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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Heliothine Trap Catches, July 23, 2021

Heliothine Trap Catches, July 23, 2021

🕔17:39, 23.Jul 2021

Bollworm pheromone trap catches were up sharply in the Delta region this week while the bollworm traps in Northeast MS were down slightly.

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Southwestern Corn Borer – July 17, 2021

Southwestern Corn Borer – July 17, 2021

🕔22:11, 16.Jul 2021

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Heliothine Trap Catches, July 16, 2021

Heliothine Trap Catches, July 16, 2021

🕔14:03, 16.Jul 2021

Bollworm and tobacco budworm moth trap pheromone catches increased this week at most locations. However, trap catches are still below normal for this time of year for both species.

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MS Ag Industry Council – 2021 Row Crop Update

MS Ag Industry Council – 2021 Row Crop Update

🕔18:10, 14.Jul 2021

We welcome you to attend the Row Crop Update at the 2021 Mississippi Agricultural Industry Council Annual Convention. This event is hosted at Perdido Beach Resort in Orange Beach, Alabama on Wednesday, July 21 starting at 8:00am.

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Identifying Corn Reproductive Stages and Management Implications

Identifying Corn Reproductive Stages and Management Implications

🕔17:35, 14.Jul 2021

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

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Bollworm Management in Early Bloom Cotton

Bollworm Management in Early Bloom Cotton

🕔15:49, 14.Jul 2021

There are reports of bollworm eggs starting to show up and in some areas are at or above egg threshold. In a normal year, the bollworm flight generally begins around July 4th and peaks about the 15th.  That timeline would

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ThryvOn Cotton (Podcast)

ThryvOn Cotton (Podcast)

🕔15:14, 13.Jul 2021

ngus Catchot sits down in the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to talk with Whitney, Jason, and Tom about ThryvOn cotton.  ThryvOn is a new insect trait with activity against thrips and plant bugs, which is in the final

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Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 10, 2021

Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 10, 2021

🕔06:23, 10.Jul 2021

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Sugarcane Aphid Management

Sugarcane Aphid Management

🕔07:27, 9.Jul 2021

We are beginning to get a few reports of  sugarcane aphid in the state. Sugarcane aphid have the potential to cause significant yield losses if left untreated or if timely applications aren’t made. Aphids detected at low levels will often

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Sorghum Midge Scouting and Management

Sorghum Midge Scouting and Management

🕔07:12, 9.Jul 2021

Often times, people think scouting for midge is difficult, mostly due to a lack of confidence. However, if you know what you are looking for and not finding anything, the likelihood is they simply aren’t there. High numbers of midge

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Heliothine Moth Trap Catches, July 8, 2021

Heliothine Moth Trap Catches, July 8, 2021

🕔17:12, 8.Jul 2021

Bollworm moth catches in pheromone traps were similar or lower than last week, and continue to be lower than long-term average catches. However isolated traps sometimes catch large numbers of moths, so while the overall state should not have a

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Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 3, 2021

Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 3, 2021

🕔11:14, 3.Jul 2021

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Heliothine Trap Catches, July 2, 2021

Heliothine Trap Catches, July 2, 2021

🕔14:15, 2.Jul 2021

Bollworm and tobacco budworm moth catches continued to be average to below average this week in all locations. However, as corn matures past the point where it is attractive to bollworms, more of these moths will begin laying their eggs

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