Nebraska Corn: Scouting for Insects after Emergence

🕔May 21, 2018As corn begins to emerge, be alert to the potential for damage from early season insects such as cutworms, wireworms, white grubs or wheat stem maggot. Wireworms and white grubs […]

Nebraska: Wheat Stem Maggot in Corn – Scout Your Cover Crop Fields

🕔Mar 12, 2018Last spring, we reported wheat stem maggot damage in corn fields that were previously planted to a cover crop in eastern and southern Nebraska. In most cases, cover crops (wheat […]

Nebraska Corn: Wheat Stem Maggot Infestation

🕔Jun 26, 2017On June 13 we reported on an insect suspected to be wheat stem maggot infesting corn fields following wheat and rye cover crops. Twenty-five corn plants were sampled from these […]

South Dakota Wheat: White Heads – Don’t Confuse Head Blight for Stem Maggots

🕔Jul 16, 2015White or bleached heads are a common sight in wheat fields throughout South Dakota. There are two organisms that could be blamed for this kind of damage, an insect called […]

Nebraska Corn: Damage from Wheat Stem Maggot

🕔Jun 22, 2015An unusual situation has surfaced in northeast Nebraska. A number of producers are reporting stunted corn plants with brown flagging in their fields. Reported stand reductions range from 5%-10%. Upon […]

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