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Farmers aren’t the only ones waiting to see how wheat comes out of dormancy this year. Army cutworms may also be lurking just beneath the surface, ready to eat newly green winter wheat. Oklahoma State University entomologist Tom Royer
In the past, corn leaf aphid could be a problem during corn tasseling. This species aggregated around the ear and silks, and sometimes their honeydew production interfered with pollination. But natural enemies and the environment rarely let them persist past
As temperatures warm up across the wheat regions of the state and the crop comes out of dormancy, a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologist said it is time to begin scouting fields for insect pests. Dr. Ed Bynum, AgriLife
Winter wheat has started emerging in some locations, which means that scouting efforts for aphid and mite pests need to begin. The aphids that should be scouted for include the bird cherry oat aphid, English grain aphid, greenbug, and Russian