application, sidedress fertilizer, and others.

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Redbanded Stink Bug Survey 4.8.22

Redbanded Stink Bug Survey 4.8.22

🕔09:48, 11.Apr 2022

RBSB Ditch Bank Survey results from the week of April 8, 2022: Oktibbeha- 0/100 sweeps Winston- 0/100 sweeps Attala- 0/100 sweeps Leake- 1 adult/100 sweeps. Here’s how you can help: When traveling the area you work, simply sweep patches of

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Identifying Wheat Growth Stages using the Feekes Scale

Identifying Wheat Growth Stages using the Feekes Scale

🕔17:34, 28.Feb 2022

The Feekes scale is likely the most commonly used system to describe wheat and other small grain’s growth and development stages. Understanding of wheat plant development is important so that you may better time management inputs to optimize crop response. This article helps you identify specific wheat growth stages.

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County Meeting Schedule – January 2022

County Meeting Schedule – January 2022

🕔11:11, 6.Jan 2022

Mississippi State University Extension will be hosting several county row crop meetings this month. Each meeting will cover issues specific to the region including management topics on agronomics, insects, weeds, diseases, and economics. A meal will be provided at each

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2021 Delta Area Rice Meeting Scheduled for November 17, 2021

2021 Delta Area Rice Meeting Scheduled for November 17, 2021

🕔18:17, 21.Oct 2021

The 2021 Delta Area Rice Meeting will be held at the Bolivar Co. Extension office on Wednesday, November 17th, 2021.

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Stored Rice Insect Management Update

Stored Rice Insect Management Update

🕔10:26, 19.Oct 2021

In general there are a limited number of products labeled for stored grain insect management.  For rice these products include Storicide II (deltamethrin plus chlorpyrifos-methyl, pyrethroid and organophosphate, respectively), Diacon IGR (methoprene, insect growth regulator), diatomaceous earth (Insecto, Protect-It, and

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Heliothine Pheromone Trap Catches, August 27, 2021

Heliothine Pheromone Trap Catches, August 27, 2021

🕔11:58, 27.Aug 2021

Bollworm moth catches dropped slightly at all locations this week while tobacco budworm catches remained low. Because many crops are matured past vulnerable stages, those late crops may see concentrations of worms over the next weeks in spite of overall

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Heliothine Trap Catches, August 19, 2021

Heliothine Trap Catches, August 19, 2021

🕔14:45, 19.Aug 2021

Bollworm moth catches in pheromone traps were steady to higher throughout Mississippi compared to last week. Tobacco budworm catches remained low in all areas.

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2021 Row Crop Short Course

2021 Row Crop Short Course

🕔13:30, 13.Aug 2021

Plans are currently being made to hold the 2021 Row Crop Short Course face to face at The Mill Conference Center in Starkville, MS.  We are closely monitoring the pandemic  as well as local health and safety guidelines and are

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Heliothine Trap Catches, August 12, 2021

Heliothine Trap Catches, August 12, 2021

🕔16:27, 12.Aug 2021

This week’s bollworm pheromone moth trap catches were similar to last week and about average for this time of year. Tobacco budworm catches dropped a little and were below average.

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Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – August 7, 2021

Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – August 7, 2021

🕔08:46, 7.Aug 2021

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Heliothine Pheromone Trap Catches, August 6, 2021

Heliothine Pheromone Trap Catches, August 6, 2021

🕔10:59, 6.Aug 2021

Bollworm pheromone moth trap catches were up slightly in most traps this week compared to last week. Overall, bollworm and tobacco budworm moth catches were about average for this time of year.

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Insect and Disease in Ultra-Late Soybean (Podcast)

Insect and Disease in Ultra-Late Soybean (Podcast)

🕔15:03, 3.Aug 2021

From the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville, Jason, Tom, Don, and Jeff discuss insect and disease management in ultra-late planted soybean.  They talk about the acres replanted following the June flood, disease possibilities, insect targets, and timings for insecticides

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Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 31, 2021

Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 31, 2021

🕔19:31, 30.Jul 2021

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Heliothine Pheromone Trap Catches, July 30, 2021

Heliothine Pheromone Trap Catches, July 30, 2021

🕔15:31, 30.Jul 2021

Pheromone trap catches were similar to last week for both bollworm and tobacco budworm, which is near or below average for this time of year.

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Intrepid 2F Approved for a Crisis Exemption to Control Fall Armyworm on Rice in Mississippi

Intrepid 2F Approved for a Crisis Exemption to Control Fall Armyworm on Rice in Mississippi

🕔14:57, 28.Jul 2021

A crisis Exemption for Intrepid 2F (methoxyfeonzide) has been approved in Mississippi to control fall armyworms in rice.  We had received numerous reports of unacceptable control of fall armyworms with pyrethroids in late June and early July across the state. 

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Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 24, 2021

Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 24, 2021

🕔04:38, 24.Jul 2021

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