Heliothine Trap Counts, July 18, 2024

Heliothine Trap Counts, July 18, 2024 Updated

🕔17:53, 18.Jul 2024

Both bollworm and tobacco budworm moth populations increased this week in most counties, so larval populations should be increasing.

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MS Ag Industry Council – 2024 Row Crop Update

MS Ag Industry Council – 2024 Row Crop Update Updated

🕔15:56, 18.Jul 2024

We welcome you to attend the Row Crop Update at the 2024 Mississippi Agricultural Industry Council Annual Convention. This event is hosted at Perdido Beach Resort in Orange Beach, Alabama on Wednesday, July 24 starting at 8:00am.

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Southwestern Corn Borer Monitoring – Week ending 7/13/2024

Southwestern Corn Borer Monitoring – Week ending 7/13/2024 Updated

🕔07:27, 13.Jul 2024

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Heliothine Trap Counts, July 12, 2024

Heliothine Trap Counts, July 12, 2024 Updated

🕔11:44, 12.Jul 2024

Bollworm pheromone trap counts rose slightly this week compared to the previous week. Tobacco budworm counts were higher in the Delta region, but absent in Northeast MS. Overall, heliothine insect pressure appears to be about average for this time of

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Crisis Exemption for Intrepid 2F for Fall Armyworm in Mississippi Rice

Crisis Exemption for Intrepid 2F for Fall Armyworm in Mississippi Rice Updated

🕔18:08, 11.Jul 2024

Over the last 7 to 10 days, fall armyworm infestations in rice have increased a good bit.  Currently pyrethroids are the only products labeled for fall armyworm management in rice.  Since 2021 the performance of pyrethroids against fall armyworm has

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Southwestern Corn Borer Monitoring – Week ending July 6, 2024

Southwestern Corn Borer Monitoring – Week ending July 6, 2024 Updated

🕔09:32, 6.Jul 2024

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Heliothine Trap Counts, July 3, 2024

Heliothine Trap Counts, July 3, 2024 Updated

🕔08:15, 3.Jul 2024

Bollworm counts were stable to higher this week compared to last week, but much lower than last year at this time. The generation that developed on silking corn should be emerging, so expect bollworm moth counts to rise over the

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Southwestern Corn Borer Monitoring – Week Ending 6/29/2024

Southwestern Corn Borer Monitoring – Week Ending 6/29/2024 Updated

🕔09:37, 29.Jun 2024

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Heliothine Trap Counts, June 26, 2024

Heliothine Trap Counts, June 26, 2024 Updated

🕔12:24, 26.Jun 2024

Bollworm trap catches were stable to slightly lower this week compared to last week. The pressure from bollworms is much lower than last year’s record-breaking pressure. Tobacco budworms were barely present this week in all traps.

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Southwestern Corn Borer Monitoring – Week Ending 6/21/2024

Southwestern Corn Borer Monitoring – Week Ending 6/21/2024 Updated

🕔23:32, 21.Jun 2024

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Heliothine Trap Counts, June 20, 2024

Heliothine Trap Counts, June 20, 2024 Updated

🕔11:31, 20.Jun 2024

Bollworm trap counts were similar to last week overall, which is much lower than last year at this time. Tobacco budworm counts were fairly low this week.

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Identifying Corn Reproductive Stages and Management Implications

Identifying Corn Reproductive Stages and Management Implications Updated

🕔11:35, 15.Jun 2024

Corn progresses through six stages as ears develop through reproductive growth stages. Identification of these stages can help time development, make prudent decisions and anticipate crop response to management practices and environmental conditions.

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Southwestern Corn Borer Monitoring – Week Ending 6/15/2024

Southwestern Corn Borer Monitoring – Week Ending 6/15/2024 Updated

🕔09:43, 15.Jun 2024

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Heliothine Trap Counts, June 12, 2024

Heliothine Trap Counts, June 12, 2024 Updated

🕔15:42, 12.Jun 2024

Bollworm pheromone trap counts were down sharply this week compared to last week in every county, so it appears we are in a lull between generations. Tobacco budworm we higher in the Delta, particularly in Leflore county. Actually only 1

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Southwestern Corn Borer Trapping – Week ending 6/76/24

Southwestern Corn Borer Trapping – Week ending 6/76/24 Updated

🕔09:03, 8.Jun 2024

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Southwestern Corn Borer Trapping Program – Week Ending 5/31/2024

Southwestern Corn Borer Trapping Program – Week Ending 5/31/2024 Updated

🕔12:10, 1.Jun 2024

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Southwestern Corn Borer Monitoring – Week Ending 5/25/2024

Southwestern Corn Borer Monitoring – Week Ending 5/25/2024 Updated

🕔21:49, 27.May 2024

With corn acres rapidly approaching tassel, southwestern corn borer traps are beginning to be deployed across the state. Limited data is available for this week but will become more abundant as the season progresses. 

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Heliothine Trap Counts, May 22, 2024

Heliothine Trap Counts, May 22, 2024 Updated

🕔15:50, 22.May 2024

Below are the trap catches in pheromone traps for corn earworm (bollworm) and tobacco budworm. The numbers reported are the average trap catch in the county for the week. There are 3-4 traps for each species placed in each reported

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How to Determine Corn Vegetative Growth Stages

How to Determine Corn Vegetative Growth Stages Updated

🕔11:55, 17.May 2024

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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Identifying Wheat Growth Stages using the Feekes Scale

Identifying Wheat Growth Stages using the Feekes Scale Updated

🕔08:16, 29.Feb 2024

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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Registration Reminder: 2023 MSU Row Crop Short Course

Registration Reminder: 2023 MSU Row Crop Short Course Updated

🕔14:19, 10.Nov 2023

2023 MSU Row Crop Short Course December 4-6 Cotton Mill Conference Center Starkville, MS   Meeting Registration: Preregistration ends on November 21. Registration after November 21, including at the door during the event, will be $40 per person. The following

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2023 MSU Row Crop Short Course Registration and Hotel Information

2023 MSU Row Crop Short Course Registration and Hotel Information Updated

🕔18:20, 6.Oct 2023

2023 MSU Row Crop Short Course December 4-6 Cotton Mill Conference Center Starkville, MS   Meeting Registration: Preregistration ends on November 21. Registration after November 21, including at the door during the event, will be $40 per person. The following

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Heliothine Trap Counts, September 14, 2023

Heliothine Trap Counts, September 14, 2023 Updated

🕔08:10, 14.Sep 2023

Bollworm moth pheromone trap catches varied depending on the region of the state. While trap catches in all counties in the Northeastern part of the state were down to single digits this week, catches in the Delta region were up

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Heliothine Trap Counts, September 7, 2023

Heliothine Trap Counts, September 7, 2023 Updated

🕔08:36, 7.Sep 2023

Bollworm moth pheromone trap counts dropped some from last week to levels about average for this time of year. While overall insect pressure is not extremely high at this time, the number of fields that are attractive to bollworms are

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Heliothine Trap Counts, August 31, 2023

Heliothine Trap Counts, August 31, 2023 Updated

🕔16:52, 31.Aug 2023

Overall bollworm trap counts dropped slightly this week from last week, but this varied greatly by county with Lowndes county nearly tripling its counts while Sunflower county had less than 25% as many this week compared to last week. Compared

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