Recent research from North Carolina has suggested that there are times where tank mixing an insecticide with your nitrogen can be cheaper than using scouting and thresholds for cereal leaf beetle. But there are several reasons why this approach is not recommended for 2014.
Over the last several years Mississippi has seen a consistent response in wheat yield when a pyrethroid was used during the late winter months (late January-February).
Red and green traps attract more sweetpotato weevils than other colors outside of the U.S., and a Montana State University researcher who made that discovery wants to know if Montana insects react the same way.
Winter grain mites in wheat (11/25/13)
Syngenta offers new online wheat resource (11/19/13)
Why worry about Hessian flies in wheat? (10/02/13)
Hessian fly fall activity on wheat (09/18/13)
Afternoon Comments 03/10
The wheat markets also declined in the wake of the WASDE data. Despite likely underlying support stemming from the uncertain Black Sea situation, wheat futures accompanied the other crop markets lower Sunday night. Futures actually turned mixed by late morning, but came under fresh pressure when the WASDE report was released and closed weakly. May CBOT wheat futures fell 13.25 cents to $6.4075/bushel at their Monday close, while May KCBT wheat futures dropped 10.0 cents to $7.1125, and May MWE futures lost 12.25 to $6.9275.