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Iowa: Managing Weeds, Insects, and Diseases – Video

Iowa: Managing Weeds, Insects, and Diseases – Video

👤From Iowa State University Extension 🕔Apr 18, 2017

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is helping Iowa farmers manage weeds, insects and diseases in their fields. Pest management is key to high yields and quality grain. ISU Extension and Outreach specialists are working to provide the tools and

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Minnesota: Insect Management Workshop, Lamberton, Feb. 28

Minnesota: Insect Management Workshop, Lamberton, Feb. 28

👤By Phyllis Bongard, University of Minnesota 🕔Feb 14, 2017

Corn and soybean growers, and those who advise them, often have insect management questions for which the correct answer is, “It depends.” Insecticide resistant populations increase the difficulty of soybean aphid management decisions. Which insecticide group should be used? What

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Louisiana: Annual Crops Forum, Delhi, Feb. 9

Louisiana: Annual Crops Forum, Delhi, Feb. 9

👤By Karol Osborne, LSU AgCenter 🕔Jan 24, 2017

Agriculture producers interested in updates on the latest research in corn, cotton and soybean production can attend the 2017 LSU AgCenter northeast Louisiana crops forum on Feb. 9 at the Delhi Civic Center. In addition to covering a variety of

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Tennessee Sorghum: Headworm Control Options

Tennessee Sorghum: Headworm Control Options

👤By Scott Stewart, University of Tennessee 🕔Aug 5, 2015

Headworms are a common problem, especially on later milo. This includes corn earworm, fall armyworm, and sorghum webworms.

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Tennessee Cotton: Insect Control Considerations to Finish the Season

Tennessee Cotton: Insect Control Considerations to Finish the Season

👤By Scott Stewart, University of Tennessee 🕔Aug 5, 2015

A few cotton fields have reached the point where insecticide applications can be terminated. However growers should still be on lookout for plant bugs, stink bugs, spider mites, and bollworms.

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Georgia: Colquitt County Cotton and Soybean Insect Management Meeting, Aug. 6

Georgia: Colquitt County Cotton and Soybean Insect Management Meeting, Aug. 6

👤By Jeremy Kichler, University of Georgia 🕔Aug 4, 2015

A cotton and soybean insect management update will be held at the Packer Park Farm (across the road from the new high school) in Moultrie, GA on Thursday, August 6th.  This meeting will start at 1 PM.  Dr. Phillip Roberts,

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Soybeans: What Are the Biggest Yield Robbers to Watch For?

Soybeans: What Are the Biggest Yield Robbers to Watch For?

👤From the United Soybean Board 🕔Jul 15, 2015

Let’s face it: Farming would be a lot easier and less risky if each year came with its own instructions. But in the real world, a solid game plan is needed to weather whatever surprises the growing season may bring.

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Soybeans: Managing Weeds Prevents Insects

Soybeans: Managing Weeds Prevents Insects

👤From the United Soybean Board 🕔Jul 7, 2015

Many farmers may not realize that unmanaged weed problems may contribute to insect problems. “Pests often build up on alternative host plants, such as weeds, and then bail off onto soybeans when they start to bloom,” says Mo Way, Ph.D.,

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Mississippi: 5 Scout Schools Scheduled for May, June

🕔Apr 8, 2015

Mississippi State University will be hosting 5 scout schools this year in late May, early June.

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Flint on Crops: Time to Scout Wheat Fields

👤By Ernie Flint, MSU Extension Specialist 🕔Feb 9, 2015

There are many tasks and challenges for agricultural producers this time of year, including the decisions that must be made soon concerning the new farm bill. I should mention that we are sponsoring a farm bill meeting for growers in

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