Georgia: Organic Farming – Integrating Biological Controls for Root-Knot Nematodes, Weeds Sep 25, 2020

🕔Sep 25, 2020
While weeds and plant parasites are a concern for all agricultural producers, organic producers are doubly challenged to combat these problems without chemical solutions. Through a grant from the U.S. […]

Mississippi Soybeans: Free Soil Nematode Tests Extended to 2021 Aug 31, 2020

🕔Aug 31, 2020
The Mississippi State University Extension Service is offering another year of free testing for often overlooked nematode pests that frequently cause poor crop performance. Soil-dwelling root-knot, reniform and soybean cyst […]

Texas West Plains Cotton: Keep Irrigation Running, Sample Soils for Nematodes Aug 27, 2020

🕔Aug 27, 2020
For most, August has been another long hot, dry month. Very few were fortunate enough to receive any measurable precipitation. Most all cotton has bolled to the top and has […]

Illinois Corn: Dealing with Nematodes – Thresholds and Sampling Jun 17, 2020

🕔Jun 17, 2020
Nematodes are roundworms that are extremely abundant in nature.  Nematodes can have many different lifestyles,  from feeding on bacteria, fungi, detritus, and other nematodes, to feeding on hosts such as humans, […]

Iowa: Check Corn for Damaging Levels of Nematodes Jun 8, 2020

🕔Jun 8, 2020
Iowa State University professor and nematologist Dr. Don Norton found nearly two dozen species of nematodes feeding on corn in Iowa in the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s. These microscopic worms […]

Cotton and Peanuts: At-Planting Protection is Still an Option Apr 23, 2020

🕔Apr 23, 2020
It’s not too late to factor in the value of earliness when it comes to at-planting inputs. As growers race into the 2020 planting season, there is still time to […]

Florida Corn: Comparing Nematicide Efficacy Mar 23, 2020

🕔Mar 23, 2020
As much of the world adjusts to changes in our daily life due to measures to combat COVID-19, farmers continue to do what they do – work to produce food. […]

Cotton – Technologically Speaking, A Bright Decade Ahead – DTN Feb 3, 2020

🕔Feb 3, 2020
The next decade will bring some novel cotton technology to U.S. farmers. We rounded up four new cotton traits in the pipeline — three winding their way toward commercialization and […]

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 […]

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