Alabama: Collecting Soil, Root Samples for Nematode Analysis Dec 10, 2019

🕔Dec 10, 2019
Why Sample for Nematodes? Several kinds of plant parasitic nematodes attack Alabama’s field crops, gardens, and landscape plantings each year. Crop losses caused by nematodes nationwide are estimated at around […]

Pennsylvania: Fall’s the Time to Sample for Parasitic Nematodes Oct 31, 2019

🕔Oct 31, 2019
Plant parasitic nematodes that feed on soybean roots include lance, sting, lesion, root knot, and soybean cyst nematodes (SCN). Yield losses caused by SCN are greater than losses caused by any […]

Arkansas Soybeans: Free Nematode Testing for Growers Sep 20, 2019

🕔Sep 20, 2019
If you have fields that are: Currently in soybeans Will be soybeans next year In longer cropping rotations that included soybeans in the last 3 years Cover crops in rotation […]

Mississippi Soybeans: Extension Expands Free Nematode Tests Sep 19, 2019

🕔Sep 19, 2019
The Mississippi State University Extension Service Plant Diagnostic Lab is offering free nematode testing for all Mississippi-grown soybeans through Aug. 30, 2020. This season’s testing was expanded to include all […]

Bayer’s NemaStrike is a No Go in 2020 – DTN Aug 1, 2019

🕔Aug 1, 2019
Bayer has announced it will not sell its seed treatment known as NemaStrike for the 2020 growing season, citing ongoing safety concerns with the nematicide. The company says the product, […]

Georgia Cotton: 6 Diseases to Watch for in August Aug 1, 2019

🕔Aug 1, 2019
In my world of all things “disease and nematode management” of Georgia’s cotton crop, August is a very important month for growers. It is important for two very different reasons. […]

Pecan Weevils: Researchers Boost Control By Beneficial Nematode Jul 25, 2019

🕔Jul 25, 2019
Beneficial nematodes are used as biological control agents to fight a variety of insect pests that severely damage crops. However, in many cases the nematodes don’t measure up to other […]

Nematodes: Nufarm Gains Multi-State Approvals for Trunemco Technology for Grains, Cotton Jul 22, 2019

🕔Jul 22, 2019
Nufarm Americas Inc. announced today that Trunemco, its new seed-applied nematode management technology, has now been approved in 28 states. Following EPA approval of Trunemco in May, state approvals already […]

Arkansas: Keep an Eye Open for These Insect Pests Jun 21, 2019

🕔Jun 21, 2019
Soybean A few people have called this past week about finding 4 or 5 small corn earworms per 25 sweeps in blooming soybeans. In this situation the corn earworm virus […]

Illinois: How Will Late Planting Affect Crop Diseases? May 16, 2019

🕔May 16, 2019
Most Illinois producers are behind in getting corn and soybeans into the ground this year as a result of persistent rains and cool temperatures.  Some people are wondering what this might mean […]

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