Category Archives: Insects

Southwestern Corn Borers in Corn

Author: Scott Stewart, IPM Extension Specialist Comments Off on Southwestern Corn Borers in Corn

Below is an exact repeat of an article last year, actually on the same date, which is reminder that our first and second generation flights of southwestern corn borer (SWCB) tend to occur at the same time each year. Continue reading

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Tarnished plant bugs get an early start

Author: Sandy Steckel, Extension Assistant Comments Off on Tarnished plant bugs get an early start

Tarnished plant bugs are the #1 insect pest of cotton in Tennessee. In the fall of the year, tarnished plant bug (TPB) nymphs develop into adults on weedy hosts in response to decreasing day lengths (Snodgrass 2014).   Continue reading

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