County Meeting Schedule – February 2020

County Meeting Schedule – February 2020

🕔21:55, 30.Jan 2020

Mississippi State University Extension will be hosting several more county row crop meetings during February of 2020. Each meeting will cover issues specific to the region including management topics on agronomics, insects, weeds, diseases, and economics. A meal will be

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Upcoming County Meetings – January 22-23, 2020

Upcoming County Meetings – January 22-23, 2020

🕔10:25, 17.Jan 2020

Mississippi State University Extension will be hosting several county row crop meetings in January and February of 2020. Each meeting will cover issues specific to the region including management topics on agronomics, insects, weeds, diseases, and economics. A meal will

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2020 Insect Control Guide for Agronomic Crops

2020 Insect Control Guide for Agronomic Crops

🕔08:27, 17.Jan 2020

The 2020 Insect Control Guide for Agronomic Crops is now available. Click the following link for the online version 2020 Insect Control Guide or contact your local extension office for hard copies.

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MACA 47th Annual Conference Feb 4-5, 2020

MACA 47th Annual Conference Feb 4-5, 2020

🕔08:18, 17.Jan 2020

MACA 47th Annual Conference – February 4-5, 2020 – Bost Extension Center on MSU campus The 47th Annual Conference of the Mississippi Agricultural Consultants Association will take place February 4-5, 2019 at the Bost Extension Center, 190 Bost Extension Drive,

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Heliothine Trap Catches, September 6, 2019

Heliothine Trap Catches, September 6, 2019

🕔17:46, 6.Sep 2019

Bollworm moth catches were lower in the Delta but higher in the Northeastern Hill region of the state this week compared to last week. Tobacco budworm catches were lower than last week’s peak, but still higher than during most of

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Podcast: Soybean Insect Update: Soybean Loopers and Stink Bugs

Podcast: Soybean Insect Update: Soybean Loopers and Stink Bugs

🕔16:22, 30.Aug 2019

Click icon below to hear MSU Entomologist discuss soybean loopers and stink bugs in MS soybeans.  

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Heliothine Trap Counts, August 30, 2019

Heliothine Trap Counts, August 30, 2019

🕔10:58, 30.Aug 2019

Pheromone trap catches of tobacco budworm in Lowndes and Noxubee counties were the highest they have been all year and they were high in most traps in these counties, so it appears to have been a widespread flight. However, tobacco

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Heliothine Trap Catches, August 23, 2019

Heliothine Trap Catches, August 23, 2019

🕔08:55, 27.Aug 2019

Bollworm pheromone trap catches were down this week compared to last week. They were also low compared to long-term averages for this time of year.

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Heliothine Trap Counts, August 16, 2019

Heliothine Trap Counts, August 16, 2019

🕔10:17, 19.Aug 2019

Bollworm moth trap catches rose slightly in the Delta region this week and didn’t change in the Northeastern Hills region. Catches were about average for this time of year. Tobacco budworm catches remained low throughout the state.

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Podcast: Cotton and Soybean Insect Update 8/13/19

Podcast: Cotton and Soybean Insect Update 8/13/19

🕔07:39, 16.Aug 2019

Entomologist discuss insect pest situation in cotton and soybeans for the week of August 12, 2019 Click the icon to listen.

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Heliothine Trap Counts, August 9, 2019

Heliothine Trap Counts, August 9, 2019

🕔09:37, 12.Aug 2019

Bollworm trap catches in the Delta appear to be between generations. Moth densities will likely begin to rise soon, so be alert for increased moth activity. Tobacco budworm catches remain low in all areas.

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Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – August 1, 2019

Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – August 1, 2019

🕔08:15, 3.Aug 2019

This will be the last week that southwestern corn borer trap counts will be reported since most corn is past the susceptible stage.  

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Heliothine Trap Counts, August 2, 2019

Heliothine Trap Counts, August 2, 2019

🕔14:54, 2.Aug 2019

Bollworm pheromone trap counts held steady in the Northeastern Hills region of the state while dropping some in the Delta region. Tobacco budworm counts fell back into single digits after a 1-week spike. Expect to continue to see light to

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Podcast: Cotton Insect Update 7/31/19

Podcast: Cotton Insect Update 7/31/19

🕔06:31, 2.Aug 2019

Click the icon below to listen to the latest podcast where Angus Catchot, Jeff Gore, and Don Cook discuss the current insect situation in cotton around the state.

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Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 26, 2019

Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 26, 2019

🕔13:20, 29.Jul 2019

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Heliothine Trap Counts, July 26, 2019

Heliothine Trap Counts, July 26, 2019

🕔10:59, 26.Jul 2019

Both bollworm and tobacco budworm trap catches are average to above average this week. Bollworm moths are beginning to emerge from early corn fields, so strong moth flights are expected to continue for awhile since corn was planted over a

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Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 19, 2019

Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 19, 2019

🕔21:24, 19.Jul 2019

 

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Heliothine Trap Catches, July 12, 2019

Heliothine Trap Catches, July 12, 2019

🕔21:09, 17.Jul 2019

Bollworm pheromone trap catches went down slightly in most counties, but rose sharply in Sunflower county, mostly due to a single trap which caught more than 400 moths during the week. Tobacco budworm catches were up in Noxubee and Washington

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Podcast: Spider Mite Management and Rainfastness of Insecticides

Podcast: Spider Mite Management and Rainfastness of Insecticides

🕔14:33, 16.Jul 2019

This podcast discusses spider mite management and rainfastness of insecticide. Click the icon below to listen.

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MS Ag Industry Council – 2019 Row Crop Update

MS Ag Industry Council – 2019 Row Crop Update

🕔11:23, 13.Jul 2019

We welcome you to attend the Row Crop Update at the 2019 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 Traps – July 12, 2019

Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 12, 2019

🕔08:40, 13.Jul 2019

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Corn Reproductive Stages and Their Management Implications

Corn Reproductive Stages and Their Management Implications

🕔15:47, 11.Jul 2019

Corn progresses through six standard stages as kernels develop through reproductive stages. Identification of these stages can be helpful for making prudent management decisions and anticipating crop response to practices and environmental conditions during development.

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Bollworm Management in Cotton: 2019 Guidelines

Bollworm Management in Cotton: 2019 Guidelines

🕔14:59, 10.Jul 2019

As we write this article, July 10, 2019, there are only sporadic reports of bollworm eggs beginning to show up in MS cotton. Generally the first big bollworm flight begins around the week of July 4 and peaks around July

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Heliothine Trap Counts, July 5, 2019

Heliothine Trap Counts, July 5, 2019

🕔15:50, 8.Jul 2019

Bollworm moth trap counts rose in all counties except Noxubee, which was extremely high last week. Most corn is no longer attractive to bollworm moths, so these moths are likely to lay most of their eggs in cotton and soybean.

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Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 5, 2019

Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 5, 2019

🕔20:08, 6.Jul 2019

Several traps exceeded thresholds for the week ending on July 5. As a reminder, our current thresholds are 50 southwestern corn borer moths within a weeks time for corn that has not yet tasseled.  From tassel to dent, the threshold

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