Thursday, July 7, 2016

Aphids Found in Mills County, Reported in Comanche, Hamilton Counties and More

Tom Guthrie, County Extension Agent Ag, in Mills County is reporting building populations of sugarcane aphid on sorghum in Mills County. Some fields have exceeded the economic threshold. He has credible reports of sugarcane aphids in Comanche and Hamilton counties.  Additionally, a private consultant has reported finding aphids in Nolan, Fisher and Jones counties at treatable levels.

Sugarcane aphids on sorghum in Mills County. Photo credit: Tom Guthrie.