Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Terry County has Sugarcane Aphids

Tyler Mays, Extension Agent - IPM in Terry, Yoakum and Gaines counties, today found sugarcane aphids on 23% of plants in one sorghum field five miles west of Brownfield. The dryland field has uneven development and ranges from pre-boot stage to bloom. We have no other details at this time.

Our 2016 Sugarcane Aphid Management Guidelines are posted online. This publication includes recognition, scouting, treatment thresholds and effective insecticides.